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Planet Good Radio focuses on creating and managing profitable, socially conscious businesses. Host Tea Silvestre (Principal of Social Good Consulting) explores the strategies, leaders and new markets that are driving the evolution of conscious business. Listen to dialogues with influential leaders in all walks of business and professional development. If you want to “do good” both economically AND environmentally/socially, this show will help you get there.

Planet Good Radio focuses on creating and managing profitable, socially conscious businesses. Host Tea Silvestre (Principal of Social Good Consulting) explores the strategies, leaders and new markets that are driving the evolution of conscious business. Listen to dialogues with influential leaders in all walks of business and professional development. If you want to “do good” both economically AND environmentally/socially, this show will help you get there.
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San Jose, CA

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Planet Good Radio focuses on creating and managing profitable, socially conscious businesses. Host Tea Silvestre (Principal of Social Good Consulting) explores the strategies, leaders and new markets that are driving the evolution of conscious business. Listen to dialogues with influential leaders in all walks of business and professional development. If you want to “do good” both economically AND environmentally/socially, this show will help you get there.

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English

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PO Box 59581 San Jose, CA 95159-9581 (646) 929-0669


Episodes

Defining Corporate Responsibility

4/22/2010
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Here to talk about his book, THE RESPONSIBILITY REVOLUTION: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win is Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Inspired Protagonist of Seventh Generation Inc. His blog, Inspired Protagonist, is a closely-followed resource spotlighting socially responsible business practices on the global stage. He has led Seventh Generation from its humble beginnings to its current position as the nation's fastest growing brand of natural home and...

Duration: 00:29:56


Climbing the Green Ladder

4/15/2010
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After conducting research with over 80 sustainability specialists Amy Fetzer and Shari Aaron have gathered the common 6 principles that all successful sustainability strategies use. These strategies are available in great detail in their new book: "Climb The Green Ladder: Make Your Company and Career More Sustainable." But tune in Thursday to hear about a preview of the strategies as well as Amy and Shari’s experiences and advice on how to make your company more sustainable.

Duration: 00:35:07


A More Sustainable Future through Beverages

4/8/2010
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Here to give his own expertise in social business is Greg Steltenpohl who chooses to make a difference one conscious beverage at a time. Founder of Odwalla and now co-founder of Adina World beverages, Greg has proven his success by helping to bring natural and organic beverages to consumers worldwide. In his newest line, he’s bottling sustainability and social responsibility with herbal beverages called Adina Holistics. As co-founder of Adina, Greg loves sharing his progressive vision and...

Duration: 00:30:51


Innovations in Social Enterprise: Mobis Bikes

4/1/2010
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Guest: Andrea White-Kjoss of Mobis/Bikestation

Duration: 00:28:59


Green Your Retirement

3/18/2010
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Guest: Timothy Yee of Green Retirement Plans, Inc.

Duration: 00:30:58


Working Wardrobes: Providing a New Start

3/12/2010
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This week’s guest, Jerri Rosen combines 25 years of marketing communications experience with a passion to make a difference in order to become CEO and founder of Working Wardrobes, a nonprofit organization that helps 5,000 men and women in crises re-enter the workforce through professional wardrobing and career development services each year. Since its conception, Working Wardrobes has served nearly 50,000 adults and young adults in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego counties in...

Duration: 00:27:25


JJ Ramberg of Goodsearch.com

12/4/2009
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More stories of social enterprise success.

Duration: 00:25:45


Gypsies, Tea and Conscious Capitalism

11/21/2009
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This week, Zhena is here to talk about her success with her sustainable award winning brand of pure organic tea that has turned into the fastest growing company on the gold coast: Zhena’s Gypsy Tea. In 2000, Zhena’s son Sage was born with a severe health defect. Barely making ends meet, and with no health insurance to cover Sage’s mounting medical costs, Zhena was faced with a serious challenge. Determined to earn the income necessary to support the needs of her son she used her degree in...

