Growing Together

Growing Together

Filmmaker Mike Nichols (The Graduate, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) said, “I love to take actors to a place where they open a vein. That’s the job. The key is that I make it safe for them to open the vein.” Setting aside the gory imagery, this wisdom cannot be...
Quality and Tradition

Quality and Tradition

The Motzi Bakery Story It’s hard to think anything could ever beat our mother’s baking, however, local Motzi Bakery is certainly giving Philadelphia mothers a run for their money. Bakery President, Alan Mathason is by far no stranger to the baking industry. As a...
Exceeding the Standard

Exceeding the Standard

The GREEN Program’s Best for PHL Story By Guest Contributer, Cynthia Estremera When Melissa Lee started her company 8 years ago, she ran it on intuition alone. She had never taken a business course and her decisions were her own. While she has experienced tremendous...
Airy Kitchens Takes On the Upcycle Challenge

Airy Kitchens Takes On the Upcycle Challenge

Each year, over 45,000 visitors explore the exhibitors and features at the Philly Home Show. For the past six years, Habitat for Humanity has invited designers to take part in their Upcycle Challenge. To promote sustainable design practices, the possibilities in...
The smallest decisions create an energy for change

The smallest decisions create an energy for change

The Random Tea Room Story Interview with Rebecca Goldschmidt, Owner Written by Lexus Woznicki It’s about 32 degrees on an early January morning, and you and a friend hustle into a local tea shop for some much-needed hot sips. It turns out you are not the only ones...
Without people or the planet, profit is not possible

Without people or the planet, profit is not possible

The Pixel Parlor Story What do BalletX, WXPN’s XPoNential Music Fest, Bright Common Sustainable Architecture, and IFC Films have in common? They, and many more, have all had the pleasure of working with Pixel Parlor, Philadelphia-based B-Corps design studio, in...