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Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World by Gary Hirshberg (2008) Pdf Book ePub

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

The one thing I found a bit troublesome for me personally is that some of the examples he uses are from businesses such as Walmart which other people have brought to task for the things they have done wrong. Hirshberg calls on individuals to realize their power to effect change in the marketplace - the power of one - while proving that environmental commitment makes for a healthier planet and a healthier bottom line. Anderson, founder and chair of Interface, Inc. Everybody knows it costs more to be environmentally conscious, right? The Eco-evangelism in the beginning wore on me, but eventually he toned it down. Title from: Title details screen. The author makes a case for the idea that large businesses should to be the first to step up to the plate when it comes to going green.

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Nonfiction Book Review: Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World by Gary Hirshberg, Author . Hyperion $24.95 (204p) ISBN 978

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

Stoneyfield Farm, the world's largest manufacturer of organic yoghurt, has boasted a compounded annual growth rate of more than 26 percent for 13 straight years. An inspiring book for business owners and managers as well as anyone interested in saving the environment, Stirring It Up demonstrates how companies can work to save the planet, while achieving greater profits and satisfaction, and how we can all use the power of conscious consumption to encourage green corporate behavior. He maintains that making a business green actually saves companies money in the long run, while boosting consumer loyalty and thus reducing advertising costs. The company has enjoyed a compounded annual growth rate of more than 26 percent for 13 straight years, while the yogurt category as a whole has grown at a much slower pace of 6-8 percent. Drawing from his 25 years experience growing Stonyfield Farm from a 7-cow start-up. I have no doubt of Hirshberg's commitment to the principles he espouses while simultaneously working through the stark realities of American capitalism and definitely plan to read his other work in the future. Hirshberg calls on individuals to realize their power to effect change in the marketplace - the power of one - while proving that environmental commitment makes for a healthier planet and a healthier bottom line.

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Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World by Gary Hirshberg (2008) Pdf Book ePub

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

It made me a bit teary in the the-world-can-actually-change-if-we-all-just-work-together kind of way. Hirshberg will explain how Stonyfield's counterintuitive way of doing business demonstrates that companies can be environmentally conscious, and will prove that in doing so, they can make bigger profits than their more conventional counterparts. I agree with his idea that encouraging businesses to work sustainably is the best thing we can do to move towards a world which is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. Gary Hirshberg goes into great detail explaining how businesses can become more profitable by protecting the environment and promoting social justice. Since I actually buy this product on a fairly regular basis, it was great to know how much thought goes into their product and business. Stirring It Up is really about how you can force business to behave better, simply by buying with your values, not just your money. It made me a bit teary in the the-world-can-actually-change-if-we-all-just-work-together kind of way.

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Nonfiction Book Review: Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World by Gary Hirshberg, Author . Hyperion $24.95 (204p) ISBN 978

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

All this aside, in each chapter you will find fresh ideas for how to further improve the sustainability of your business, how corporate models can be reframed and retooled to improve the lives of supplier's as well as the general public, and where these kinds of ideas can go in the future. If you buy or sell anything, or simply want to feel hopeful about the future, this lively and legitimately optimistic book is worth every minute. Hirshberg has produced a manual of use for managers at any size company with an earnest interest in learning how to save the world while enriching employees and shareholders. I have no doubt of Hirshberg's commitment to the principles he espouses while simultaneously working through the stark realities of American capitalism and definitely plan to read his other work in the future. As an added bonus there are coupons in the back, so you probably could save enough money to get the book for free. Drawing from his 25 years' experience growing Stonyfield Farm from a 7-cow start-up, as well as the examples of like-minded companies, such as Newman's Own, Patagonia, Wal-Mart and Timberland, Hirshberg presents stunning evidence that business not only can save the planet, but is able to simultaneously deliver higher growth and superior profits as well. I have to say, as much as I want to like Stoneyfield farms after reading this, whole foods 365 is still just as good, and way cheaper.

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I would liken this book to Extreme Home Makeover for big businesses going green. About the Author Gary Hirshberg is the husband of Meg Hirshberg and the father of three teenage yogurt-eaters. In this book, Hirshberg shares the secrets that helped his company skyrocket to success, and argues that traditional business practices are ultimately counterproductive and have helped create many of the problems that threaten to make the world uninhabitable. While there is some cultured finger-pointing at big-name competitors and other corporations for organic abstinence and environmental insensitivity, Hirshberg focuses on how Stonyfield succeeds in pursuing sustainability and profitability—not to mention valuable shelf space alongside giants like Kraft and Yoplait. I found Hirshberg's tale of eco-minded business and the bottom line both entertaining and informative. I wish there had been a little more focus on the labor side as a whole.

