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Business is an unlikely hero: a force for good working to solve society's most pressing challenges, while boosting bottom line. This is social purpose at work. And it's a dynamic journey. Purpose 360 is a masterclass in unlocking the power of social purpose to ignite business and social impact. Host Carol Cone brings decades of social impact expertise and a 360-degree view of integrating social purpose into an organization into unfiltered conversations that illuminate today's big challenges and bigger ideas.

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    • Government
    • 4.3 • 8 Ratings

Business is an unlikely hero: a force for good working to solve society's most pressing challenges, while boosting bottom line. This is social purpose at work. And it's a dynamic journey. Purpose 360 is a masterclass in unlocking the power of social purpose to ignite business and social impact. Host Carol Cone brings decades of social impact expertise and a 360-degree view of integrating social purpose into an organization into unfiltered conversations that illuminate today's big challenges and bigger ideas.

    Taking the Organic Dream Mainstream Part 2

    Taking the Organic Dream Mainstream Part 2

    The natural and organic foods movement is taking on new meaning—and urgency—as societies better understand the link between the food we eat and the health of our planet. This week we continue our conversation with Mark Retzloff, one of the pioneers of the natural, organic, and sustainable food industry. Over his 5+ decades in the industry, Mark has started, led, and managed a roster of big-name natural food and beverage brands, including Horizon Organic Dairy, Alfalfa’s Markets, Aurora Organic Dairy, and more.

    • 33 min
    Taking the Organic Dream Mainstream Part 1

    Taking the Organic Dream Mainstream Part 1

    The natural and organic foods movement is taking on new meaning—and urgency—as societies better understand the link between the food we eat and the health of our planet. This week we talk to Mark Retzloff, one of the pioneers of the natural, organic, and sustainable food industry. Over his 5+ decades in the industry, Mark has started, led, and managed a roster of big-name natural food and beverage brands, including Horizon Organic Dairy, Alfalfa’s Markets, Aurora Organic Dairy, and more.

    • 54 min
    Advancing a ‘Purpose Mindset’ at Microsoft and Beyond

    Advancing a ‘Purpose Mindset’ at Microsoft and Beyond

    Akhtar Badshah is an expert on social impact, CSR, philanthropy, and international development—in addition to being an author and artist. Akhtar spent a decade at Microsoft, acting as a senior director of citizenship and public affairs to lead the company’s global community investment and employee programs.

    • 54 min
    Evofem’s “Soul” Purpose is to Improve the Lives of Women Part 2

    Evofem’s “Soul” Purpose is to Improve the Lives of Women Part 2

    Continuing our conversation this week with pioneering business and bioscience leader Saundra Pelletier. Her company, Evofem Biosciences, exists to give women control over their sexual and reproductive health.

    • 30 min
    Evofem’s “Soul” Purpose is to Improve the Lives of Women Part 1

    Evofem’s “Soul” Purpose is to Improve the Lives of Women Part 1

    Pioneering business and bioscience leader Saundra Pelletier embodies resilience and fortitude. Her company, Evofem Biosciences, exists to give women control over their sexual and reproductive health. It’s doing so with a first-of-its-kind hormone free, on-demand prescription birth control gel, Phexxi.

    • 29 min
    Scaling Activism at Patagonia

    Scaling Activism at Patagonia

    Long considered the “gold standard” for purpose-driven companies, Patagonia might be considered an activist organization that happens to sell apparel and outdoor gear. This week, we continue our conversation with Corley Kenna on the organization’s move to becoming a B-Corp, scaling community activism and more.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

AndreaDavInFlorida ,

Engaging and Insightful

Carol asks the same questions that are on my mind about how big brands are authentically navigating and creating social purpose. It’s great to hear their insights and “lessons learned” so directly.

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