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Social Impact Through Outdoor Gear

With Cotopaxi, founder Davis Smith G'11/WG'11 is "looking to build a world-class example of how to have social impact through a company."


He and Karl Ulrich have a fascinating conversation about ventures that integrate social impact into their business models, as Cotopaxi does--a certified B Corp, Cotopaxi designates 2% of revenue "to help alleviate poverty around the world," (as the website explains). Want to know more? Hear Davis dig in to why the social impact piece is crucial to him as a founder, and the several ways he's tried out for implementing it.