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Check out this week’s content below. We hope you find it informative and inspirational.
In the news
Back in March, Conscious Capitalism Inc. brought on Alexander McCobin to serve as co-CEO alongside Doug Rauch. In late April, they sat down to have a conversation about the future of the organization and Conscious Capitalism with this new partnership. You can read this brief, but insightful conversation here.
Did you miss the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego last week? No worries, you can check out some of the highlights here and even some recordings on the Sustainable Brands website. Even if you were in attendance, this is a great recap of all the amazing change going on in world and the brands that are leading the way.
Still not convinced that a company can be both conscious and thrive in a capitalistic society? Look no further. Green Giants: How Smart Companies Turn Sustainability Into Billion-Dollar Businesses, by Freya Williams, is the BILLION dollar business case. At the time she finished the book, there were 9 companies she highlighted, including Whole Foods, Natura, and Unilever. As of last week, she shared at least 8 more companies that have reached the Billion dollar mark through their sustainability brands, including REI, Made to Matter by Target, and Costco.
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