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A big shout out to our co-founder for being featured as one of the Top 22 Conscious Business leaders of 2019 by Conscious Company Magazine in their August 2019 issue- the last print edition for the publication! The article shares “These 22 superstars, nominated by their communities and handpicked by our editorial staff, are making a difference through their work on personal transformation, the thriving workplaces they create, and the global impact of their businesses and ideas. May their efforts inspire us and serve as a reminder that we’re all in this together.” Congrats, Jared, on being honored and thanks for all you do for the greater good!

Why Business for Good is Good for Your Business

Lorin Augeri Follow One of the essential functions of the Certified B Corporation community is helping to create an inclusive and regenerative economy. B Corp businesses pride themselves on the...

Legacy Vacation Resorts Among the First Hotel Companies To Become a Certified B Corporation

By Lodging Staff – July 25, 2019 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.—Florida-based Legacy Vacation Resorts (LVR) recently achieved Certified B Corporation status, becoming the first multi-state hotel and vacation ownership company...

Stop being trashy: St. Pete launches composting program

Stop being trashy: St. Pete launches composting program “Kitchen and yard waste make up about 30% of what is thrown away.” By Janelle Irwin Taylor on July 17, 2019 The...

Artifishal film by Patagonia screens in Tampa Bay

Studio Movie Grill 12332 University Mall Ct Tampa, FL 33612 UNIVERSITYTAMPA (813) 241-3800 $10 Join St. Pete for Good at a screening of Patagonia’s #Artifishal for a film that explores...

Legacy Vacation Resorts All In with Business for Good Approach

By Glenn Hasek May 3, 2019 In March, Orlando, Fla.-based Legacy Vacation Resorts (LVR) announced that it had officially achieved Certified B Corporation status. Clean the World, also in Orlando, is another organization that has...

Legacy Vacation Resorts becomes first B corporation certified multi-state hospitality company in the US

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA – Florida-based Legacy Vacation Resorts (LVR) has officially achieved Certified B Corporation Status, becoming the first multi-state hotel and vacation ownership company in the country to secure the prestigious designation....

A plan for a sustainable St. Petersburg

By Ben Siwinski Special to the Tampa Bay Times Published April 8 Updated April 8 Tampa Bay Times reporter Elizabeth Djinis ended her story on the long-range threat of climate change to our shorelines...

How to launch a B-Corp that generates results

By: Brian Hartz Tampa Bay Editor As the buying power of millennials and Generation Z increases, buzzwords like “conscious capitalism” and “triple bottom line” — people, planet, profits — have...

Conscious Capitalism aims to expand in Tampa Bay

A national organization that promotes the idea that business must have a purpose beyond profit hopes to get a stronger foothold in the Tampa-St. Pete area. . “I think there’s...

St. Petersburg named 27th city in US Ignite Smart Cities Network

By Megan Holmes Major news came out of the inaugural Sunny Side Up Lecture Series held Wednesday morning at USF St. Petersburg’s Lynn Pippenger Hall. The event, which came out...

St. Pete businesses taking pride in social responsibility

By: Sorboni Banerjee, FOX 13 News POSTED: OCT 26 2018 04:59PM EDT ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) – Americans are choosing to spend their money on goods and services that align with their values,...

St. Petersburg wins Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, $2.5 million in resources

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The city of St. Petersburg has won the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge and $2.5 million in resources to help combat climate change at the local level. Former...

The HIVE presents Life Below Water in St. Petersburg

Join The IDEAS Hive On December 3 as they explore the challenges and opportunities for preserving St. Petersburg’s Life Below Water, while brainstorming solutions to protect oceans and marine life....

Women thought leaders: Bridging the gender gap in Tampa Bay

Negative messages can crush a girl’s heart. So when Ingrid Harb’s high school counselor discouraged her from applying to four-year colleges, it could have scarred her for life. Instead, Harb...

3 Daughters infusing Good throughout St. Pete

Mike and Leigh Harting know how to make great beer. They also know how to make an invaluable difference in their community. The Hartings are probably best known as the...

St. Petersburg mural festival SHINEs brighter with first-ever title sponsor

Salt Palm Development, a real estate developer, has matched the city of St. Petersburg’s $25,000 seed donation. For the first time in its short but mighty four-year history, SHINE —...

PAL St. Pete welcomes hands-on support from area businesses

Sixty-person accounting firm Spoor Bunch Franz lends entire staff for entire day How many accounting professionals does it take to pressure-wash exteriors, clear and paint offices, build shelves, organize files,...

St. Pete Businesses Join Efforts to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

ST. PETERSBURG — Business owners and elected officials on Tuesday unveiled a new campaign attacking an environmental scourge: The plastic straw. The “No Straws St. Pete” campaign hopes to convince...

A Guide to Buying B Corp

Use this roadmap to find certified B Corporation products in your grocery aisles. If you’re a label reader then your eye is likely trained to recognize stamps for certifications like...

Don’t Boycott Bad Companies, Spend More With Good Ones

Just as in political elections, people would rather take action to make a statement. Especially this past year, the idea of “voting with your wallet” has taken on a certain...

Florida brewery unveils six-pack rings that spare sea turtles

Via CBS News – The threat of plastic waste to marine wildlife is well known; the most ubiquitous image of its impact is that of seafaring turtles and gulls ensnared...