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Nonfiction Book Review: Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World by Gary Hirshberg, Author . Hyperion $24.95 (204p) ISBN 978

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

But in addition to describing how his company addresses such tasks as negating its own carbon footprint or establishing a handshake with the consumer in lieu of advertising, Hirshberg shares stories of similar successes at other companies, including Whole Foods, Timberland and, more recently, at Zipcar. He also describes hands-on grassroots marketing strategies -- printing yogurt lids with provocative, politically charged messages, handing out thousands of free samples to subway commuters to thank them for using public transit, and devising the country's first organic vending machine -- explaining how these approaches make a much more powerful impact on consumers than traditional advertising. In this book, Hirshberg shares the secrets that helped his company skyrocket to success, and argues that traditional business practices are ultimately counterproductive and have helped create many of the problems that threaten to make the world uninhabitable. . Hirshberg tells, by way of targeted anecdotes, the story of Stonyfield yoghurt and the why and how of its rise. All this aside, in each chapter you will find fresh ideas for how to further improve the sustainability of your business, how corporate models can be reframed and retooled to improve the lives of supplier's as well as the general public, and where these kinds of ideas can go in the future. An inspiring book for business owners and managers as well as anyone interested in saving the environment, Stirring It Up demonstrates how companies can work to save the planet, while achieving greater profits and satisfaction, and how we can all use the power of conscious consumption to encourage green corporate behavior.

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Stirring it up : how to make money and save the world (Book, 2008) [rmworthantiques.com]

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

I learned a lot about packaging issues, cows, and the importance of mission statements. Hirshberg s positive outlook has inspired thousands of people to recognize their ability to make the world a better place. Honest-T, the guys making worm-poop fertilizer, and New Belgium Brewery were my favorite profiles. An inspiring book for business owners and managers as well as anyone interested in saving the environment, Stirring It Up demonstrates how companies can work to save the planet, while achieving greater profits and satisfaction, and how we can all use the power of conscious consumption to encourage green corporate behavior. The author makes a case for the idea that large businesses should to be the first to step up to the plate when it comes to going green.

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Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

Hirshberg has produced a manual of use for managers at any size company with an earnest interest in learning how to save the world while enriching employees and shareholders. This wasn't the most earth shattering or complex book, but I enjoyed it. Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. Cast: Read by the author. The one thing I found a bit troublesome for me personally is that some of the examples he uses are from businesses such as Walmart which other people have brought to task for the things they have done wrong.

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stirring it up how to make money and save the world

Read how he did it, and follow his every word! Brown Cow is even better, and also cheaper. Honest-T, the guys making worm-poop fertilizer, and New Belgium Brewery were my favorite profiles. Hirshberg will explain how Stonyfield's counterintuitive way of doing business demonstrates that companies can be environmentally conscious, and will prove that in doing so, they can make bigger profits than their more conventional counterparts. A true force for change, Gary Hirshberg has been at the forefront of movements working for environmental and social transformation for 30 years. Since I actually buy this product on a fairly regular basis, it was great to know how much thought goes into their product and business.

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Stirring it up : how to make money and save the world (eAudiobook, 2008) [rmworthantiques.com]

stirring it up how to make money and save the world

Hirshberg illustrates his points with practical information and advice, as well as anecdotes from the early days of his yogurt company. But Hirshberg, founder of Stonyfield Farm, the organic yogurt maker, dilutes the ego with eco. I learned a bit about some key terms floating around out there in the food world, and this is certainly a feel good read. Not as much a book on how Stoneyfield became the world's leading producer of organic yogurt as a read on why organic makes sense from a profit and ecological standpoint. Quick overview of several sustainable, organic, and green businesses, just shows what is possible in various industries. While there were countless analogies about his and Sam Kaymen's development of the company, the book largely focuses on Stoneyfield's later efforts rather than the principles which started their work; the New Alchemy Institute is mentioned in some detail but given the fact that Hirshberg was its executive director at one point, this book leaves the reader wanting. Hirshberg tells, by way of targeted anecdotes, the story of Stonyfield yoghurt and the why and how of its rise.

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