Forty years ago, I met a cadre of business designers and developers who called what they did Regenerative Business Design. They had led an extraordinarily successful revolution at Procter and Gamble that demonstrated a state-of-the-art approach to producing return on investment with people and assets. In an industry whose margins were collapsed to below 5 percent, they delivered earnings that were […]
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Carol Sanford, host of The Responsible Entrepreneur Podcast, talks to Ethan Roland and Gregory Landua about Terra Genesis.
David Thau talks about his plan to save the rainforest with Google Maps and about teaching thinking skills at Mills College that matter to non-profits and business.
Think of your favorite products. They make your life deeply satisfying, meaningful, and workable. They help you be your best self and do your best work. You identify with them and tell others about them. You’re proud to be represented by them. Customer’s Lives Are Enriched My favorite product is my new Apple MacBook Air. I’m […]
Carol Sanford interviews Madelynn Martiniere of FTI Consulting Strategic Communications. Carol discusses what open source means to the entrepreneurial technology world, and the critical nature of authenticity. Three criteria are offered for how to recognize where and when authenticity is present. Madelynn and Carol discuss these criteria and how they play out in building communication in […]
Originally published in Corporate EcoForum’s EcoInnovator Blog. DuPont sold its Fibers and Textiles business, which had been the heart and soul of its business—the operations that made such well-known products as Stainmaster nylon carpet fibers and Lycra stretch fabric. At the time, the deal reduced the company’s revenue from a peak of $45 billion in […]
TRE Podcast – The Responsible Entrepreneur – Koann Skrzyniarz Hear Responsible Entrepreneur Koann Skrzyniarz, Founder and CEO of Sustainable Life Media and Sustainable Brands and Carol Sanford talk about what it takes to shift from a community to a movement and how whole systems change thinking can leverage great change in the world.
Carol Sanford introduces us to four types of coops and the value each can bring. She shares clips from an interview with Kipp Baratoff, who has created the most sophisticated form of co-op and therefore likely the highest financial and social return.