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Celia Ouellette
Celia Ouellette

Celia Ouelette is the CEO of Responsible Business Initiative for Justice (RBI), a nonprofit which works with companies to champion…

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Christopher Miller

Chris Miller is the Global Activism Strategy Manager at Ben & Jerry’s, a unique position within the corporate world focused…

Joe Deloss
Fried chicken and fair chances – how this company provides meaningful work to people with difficult pasts
As part of our Reimagining Justice channel, we're profiling justice champions, shining a spotlight on the organisations and leaders working to build a more fair and equal society. Joe Deloss is the Founder of Hot Chicken Takeover, a restaurant chain with the mission to provide supportive employment to men and women who need a fair chance at work, helping them to overcome circumstances such as previous incarceration, homelessness and addiction. In this article, