Entries by kurt

Celebrating 2000 B Corps!!

2016 ended with an extra reason to celebrate. As of the end of last year, the community of Certified B Corporations is over 2,000! We are especially proud to see this growth, and pleased to be among the over 160 B Corps operating in Canada! Thank you to everyone who helped grow our community in […]

Seasons Greetings from Conscious Brands

For many of us, 2016 has been a patchwork of highs and lows – a year we have witnessed some truly incredible acts of humanity and deep-rooted goodness in the world, but also one that at times has left us scratching our heads. Nevertheless, 2016 is a year we can look back on with immense […]

2016: Refocus and Exploration

2016 was the year of clean up at Conscious Brands- a year of refocus and exploration of who we are, what we do, and remembering why we are doing it. Our Sustainability Leadership Training Program was an awesome exploration of building sustainability in the core of a growing, expanding organization. In July, CB got clear on […]

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Giving Tuesday

On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, today is Giving Tuesday – a day of global movement encouraging people to give back during the holidays- to foster our local community and organizations doing meaningful work by donating, raising funds, carrying out random acts of kindness, volunteering for a cause we care about or using the power of our […]

Winners of the 2016 REAP Be Local Awards

We are immensely honored to have been nominated for a 2016 REAP Be Local Award, and although this year, we did not win, we were in the company of some truly inspiring local organizations. HUGE congrats to all the winners, and an extra big shout out to the organizations we have collaborated with in the […]

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Natural Health Products Are Not Drugs

When you walk into your local health food store, you can find all kinds of safe, effective and high-quality natural health products (NHPs) that you and 77 per cent of Canadians use for the maintenance of good health. These NHPs could include vitamin C to reduce the duration and severity of the common cold. Or […]

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A Day with Manitoba Harvest

Last month, the CB team ventured to Winnipeg to host a B Corp Bootcamp : Better your Business Workshop. While there, we spent some time soaking up inspiration from our friends at Manitoba Harvest, the worlds larger vertically-integrated hemp food manufacturer. We were able to visit one of Manitoba Harvest’s hemp farms, gaining new knowledge about the hemp plant (aka ‘the […]

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Secrets of B Corp Consulting Workshop

People often ask “how do I become a B Corp consultant?” Over the past few years, Ryan Honeyman (Partner at LIFT Economy and author of The B Corp Handbook) and Matt Mayer (Sustainability Sherpa at Conscious Brands) have taught a series of courses for folks interested in becoming B Corp consultants. The goal of these courses is […]

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Holacracy Taster Workshop | Toronto

Join us at our Toronto Holacracy Taster Event for Business Owners, Consultants, Strategy & Organization Development Experts. Is your organization agile and adaptive to its environment – even as it scales? Are the functions and roles within your organization clear, yet also continually evolving, and driven by those doing the work? Is the work aligned with the organization’s […]