Buyouts and Sellouts

“Sellouts” – that’s pretty much how the founders of trusted little and/or organic outfits tend to be seen after they sell to corporate America. While that conclusion is often true, it turns out to be a bit more complicated. I looked at the question from several perspectives in  my package of stories for E Magazine. It was fantastic to have the time to take a serious look at the various factors and pressures facing these companies. Check them out!

The Big Green Buyout
Countless Green Brands Have Been Snapped Up By Big Corporations. Can They Still Be Trusted?

Building a Responsible Brand
Advice from Four Green CEOs

The Little Company That Could
Organic Cereal Maker Nature’s Path Has Charted Its Own Course and Thrived