Attendees will include business leaders, entrepreneurs and other change-agents. Highlights and discussion for this workshop include: - What is a benefit corporation? - What is a B Corp? - Why do they earn Certification? - How might you do it? Learn from personal journeys of top executives building businesses structured to do more than just maximize profits. For-profit businesses that are changing their communities and the world while making a living at the same time. Agenda: 9:30 – 10:00 – Registration & Networking 10:00 – 10:30 – Remarks & Introductions 10:30 – 11:30 – Panel Presentation/Discussion Noon – 1:00 – Working Lunch, Meet-and-Greet, Collaboration and Idea-Sharing, Calls-to-Action *Complimentary lunch will be provided. Opening Remarks: - The Greenhouse co-manager and the Mayor's Small Liaison Jessica Eilerman - National nonprofits 1% For the Planet and Ideas for Us.
Speaker(s): Dirk Roskam, CFO, Clean the World (Certified B Corp 2015) - Jared Meyers, CEO, Salt Palm Development (Certified B Corp 2018) - Dr. Sheila Rocherfort-Hoehn, Zen Life Center (Certified B Corp 2016) - Louisa Cisneros, Community Lead, Athleta Millenia (Certified B Corp 2018) - Moderated by Vinny Tafuro, president, Conscious Capitalism Florida
Co-Sponsor(s): StPeteForGood and Conscious Capitalism Florida
B Corps and like-minded businesses are leading a global movement of people using business as a force for good. Discussion will include business successes that reach beyond profits, benefit for all stakeholders (not just shareholders), and the future of this global movement among businesses taking leadership roles in solving problems.
Fee: No Cost