2015

5 Cs For Social Enterprise + Free Template

August 21, 2015 — by april burrows  As a triple bottom line social enterprise, B Corp and generally a company committed to doing business differently, I have found creating team meeting agendas to be a challenge. So many things are important and integral to us, our work, and our clients - but we only meet for 2 hours once a month. I needed something...

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I Think We Thought This Would Be Easy

August 16, 2015 — by crystal wilson  FLOW is a virtual company. And as we have mentioned before, we are intent on doing more good than bad for our environment. When we started out on this virtual journey, we thought "This is great! We are already doing so much good - we are reducing daily commutes, saving energy by not having a big office...

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Why We Went For The B

August 3, 2015 — by crystal wilson We recently earned the right to use this image and we are so thrilled by it. The idea of having the Certified B Corporation logo gracing our marketing material, and featuring on our website makes us proud.There are so many certifications out there that people in business are striving for, and they each hold their own meaning and...

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Guelph is a Fair Trade Town - What Does This Mean For Your Business

July 1, 2015 — by Jessica Martin & crystal wilson   Fair Trade is vitally important in today’s global economy If you’ve been past City Hall in the last little while, you may have noticed a new flag flying in Market Square. Or maybe you’ve seen the poster announcing the good news at Planet Bean: Guelph is now a Fair Trade Town! (For more...

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The Wisdom of Women

May 10, 2015 — by jessica martin   At this year’s International Women’s Day Event hosted by Innovation Guelph, “Ignite. Empower. Innovate. Exploring the confidence connection,” the audience had the pleasure of hearing from six local speakers about their journeys on the road less traveled. Each encountered difficulties on her path and learned to overcome them, and each shared candidly about her experiences. Some...

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We're Back From Bootcamp

March 13, 2015 — by crystal wilson   Early this year we attended a workshop called B corp Bootcamp, which we mentioned briefly in this post. The idea behind the Benefit Corporation (B corp) movement is that a company does not need to exist simply for the purpose of improving their profit and doing well for their shareholders. The premise is that a business...

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That Third One Is Tricky

January 28, 2015 — by crystal wilson If you have been following FLOW for awhile now, you have probably heard us say that we are a triple bottom line company (...and also - Thanks! We are glad to have you along for the ride, and really appreciate you taking the time to read these!). Two of those bottom lines are pretty easy for us...

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