BY SEAN WARD | Full Article at The Chicken Wire By the time Michael Jones was 16, he knew exactly what he wanted in life: to be on the Inc. 500 list – a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the United States. By the time he was 35, the healthcare company he founded, […]
Coffee Economics in Guatemala
"Agricultural development is one of the most powerful tools to end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity and feed a projected 9.7 billion people by 2050. Growth in the agriculture sector is two to four times more eﬀective in raising incomes among the poorest compared to other sectors."
"To provide rapid improvement for the poor, we need a system that draws in innovators and businesses in a far better way… Such a system would have a twin mission: making proﬁts and also improving lives for those who don’t fully beneﬁt from market forces. “
Business + Impact
Address from Thrive Farmers President Tom Matthesen
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Indiana Conference on Citizenship
Banker's Life Fieldhouse
125 S Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
BY HOLLIE SLADE| Full Article at Fortune Magazine “When I was a teenager I thought that money, fame and success would be the solution to everything,” says Michael Jones. A serial entrepreneur in his mid-40s, Jones founded Implantable Provider Group in 2004, a healthcare company that buys medical implants like pacemakers, gives them to hospitals and […]
BY JENNIFER ALSEVER Full Article at Fortune Magazine Atlanta coffee company Thrive brewed up strong results in 2015. Demand from corporate customers, including Chick-fil-A, percolated, putting Thrive on pace to generate $20 million in revenue for the year. But the four-year-old roaster doesn’t reap all the rewards. It shares half its sales with the guys at […]
What if we told you that the cup of coffee in your hand provided the opportunity to put a Bible in the hands of children in communities across the world? For eight weeks this summer, WinShape Camps will be making this idea a reality for coffee farming communities across Costa Rica through its new partnerships […]