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Stockbox Grocers on First Hill

Stockbox Grocers on First Hill

Stockbox Neighborhood Grocery is expanding this summer to First Hill. This store expands the Stockbox mission, began two years ago with a prototype in Delridge, and less than a year ago with the first production store in South Park. ...

IgniteBGI – 5 minutes, 20 slides, 15 seconds each

IgniteBGI – 5 minutes, 20 slides, 15 seconds each

Ignite BGI features social entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs focused on creating social and business solutions integrating the triple-bottom-line in this innovative IGNITE. Inspiring, connecting, and engaging nearly a dozen sustainable MBA students and faculty will unleash ideas in the rapid...

Creating an ecosystem

Creating an ecosystem

It takes far more than a business incubator to create a thriving ecosystem…  

Impactful Innovation

Impactful Innovation

The past month in Seattle has seen an incredible surge of efforts around sustainable, conscious, impactful business.  Showcased across four events, more than four dozen emerging, impactful, social enterprises have shared their stories with the city and with the...

The World You Want to Live In

The World You Want to Live In

I want to live in a town with a thriving downtown core, with good restaurants, a great bakery, nice shops, and a comforting grocery store.  I want to live in a community which supports these business owners.  A community...

A Fresh Take on Startup Accelerators for Social Enterprise

A Fresh Take on Startup Accelerators for Social Enterprise

Some additional backstory on Fledge, from Forbes.com When people consider launching startup accelerators for social enterprises, there’s always the nagging question: Does the classic model work? Is three months enough to address the complicated issues founders must wrestle with?...

“Conscious Consumers”

“Conscious Consumers”

A large and growing number of consumers today are increasingly:environmentally conscious, energy conscious, health conscious, conscious of sustainability, of community, and even conscious of consumption itself.  Conscious of transportation, farmland, ingredients, and all things food-related.  Conscious of supply chains,...

A “Conscious” Ecosystem

A “Conscious” Ecosystem

Creating a thriving ecosystem of companies capable of tackling the “conscious consumer” market requires a few components, most of which exist today, plus a few which we can easily add: Education – multiple layers of meetups, certificates, and degrees...