Duration: 00:32:31


Unlocking the Potential power of Social Media: Innovating for Social Good -

11/5/2009
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“When you start to see your world in a different perspective, you see new ways to do everything!” – Lon Safko Seeing the world in a new way every day is this week’s author, inventor and social good innovator Lon S. Safko. Lon is an author of five ground-breaking books with the intention to offer advice on anything between launching a successful online business to teaching corporations how to train managers to think creatively. His latest book with John Wiley & Sons “The Social Media...

Duration: 00:29:24


Your Sustainability Plan - Do You Have One? - Jun 25,2009

6/25/2009
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This week we talk with Darcy Hitchcock, CEO of AXIS Performance and author of the award-winning book "The Business Guide to Sustainability." Darcy will share important lessons about how to create a sustainability plan. She’ll talk about the steps involved, what to do first, and what can wait for future years as your plan evolves and becomes more sophisticated. Darcy Hitchcock | Tea Silvestre | Sustainability Plan | best practices | implementation

Duration: 00:30:13


"Be the Solution" - Using Business to Solve the World's Problems - Jun 11,2

6/11/2009
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This week on Planet Good Radio, we're excited to chat with Michael Strong, the co-founder, CEO and chief visionary officer of FLOW, Inc. a non profit dedicated to “Liberating the Entrepreneurial Spirit for Good.” Michael is also the author of "Be the Solution: How Entrepreneurs and Conscious Capitalists Can Solve All the Worlds Problems" with John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market and co-founder of FLOW; Mohammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Hernando...

Duration: 00:34:48


Making an Impact: The Not-Just-for-Profit Business Model - Jun 04,2009

6/4/2009
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Joining us this week on Planet Good Radio is Michael Pirron, CEO of Impact Makers. As founder of Impact Makers, Michael developed a business model that takes social entrepreneurship to a new level. Impact Makers is a non-stock, competitive social venture dedicated to delivering quality professional services in IT and Management consulting, as well as Web design. However, there is a critical difference between Impact Makers and their competitors: their profits go directly to charitable...

Duration: 00:29:46


The Conscious Business Manifesto - May 28,2009

5/28/2009
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Guest: Brian Whettenconscious business | manifesto | Brian Whetten | operating conscious business | conscious business manifesto

Duration: 00:31:05


Innovative Business Model: TerraCycle - Mar 26,2009

3/26/2009
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Interview with Tom Szaky - In 2001, as a college freshman, Tom founded TerraCycle in hopes of building a new, more responsible way of doing business. TerraCycle (www.terracycle.net) represents a new generation of company, putting as much emphasis on its social and environmental impact as its profits. TerraCycle has revolutionized the industry by making eco-friendly and affordable products from waste materials. We’ve since begun working with the likes of Kraft, Nabisco, Stonyfield Farm, and...

Duration: 00:25:19


Social Enterprise: When you can’t find it, create your own - Mar 12,2009

3/12/2009
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Interview with Cynthia Nelson, COO of Todobebe. Todobebe (www.todobebe.com) is a Spanish-language media company targeting mothers and families with original content via web, TV, radio, event promotion. The entire premise of the company was to develop a trusted resource for women looking for information centered on pregnancy and raising families. The company started as a digital resource when the co-founder was looking for pregnancy-related content in Spanish to share with her family and...

Duration: 00:30:20


The Awakened Leader - Blending Bottom Line Results with Conscious Business

2/26/2009
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Interview with Rossella Derickson & Krista J Henley, co-authors of "Awakening Social Responsibility - A Call to Action."conscious business | Rossella Derickson | Krista Henley | corporate social reponsibility | bottom line results

Duration: 00:27:25


Betty Belts Creats a Conscious, Profitable Business - Dec 04,2008

12/4/2008
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Interview with this year's Green Business Award Winner, Donna von Hoesslin, owner and founder of Betty Belts (see bettybelts.com). Each year, the City of Ventura and the Ventura Chamber of Commerce partner to recognize those projects, programs, businesses and organizations that exemplify environmental care, concern, initiative and improvement. Listen this week to learn more about Donna, her company and views on being a conscious business owner.green business | environmental excellence |...

Duration: 00:25:14