Stonyfield Organic is a booming company thanks to founder Gary Hirshberg. He directed the company to donate profits to foster the green movement. He cut out waste in packaging and production to create an eco-friendly empire and has kept hundreds of organic farmers in business.
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Former chef Steve Ells opening his first burrito business in 1993. He continued to fine-tune his operation until it blossomed into Chipotle Mexican Grill. He is meticulous about sourcing fine ingredients that are grown naturally in a sustainable way. His efforts have changed the fast-food industry forever.
The Body Shop founder, Anita Roddick, was searching for botanical ingredients from habitats all over the world after she gave birth to two children. She wanted them to have the purest ingredients in their foods and formulas. In the process she became an avid environmentalist. Roddick died in 2007 but was a trailblazer in banning [...]