Sustainability for All: Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Movement of Impact Focused Businesses in Denver, CO
All companies, especially those owned by groups currently underserved by and underrepresented in business, should have the ability to participate in and benefit from a sustainable global economy. Not only does a sustainable economy create higher-quality jobs, build stronger communities, and preserve a healthier environment but it helps individuals boost their business acumen and success by engaging talented employees, retaining customers, attracting capital, and thus building more resilient business long-term models. Partnering with B Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to build a global movement of people using business as a force for good, this project will work to help provide Denver’s underserved business owners with the tools and support to improve the long-term sustainability – economic, environmental, and social - of their businesses through consulting, workshops and outreach. A key partnership for this project is B Lab’s Best For Colorado Campaign, a state initiative that works to inspire, equip, and celebrate all businesses and companies in Colorado that endeavor to enhance their community, environment and employees’ well-being.