five ACCESSORIES is one of the most triple bottom line businesses you will encounter. five ACCESSORIES is a wholesale business whose mission is to empower and deliver sustainable livelihoods for workers and their communities through the sale of eco-friendly and fair traded, locally made products. Products can be found in over 150 national retail stores. Christine Hutchison and her husband Wells founded the company during their honeymoon five years ago. While there, they met a Balinese tour guide who told them how much difference five dollars a month can make to a Balinese family. While
The Entrepreneurs for a Change podcast features evolutionary entrepreneurs who are changing the way we do business, by saying “No” to business as usual and “Yes” to business for good. We showcase visionary entrepreneurs who are empowering people, saving the planet, and generating prosperity by starting green businesses, social enterprises, and B-Corporations. We showcase conscious mediapreneurs who are transforming the lives and minds of thousands of people via digital media and online programs. We showcase lifestyle entrepreneurs who have kicked down cubicle walls to start businesses with maximum freedom and flexibility, so that they can live the lifestyle of their dreams. We are going to get into the juicy details of exactly how these entrepreneurs built their businesses, step by step. We want to you come away with actionable strategies, tools, and advice you can use to grow your own mission driven business.
In this podcast, we'll look at Green Earth Bamboo. Green Earth Bamboo is a family owned e-commerce business that specializes in bamboo viscose products, such as bamboo bedding, towels and bathrobes, clothing, and accessories. Doug Bancorn, Co-Founder of Green Earth Bamboo, shares the nitty gritty of what went into setting up their drop shipping business and offers valuable advice for aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to set up a green online business, such as: During this interview, Doug will share: What it took to become a profitable 6 figure business in one year, with nearly a quarter
Back to the Roots is founded in 2009 by young entrepreneurs Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora during their last semester at UC Berkeley. They product gourmet mushroom kits that grow in soil composed of 100% recycled coffee grounds. In this interview, Co-Founder Nikhil Arora shares how their green business idea became a reality, from the early days of collecting used coffee grounds from local Berkeley coffee shops, to their partnerships with Peet’s Coffee and Whole Foods, to the $5 million business it is today. He also talks about the evolution of their product design, and how their urgent