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💡 What is Sustainable Business? And, Why Does it Matter?

A “sustainable business” (a Grow Ensemble ‘Better-for-the-World Business’) is a business that doesn’t just see it’s positive contributions as ‘charitable’ but they see them as an obligation—something that’s non-negotiable in being a business in operation today. 

Truly sustainable businesses (as we see them here at Grow Ensemble), use their businesses as a vehicle for affecting necessary change, whether that’s reversing climate change, advocating for human rights, or doing their part to see the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are achieved.  

Whether you are just getting started on your journey in environmental and social responsibility as it relates to business, or, trying to push the boundaries for what sort of change you/your business can make in the world, you’ll find resources on this page for you.

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    Recent Posts on Business with Impact:

    If you are looking for ‘how-to’s’ on how to implement more sustainable business practices, want lessons from ‘founding members’ of the better business movement (see: Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, etc.), or you are interested in discussions around businesses neutralizing their carbon footprint, see our posts here.

    The B Impact Assessment: What is it & Why Does it Matter?

    The B Impact Assessment: What is it & Why Does it Matter?

    The B Impact Assessment: What is it & Why Does it Matter? Want the audio version of this blog post? Listen to it here:Subscribe:here is a lot of mention of Certified B Corporations and the B Corp movement on the Grow Ensemble blog...and...

    50 Social Entrepreneurs Changing the World

    50 Social Entrepreneurs Changing the World

    50 Social Entrepreneurs Changing the World Bonus Material! Download Our Social Entrepreneurship 101 Complete Guide [PDF]Want the audio version of this post? Listen to part 1 & 2 below:Subscribe:Subscribe:f you’re looking for a comprehensive...

    35 Tips for Working Remotely During the COVID-19 Crisis

    35 Tips for Working Remotely During the COVID-19 Crisis

    35 Tips for Working Remotely During the COVID-19 Crisis lthough remote work is still not the norm for most working people, it isn’t all that unfamiliar, especially given the common experience caused by COVID-19. Many people face different events or...

    Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

    Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

    Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman When the waves are good, surf. When there’s powder on the mountains, ski. Patagonia Founder Yvon Chouinard didn’t set out to be a businessperson. As he mentions in this very book, Let My People Go...

    Recent Interviews with Better Business Leaders:

    From the most ambitious and innovative entrepreneurs in the clean energy sector, to business executives advocating for living wages for their & others’ supply chains, you can capture hours of inspiration and ‘better business school lessons,’ from our collected interviews.

    Grow Ensemble Community Update: September 2020

    Grow Ensemble Community Update: September 2020

    Grow Ensemble Community Update: September 2020 Building a Community Around Better Living & Better BusinessWant the audio version of this blog post? Listen to it here:Subscribe:Subscribe:ey there, welcome to our second Grow Ensemble Community...

    What is a Socially Conscious Business?

    What is a Socially Conscious Business?

    What is a Socially Conscious Business?With Meghan French DunbarSubscribe:hat’s your favorite company? It’s safe to say that most people have a few go-to brands they come back to time and time again. Would you be surprised...

    Our Favorite Community Resources on Better Business: 

    The best part about being in the ‘business of doing good,’ is a community with the shared values and ethos—here are some of our favorite resources for sustainable business news, articles, and more.

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