Press Release – Changing Business in Florida For Good
May 14, 2018
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.
Tyler Thompson is a second generation St. Petersburgian with a passion for reading and writing. In 2018 he finally made his way to FL Patel Law PLLC where he has found a home for himself as Project Manager. He is an unapologetic dog person who enjoys spending what free time he has with his friends and family.
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