Tired of Big Corporations? Check out B Corporations Instead

When we look at some of the practices of large corporations – whether it’s an unwillingness to offer health benefits to employees or whether it’s environmental destruction – it’s easy to blame business in general. However, there’s a new type of corporation that seeks to change this. [Read more...]

California Passes Benefit Corporation and Green Business Legislation!

A couple of years ago, Governor Brown signed two important pieces of legislation that will help to advance socially and environmentally responsible businesses in the state: AB 361 and AB 913. [Read more...]

Sustainability for One Small Business

When I started Cultivating Capital, I wanted to create a company that would not just help others to become more sustainable, but would also meet high standards for sustainability. I just didn’t feel that I could honestly say that I wanted to create a triple bottom line, sustainable business if I created a traditional LLC, banked at Bank of America, printed my business cards at Vistaprint, and used office space in an inefficient building.

In this post, I’ll share some of the steps I took to align my own small business with my values.

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