Featured Member Profiles
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"I like simplicity. It makes the woman important. I want clothes to help us relax into ourselves."
As the co-founder and CEO of Free Range, Jonah has helped hundreds of social brands and causes break through the media din with campaigns built on sound storytelling strategies.
Akaya Windwood, President of Rockwood Leadership Institute, is internationally recognized for elevating the effectiveness of leadership and collaboration in the nonprofit and social benefit sectors.
Janie Hoffman, CEO of the innovative, sustainable and organic chia-based beverage company, Mamma Chia, has recently been named BevNET's “Person of the Year."
Matthew Stinchcomb is Etsy’s VP, Values & Impact. In this role he oversees the stewardship of the company’s mission and values, and works to maximize the positive social, economic, and ecological impact Etsy can have in the world.
Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield
The phenomenon that is Ben & Jerry's has catalyzed the best thinking on one of their most enduring passions: the triple bottom line — People, Planet, Profit.
Evan Shapiro is the President of Participant Television and Pivot, Participant Media's new television network focused on engaging millennials in social change.
Rajasvini Bhansali is the Executive Director of International Development Exchange (IDEX). She has a wide-ranging career devoted to social and economic justice and movement building.
"If you build good values into your brand with success, those values have to remain in place to maintain market value."
Scott Leonard & Matt Reynolds
Scott Leonard and Matt Reynolds, co-founders of INDIGENOUS are leading the transformation of the apparel industry.
Nikhil Arora & Alejandro Velez
College friends Nikhil Arora and Alex Velez were taking a class together when they first learned from their professor that it might be possible to grow gourmet, edible mushrooms from recycled coffee grounds.
Tom Szaky is the Founder and CEO of TerraCycle, Inc., a company whose purpose is to eliminate the idea of waste by rendering products and packaging that are non-recyclable recyclable.
Mary Waldner is the co-founder of Mary’s Gone Crackers, a line of gluten-free snacks that she developed after her long struggle with Celiac Disease.
Wayne Silby is one of the fathers of the Social Venture Network and also regarded as a pioneer of social investing.
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Josh Mailman founded SVN with Wayne Silby in 1987.
"So it is written. This is our time, our opportunity. What we do now will shape the human condition for the next 1,000 years. It is time to continue to be the avatars of peace, justice, and social and environmental activism, especially in business, where values-based ethics is sorely M.I.A.”