As we enter a New Year — and a New Decade!? — we thought we’d reflect on the past year’s most popular articles. Whether you’re new to the conscious-business paradigm or you’re a seasoned conscious leader who’s looking for new and improved conscious-business practices, this countdown of top stories is sure to inspire. Grab your cup of joe and get ready to re-evaluate your definitions of profit and purpose in 2020. Here’s to the future!
At Barry-Wehmiller, Bob Chapman’s Truly Human Leadership has created a new paradigm for success for nearly 12,000 employees.
Read the full story: How This $2.8 Billion Company Wins by Caring for Workers
19. Toxic Masculinity is Having a Moment. Here’s What It Is and Who It Hurts.
From the new APA guidance on its impact to the new Gilette and Axe ads, the term ‘toxic masculinity’ has taken the world by storm.
Read the full story: Toxic Masculinity is Having a Moment. Here’s What It Is and Who It Hurts.
Sustainability isn’t just about recycling; it’s key to succeeding in the modern business world. Here’s how to start thinking about it in your company.
Read the full story: Why and How to Make Your Business Sustainable
These 21 superstars are making a difference through their personal-transformation work, the conscious workplaces they create, and the global impact of their businesses and ideas.
Read the full story: Top Conscious Business Leaders 2018
Consumers increasingly favor sustainable apparel companies that minimize their impact on people and the planet—and top brands are responding in kind.
Read the full story: 4 Apparel Brands That Take Social Responsibility Seriously
Feminine leadership, inclusion, and diversity in the workplace are often framed as issues only for women and people of color. They’re not.
Read the full story: Diversity Is For White Men Too. Here’s How — and Why it Matters.
These forward-thinkers are saying no to profit at all costs and yes to advancing a new business-as-usual.
Read the full story: Top 22 Conscious Business Leaders of 2019
We worked with GameChangers 500 to bring you this list of the best companies where profits play a supporting role to the real stars: mission and purpose.
Read the full story: The World’s Top 25 For-Benefit Companies
12. 30 World-Changing Women in Conscious Business – 2018
These thought leaders, investors, CEOs, intrapreneurs, founders, and social entrepreneurs are making the world a better place by leveraging the power of business.
Read the full story: 30 World-Changing Women in Conscious Business – 2018
Learn how Zahra Kassam, founder of Monti Kids, walked away from the hit TV show with a deal but not without some trauma.
We polled investors, incubators, accelerators, and industry groups to bring you this list of 19 exciting social entrepreneurs on the rise in 2017 — plus their inspirations, recommendations, and recent lessons.
Read the full story: 19 Social Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017
Meet the creators and makers, movers and shakers who are transforming business — and the planet — for the better.
Read the full story: 35 World-Changing Women in Conscious Business — 2019
Learn about the journey toward the decision to capitalize Black and White in Conscious Company Media’s style guide — and how it represents making tough decisions by considering the perspectives those decisions affect.
7. There Are Actually 6+ Types of Social Enterprise
The term “social enterprise” can mean a lot of different things. In this article, you’ll get some insight on the question: where on the spectrum does your favorite one fall?
Read the full story: There Are Actually 6+ Types of Social Enterprise
6. 31 Social Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2018
These brave business leaders are pioneering new models that blend purpose and profit to create meaningful, lasting change in their communities, for the environment, and beyond.
Read the full story: 31 Social Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2018
5. 18 Inspiring Quotes About Courage from Powerful Women
Maya Angelou, Eileen Fisher, Gloria Steinem, Sheryl Sandberg, and others weigh in about this key element of women’s leadership.
Read the full story: 18 Inspiring Quotes About Courage from Powerful Women
Both B Corps and benefit corporations focus on using business for good. But there are some important differences between them.
Read the full story: What’s the Difference Between a B Corp and a Benefit Corporation?
3. Simon Sinek’s Bold New Paradigm for Capitalism
In this exclusive interview with Simon Sinek, learn more about his new book “The Infinite Game” and the mindset of the new business-as-usual.
Read the full story: Simon Sinek’s Bold New Paradigm for Capitalism
It’s easy to grouse about Facebook and Twitter in our increasingly connected society. But for sustainable businesses, social media can be a tool for staying in touch with the people who matter most.
Read the full story: How Social Media is Changing Communication for the Better
CSR efforts don’t just boost profits and improve customer relations — they’re good for employee relations, too. In this article, you’ll learn how.
Read the full story: 6 Ways Corporate Social Responsibility Benefits Your Employees
Vanessa Childers is the Editorial Director of Conscious Company Media, where she bolsters digital brand awareness and drives the overarching content strategy.