Jerry Greenfield Quotes

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes

Ice cream is the perfect buffer, because you can do things in a somewhat lighthearted way. Plus, people have an emotional response to ice cream; its more than just food. So I think when you combine caring, and eating wonderful food, its a very powerful combination.
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If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address both profits and social conditions are limitless. It's a process of innovation.

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes: Ice cream is the perfect buffer because
Ice cream is the perfect buffer, because you can do things in a somewhat lighthearted way. Plus, people have an emotional response to ice cream; it's more than just food. So I think when you combine caring, and eating wonderful food, it's a very powerful combination.

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes: Ben jerrys is an indulgent dessert that
Ben & Jerry's is an indulgent dessert that should be eaten in moderation. You should not be replacing more than one meal a day with ice cream. We do not consider a pint or a tub of ice cream to be a single serving.

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Business can be a source of progressive change.

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Businesses can lead with their values and make money, too. You don't have to simply be purely profit-driven. You can integrate social and environmental concerns into a business, be a caring business, be a generous business and still do very well financially.

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Businesses typically look at issues like price, quality, time of delivery. They don't often think about social and environmental impact because they're focused on their financial bottom line.

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes: I eat many different ice creams im not
I eat many different ice creams. I'm not an ice cream snob, although I do think Ben & Jerry's is the best. But I'm happy to eat anybody's ice cream, really. As long as it's good.

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Recycling, packaging, businesses are changing all of those things because that's what consumers want.

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One out of every 100 families in Vermont was a part owner of Ben and Jerry's.

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We measured our success not just by how much money we made, but by how much we contributed to the community. It was a two-part bottom line.

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes: Im a pretty laid back kind of guy what
I'm a pretty laid-back kind of guy. What I've always wanted to do is set up situations in our company where if people who worked there needed help, we would try to help them, and at the same token if the company needed help from people, they would help us. A kind of give and take.

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Ben & Jerry's evolved into what it is doing and is trying to transition its supply chain, but this is essentially retrofitting. In the social enterprise movement, we see companies whose essence, the products they make, the reason they exist from day one, is because these people see something out in the world that they cannot accept.

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I like that Ben & Jerry's is willing to speak out about social and political issues that aren't always safe - but are the right thing to do.

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I guess I harboured hopes that things would happen more quickly, but I'm not disappointed.

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes: If your support the community they will
If your support the community, they will support you.

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One of the great things about Ben & Jerry's for me is that not only is it delicious, but I get it for free.

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When you are led by values, it doesn't cost your business, it helps your business.

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Look at your business and the activities that you undertake. Then, start to think about not just your economic concerns, but about social and environmental impacts that businesses have.

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes: The reality is that most companies are
The reality is that most companies are not about any values at all - they are about making money. It is extremely rare for a business to stand for anything because most businesses don't want to alienate potential customers, and if you believe in anything you are going to alienate someone.

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Now, when we face a problem like global warming, and you understand that the biggest impacts on global warming come from business and industry, I think business needs to take a leading role.

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You know, I get frustrated with our country's administration, which is really the people who are not acknowledging global warming. I mean, it's accepted by scientists around the world, scientists in our country and it's accepted by every country around the world with the exception of the United States.

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Jerry Greenfield Quotes: Its pretty rare to have ceos or high
It's pretty rare to have CEOs or high level executives at big companies who are social activists. They tend not to be drawn to those areas of life.

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Startups are often very undercapitalised, but I found that to be very beneficial because it forces you not to throw money at problems. Instead, you learn all the nuts and bolts of what you're doing and become an expert.

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It's to be expected that you make mistakes when you're breaking new ground.

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