Graeme Newell

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prAna

prAna focuses on sustainability in the creation of their products while maintaining a commitment to treating their employees as family. pRana was one of the first companies to bring fair trade apparel to the U.S.  They are committed to making sure that their workers feel safe and comfortable in their workplace environment. Learn how to find …

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panera bread

Panera Bread serves high-quality food to every customer, regardless of their ability to pay. CBS News features the Panera Care restaurant, where customers choose how much they want to pay for their food. Panera Cares' General Manager, Colleen Kincaid, talks about the Panera Cares Cafe and how they help those people who struggle to afford …

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meathead movers practice social entrepreneurship

Meathead Movers is a moving company that employs student athletes. They serve Santa Barbara and surrounding communities. MM provides a premium moving service. Part of their purpose is helping victims of domestic abuse. Members of this vulnerable population need a fresh start in life after leaving their abusers. From its founding in 1997, the company has maintained …

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king arthur flour keeps passion alive

Keeping the craft, art, and love of baking alive through training videos and classes. King Arthur Flour supporting Homeboy Bakery, a bakery that helps former gang members and felons by providing them with education and jobs. Learn how to find and implement purpose-driven strategy in your businesspreview the book

fuller cut barbershop sets the bar for corporate social responsibility companies

Problem Solvers Corporate social responsibility companies always look to help solve one or more of society’s problems. There are as many problems and solutions as there are social entrepreneurs. Each company presents its own unique approach to improving society. Fuller Cut Barbershop, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, is one of the corporate social responsibility companies doing its …

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aravind eye hospitals are social entrepreneurship companies

Introducing Aravind Aravind Eye Hospital, in India, provides 75% of its surgeries for free, but still manages to run at profit. How is this possible? It is a reality because Aravind is one of the most innovative social entrepreneurship companies operating today. Aravind is innovative in its mission of eliminating blindness by providing high quality …

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