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Check out this week’s content below. We hope you find it informative and inspirational.
In the news
CCSD friend and supporter, Shannon McCrary, gave a shout out to our organization and launch this week in the San Diego Business Journal. McCrary dives even deeper on why it makes business sense to be committed to something greater than just profits in her article, Consumers Demand Purpose-Driven Capitalism.
Sustainable Brands New Metrics annual conference was held this week. Each year they focus on identifying, measuring, and quantifying new forms of business risk and value by tying environmental an social impact to financials. Check out some of the leading ideas and practices shared this week with hundreds of top execs across a variety of industries.
Most of us are aware of Zappos and maybe have even bought a thing or two from them. But do you know how this company is able to generate $1 billion in gross merchandise sales every year? Hint: it rhymes with vulture (wish there was a better rhyming word). Check out CEO, Tony Hsieh’s book, Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, Purpose. Oh, and they even built another company around this.
Vulnerability wall at the Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit this week. You can follow all the great talks and topics using #CCSummit2015. There was also some buzz about ABC 20/20 filming a panel discussion! (photo: @CoreyBlake9000)
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