Our Winning Business segment highlights how businesses deliver
a triple bottom line in real and practical terms. Each week,
a member of our team of business consultants, journalists
and investors report on macro-trends and specific company
initiatives that boost profits because they benefit people
and our planet. Inspirational. Informative. Innovative. Now
that's Winning Business... because nobody has to lose!
is the President of the Great Place to Work® Institute.
In this role, Hal provides leadership and strategic direction for the Institute.
He brings a creative, dynamic approach to his work with expertise in instructional
design, leadership training and consulting. Hal is a regular keynote speaker and
presenter at professional association conferences such as SHRM, ASTD, and the Human
Capital Institute. Hal was the founder of the Training Arts Institute, and his
professional career also includes leadership positions with the Center for Talent
Retention, a management training and development firm, and Manpower, a global HR
Consulting and staffing business.
Hal received his degree in music from SUNY Purchase in New York, and studied
conducting while attending graduate school at The Boston Conservatory of Music.
It was as a professional orchestra and choir conductor that Hal recognized the
critical role that trust within an organization plays in efficiency, productivity,
and performance at work."
Bonnano is the Founder of the InterBill Corporation,
Owner of Mobiliance, and Founder of ViaMoviles.
He is currently a member of the Board of Directors at Cool
Earth Solar, Founder of EarthBright, and Chairman of the Cleantech
Investment Committee at Keiretsu Forum. He is a member of
ACORE (American Counsel on Renewable Energy), a member of
the New Energy Congress and sponsor of EasyConnect, a Berkeley
based mobility and transportation study group.
out Jonathan's list of Top 10 Things
that people can do VERY EASILY to reduce their resource usage
and help our world. Always remember, if you do not use
it, there is no need to produce it.
Henderson, Series Creator and Co-Executive Producer - Dr. Hazel Henderson is a world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of Beyond Globalization, and seven other books. Her editorials appear in 27 languages and more than 400 newspapers. Her articles have appeared in over 250 journals, including (in USA) Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, and Challenge, Mainichi (Japan), El Diario (Venezuela), World Economic Herald (China), and Australian Financial Review. She is a Fellow of the World Business Academy and co-edited, with Harlan Cleveland and Inge Kaul, the Report the Global Commission to Fund the United Nations. She also serves on several boards, including Worldwatch Institute (1975-2001), Calvert Social Investment Fund, Cousteau Society, The New Economics Foundation (London, UK), and WETV (Ottawa, Canada). The first version of her Country Futures Indicators (CFI©), an alternative to the Gross National Product (GNP), is a co-venture with Calvert Group, Inc.: the Calvert-Henderson Quality-of-Life Indicators – www.ethicalmarkets.com
12/30/07 Show - Hazel Henerson "Growing Green Energy Investment Sector"
3/23/08 Show - Hazel Henderson "Media and Markets"
4/06/08 Show - Hazel Henderson "Nobody has to Lose"
It is a rare set of skills that enable
David Batstone to be active as a business entrepreneur, professor
and journalist. Batstone is Senior Editor of Worthwhile magazine
and the Executive Editor of Sojourners magazine. Batstone
was also a founding editor of Business 2.0 magazine and a
contributor to Worthwhile Magazine, The New York Times, Wired,
The Chicago Tribune, Spin and The San Francisco Chronicle.
He is the recipient of two national journalist awards and
named the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair at the
University of San Francisco for his work in technology and
ethics. Gifted as an entrepreneur, Batstone has played an
executive role in a niche investment bank operating internationally
in the entertainment and technology industries. During the
1980s, he founded and directed a non-governmental agency dedicated
to economic development and human rights in Latin America
"As I've pursued a career these
last 30 years, the essential question for me has been: "How
can I be a Marxist and still own a Jacuzzi?"
My dream has been that I and the next generation of business
leaders – the generation our planet has been waiting
for – would find a path to lifetime happiness ("Making
a Life, Making a Living®," Warner Books, 2000), find
our right livelihood ("Finding Work That Matters,"
Sounds True, 2002), and find a way to have a significant impact
on making the world a better place for all ("True to
Yourself: Leading a Values-Based Business," Berrett-Koehler,
You see, I never really lost the idea?s of the '60s. I just
wanted material comforts, too. While I detested Western capitalism
– witnessed by my 15-month backpack around the world
after college – I returned to doctoral work at the West
Point of Capitalism, and even became a marketing professor
I received my 15-minutes of fame in the mid-80s, started my
own businesses, and even got a hug from then President Ronald
Reagan, who taught me that when you make people feel good
about themselves, they will do almost anything for you. Even
so, as a fast-track "conflicted achiever" unhappy
in his work, I found out, as the great philosopher Lily Tomlin
once said, "The problem with the rat race is that even
if you win, you are still a rat."– www.makingalife.com
A. Finser - President and CEO of RSF, a leader and
innovator in the social finance sector. Through its many programs,
RSF offers a variety of financial, philanthropic, educational
and advisory tools to help organizations that provide social
benefit. Mark was part of the founding group that reorganized
and revitalized RSF in 1984. As a result of his leadership,
RSF has grown exponentially, having made over $80 million
in loans to social enterprises as well facilitating over $30
million of grants to organizations all over the world.