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A bi-weekly podcast about B Corps and the journey to B Corp certification. B Corp status incites businesses to race towards serving the greater good and reducing harm over the traditional race towards fattening the bottom line with increased profits. A podcast from Dirigo Collective, Responsibly Different™ spotlights businesses from diverse industries with B Corp status, exploring what their mission is and how they are working towards it. Each episode we will also share our journey towards earning their own B Corp certification.

Responsibly Different‪™‬ Dirigo Collective

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

A bi-weekly podcast about B Corps and the journey to B Corp certification. B Corp status incites businesses to race towards serving the greater good and reducing harm over the traditional race towards fattening the bottom line with increased profits. A podcast from Dirigo Collective, Responsibly Different™ spotlights businesses from diverse industries with B Corp status, exploring what their mission is and how they are working towards it. Each episode we will also share our journey towards earning their own B Corp certification.

    New England BLD 2022 Reflections

    New England BLD 2022 Reflections

    BLDs are opportunities for B Corps in regions around the globe to come together, learn, and grow in community. On today's episode New Enlgand BLD Co-Chairs Brittany Angelo and Kelly Wight share their reflections and insights on the planning and execution of this year's New England BLD.

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    • 49 min
    Tom's of Maine

    Tom's of Maine

    Tom's of Maine's Steward for Sustainability and Everyday Good Michelle Waring

    • 35 min
    Revolution Foods

    Revolution Foods

    Food insecurity is all around us in every town in the United States. 38 million people, including over 12million children are food insecure in the United States. That’s one in eight people and one in six children facing food insecurity every day.  Revolution Foods is a certified B Corp working to address this problem by creating affordable nutritious clean label food products for schools and municipalities in 23 states.

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    • 44 min
    GWI

    GWI

    Internet Service Provider GWI shares the impact and importance of internet access and high quality broadband and its impact on social justice and equity. Kerem Durdag is the President and Chief Operating Officer for GWI, he answers all our questions about ISPs, privacy, social justice, and shared a bit about his non-profit Indus that is working to support the immigrant entrepreneurial community. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Aether Diamonds

    Aether Diamonds

    Aether Diamonds is the first and currently only diamond manufacturer that is a certified B Corp. What makes them so special? They turn air into diamonds and they do it using all clean energy sources. For every diamond carat they sell, they are committed to pulling 20 tonnes of carbon out of the air. Co-founder Ryan Shearman shares the journey, including navigating B Corp certification and the importance of sustainability in every field.

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    • 34 min
    Samara Sparkling Drink

    Samara Sparkling Drink

    Joe Laur is the founder of B Corp Certified beverage Samara, you may remember it as Maple Mama Beverage. What started as a home made healthy alternative beverage for his kids sweetened with maple syrup, has taken on a life all its own. Joe was no stranger to B Corps when he founded Maple Mama Beverage, he had been a certified B Corp for nearly 20 years in the business consulting firm he co-founded called SEED Strategies. We talk about Samara, Creative Tension, shifting your perspective, and pursuing your dreams with gusto. 

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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Tmarquis18 ,

Great podcast

Love to hear the stories of how our local businesses started up, how they give back and contribute to our community and their employees. Nice one!!!!

GHMarine ,

So informative

I learned so much about B- corps. It was interesting following Dirigo Collective and their journey as they begin this process. Looking forward to future episodes.

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