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Join us for an exciting lunch event!  Moxie Lab and the Law Office of Maija West are proud to sponsor this panel series on social enterprise companies and what emerging leaders on the Central Coast are doing to bring this concept to Monterey County.  This panel will include Vince and Athena Suich, owners and founders of The Sox Box, the first and only certified B-Corp in Monterey County, who will speak on the B-Corp certification process and their business.  Maija West, social enterprise and business attorney, will provide legal information on how to incorporate a social purpose mission into a company’s business model.
RSVPs are encouraged, as space is limited to 10 people.  Drop-ins are welcome to attend if there is space. Please RSVP by Monday, January 23, 2017: maija@moxie-lab.com.
Aabha Indian Cuisine is offering a lunch buffet on the day of the event.  Participants are encouraged to enjoy the buffet and may pay separately. Aabha  has recently opened in the Barnyard Shopping Center in Carmel, and is located next to the Carmel Valley Roasting Company in the former Bahama Billy’s Island Steakhouse.
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What is a social venture?
A social venture is an undertaking by a firm or organization established by a social entrepreneur that seeks to provide systemic solutions to achieve a sustainable, social objective.
What is a B-Corporation?
 A B Corporation (or B Corp) is a trademarked certification for businesses offered by a nonprofit organization called B Lab (which also is a key supporter of benefit corporation laws nationwide). There is a growing community of more than 1,400 Certified B Corps from 42 countries and over 120 industries working together toward the goal of redefining success in business.  See the post on our sister company’s website, Law Office of Maija West, for more information on this great topic!
More about Sox Box
“In our quest to bring the world great socks we keep always mindful of the sacrifice of those who made this happen. No, we don’t mean our blood, sweat and tears, which count for something to our moms.

We honor those service men and women who sacrifice their lives in the name of freedom and justice. Their pledge and honor for their fellow service members and country is unparalleled and for that we must both rock and salute them! Our pledge is the lifetime donation of 20% of all Sox Box profits to the Independence Fund, a non-profit group that directly supports the wounded ill and injured service members. Silliness abounds at the Sox Box but we remain serious in our commitment to our brothers and sisters who gave the most for their country without question.”

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