Entries by kurt

Community Orchard Program

Our friends at REAP are gearing up for another successful growing season coordinating the Community Orchards Program, and Conscious Brands could not be more excited to watch this project flourish (literally). REAP’s Community Orchards program allows local businesses to donate fruit bearing trees to simultaneously reduce carbon emissions and food poverty while beautifying public spaces. Since 2014 […]


The Art of Hosting (Calgary Workshop)

The Art of Hosting Meaningful Conversations & Participatory Leadership: A 3-day Workshop for facilitators, leaders, managers, educators & community builders Are you looking for innovative ways to engage in meaningful, impactful conversations in your workplace, community or family?  Are you interested in new forms of leadership that generate fresh thinking and create a shared commitment to solving […]


Onward – Success in a new Reality

Last week, some of the members of the Conscious Brands team spent some time learning about the Calgary Chamber of Commerce newest initiative ‘Onward’ – working to provide local businesses the tools, resources and connections to succeed in our rapidly changing environment, and helping to shape the future of the Calgary businesses sector during this pivotal moment in time. […]

B Corp Bootcamp in Winnipeg

We are excited to announce we will be running a B Corp Bootcamp – Better Your Business Workshop in Winnipeg on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Several Winnipeg B Corps will be joining us to share a bit of their story- Andrew Boardman from Manoverbaord, Kevin Greenwood from Manitoba Harvest, Ron Wasylycia-Leis from PeaceWorks Technology Solutions, Eric […]

Awakening Awesome: Conscious Brands and The Awakened Company

We recently had the honour of sitting down with Catherine Bell of The Awakened Company to talk about some of what Conscious Brands has been up lately. We discussed our thoughts on disupting the status quo, thriving during tough economic times, finding and retaining amazing talent (and how when wonderful people leave, it allows for an important […]

See us at BCorp Champions Retreat

Hosting a process for metaphorical hiking groups to emerge as the BCorp community collectively scales the mountain of using business as a force for good. This process will engage all 300 Executives of the 830-odd BCorps (including Patagonia, Method, 7th Generation, Guayaki and more at www.bcorporation.net). The result, an emergence of hiking groups to continue their […]