May 17: “Changing Business in Florida For Good:
Florida Businesses Measuring More Than Just Profit”
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 2018) — After a beta launch last month and still coalescing, collective StPeteForGood
is partnering with a reinvigorated Conscious Capitalism Florida
to present a May 17 (9:30am) panel
discussion with Florida businesses “working for more than just profits.”
WHO: Attendees will include business leaders, entrepreneurs, and other change-agents.
PANELISTS: Dirk Roskam, CFO, Clean the World (Certified B Corp 2015) | Jared Meyers, CEO, Salt Palm Development (Certified B Corp 2018) | Dr. Sheila Rocherfort-Hoehn, Zen Life Center (Certified B Corp 2016) | Louisa Cisneros, Community Lead,Athleta (Certified B Corp 2018) | Moderated by Vinny Tafuro, president, Conscious Capitalism Florida
WHAT: What is a benefit corporation? What is a B Corp? Why do they earn Certification? How might you do it? Learn from personal journeys of top executives building businesses structured to do more than just maximize profits. For-profit businesses that are changing their communities and the world while making a living at the same time.
WHY: B Corps and like-minded businesses are leading a global movement of people using business as a force for good. Discussion will include business successes that reach beyond profits, benefit for all stakeholders (not just shareholders), and the future of this global movement among businesses taking leadership roles in solving problems.
WHEN: Thursday, May 17, from 9:30am to 1:00pm
9:30 – 10:00 – Registration & Networking
10:00 – 10:30 – Remarks & Introductions
10:30 – 11:30 – Panel Presentation / Discussion
Noon – 1:00 – Working Lunch, Meet-and-Greet, Idea-Sharing
Complimentary lunch will be provided. There is no cost for this event. Capacity is limited.
Vinny Tafuro is a visionary thinker, writer, entrepreneur, communications theorist, and economist. Author of two books, Corporate Empathy and Unlocking the Labor Cage, he is a pioneering advocate for the twenty-first century economy that is disrupting society’s most rigid institutions and beliefs.