COOKEVILLE – Cookeville-based attorney and Putnam County Commissioner Kevin Christopher was profiled this week in Forbes.
The article, written by Cornell University professor Christopher Marquis, examines Christopher’s activities promoting corporate social responsibility across the state of Tennessee and beyond. Specifically, the article cites Christopher’s entrepreneurship presentations at Yale University and elsewhere and reviews how Christopher and his team at Rockridge have partnered with organizations across Tennessee to advance business leadership in areas ofenvironmental and social impact.
The article is available online at Forbes.
Rockridge recently launched the initiative B Tennessee alongside Patagonia, Nisolo and Whiteboard. B Tennessee now comprises additional social enterprise companies, academics, faith leaders and individuals interested in ways that companies can prioritize not only shareholder returns but additional metrics like community service and sustainability. A recent B Tennessee workshop organized by Rockridge’s Impact + Innovation fellow and Sparta native Bruce Allen featured speakers from Eastman, Chattanooga Faith + Works + Culture, Patagonia, The Bailey Company and theUniversity of Tennessee. Read more about B Tennessee here.