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Youth on Record is supporting upward mobility for young creatives

The nonprofit organization has been serving Denver’s youth for more than ten years through music and art education. It believes that music has the power to impact communities by inspiring people to make positive change in the world around them.

These entrepreneurs are making the impossible possible

Through technology and creative thinking, these two companies are answering questions that were seemingly impossible to answer. This article evaluates how they solved these challenges as well as the entrepreneurial mindset that made it possible.

Upslope Brewery is brewing better for the environment

The company’s enthusiasm for the outdoors inspires their initiatives to use less, waste less and conserve more. From partnerships with organizations like Trout Unlimited 1% for Rivers, Leave No Trace and Protect our Winters to conscientious production practices and packaging choices, Upslope is leading a movement of breweries committed to brewing better as a certified B Corporation.

A unique cohort of Colorado industries tackle carbon emissions

The pilot program, initiated by the State of Colorado Air Pollution Control Division, leverages carbon capture technology from Earthly Labs to capture and store excess CO2 created by Denver Beer Co. during the beer fermentation process. The captured CO2 is then saved for reuse by The Clinic, a Denver-based cannabis dispensary chain.

This Valentine’s Day, share some love with small businesses

Whether you painstakingly make Valentine’s Day plans months in advance or do a mad scramble at the last second to find that perfect romantic dinner spot, perfect gift or perfect fun date night activities – don’t forget to spread the love among our state’s small businesses.

Santiago's serves up green chili, burritos fit for a saint

Santiago's boasts 28 locations along the Front Range and as far off as Sterling on the Eastern Plains. Of those 28 restaurants, 15 are family owned; the other 13 are franchises whose owners are either former Santiago’s employees or relatives.

The outdoor industry focuses on restoring, protecting public lands

In an industry sector that boasts sustainability and stewardship for the environment, the outdoor recreation and tourism industries must grapple with the protection of public lands while at the same time getting people outdoors (and using their products and services).

These entrepreneurs are bringing innovation to Colorado's outdoor industry

Just ten blocks from where the world’s outdoor industry gathers at the Colorado Convention Center for the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, The Wright, a program of outdoor organization Something Independent, is celebrating the Colorado innovators and entrepreneurs that are leading the outdoor industry forward.

Megan James: Improving the world with philanthropy, photography

Megan James has been photographing for seven years and donates 20% of her revenue to charities. Of the donations, half is donated to the client’s charity of choice while the remaining portion is donated to the ALS Association for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research.

Women's Bean Project: 30 years of finding self-sufficiency in a pot of soup

Each year, the project employs 60 to 70 women and distributes its products — which have expanded from bean soup into dog treats, spice blends, popcorn and more — to more than 1,000 stores and online retailers across the country.

Group14 Engineering: Decreasing greenhouse emissions one building at a time

Group14 Engineering, public-benefit corporation (PBC), is a sustainability and energy efficiency consulting firm headquartered in Denver with a mission to inspire better buildings where people thrive.

How Appit Ventures Eliminated Its Gender Pay Gap

By implementing a standardized pay scale at the company, CEO Amanda Moriuchi not only eliminated any pay gaps, but she has seen a palatable increase in employee engagement and loyalty.
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