Conscious Business: Is your culture aligned with your brand?

  Written By: Andrew Brady FCP Note: Conscious businesses are businesses that are good, ethical, noble and heroic. Conscious businesses work to constantly provide their communities and workers with transformational experiences that inspire, educate and empower them to elevate humanity through business. Posts about conscious businesses (in Rochester or otherwise) on Flower City Philanthropy are made…

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Rochester Global Connections

  Written by: Maria Thomas Fisher Rochester Global Connections (RGC) is a local non-profit that connects Rochesterians with visitors and students from around the world. RGC (known at the time as the Rochester International Friendship Committee) was incorporated in 1957 and focused on introducing international students to our community. As RGC celebrates its 60th anniversary,…

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Conscious Business: Rochester’s Coffee Connection & Greyston Bakery

  Written by: Andrew Brady At the international Conscious Capitalism conference this spring, there was a keynote about Greyston Bakery, which operates on an “Open Hiring” model. There are no applications, no interviews and no background checks. Essentially, the first person in the door is offered the job. Further, if an employee isn’t showing up…

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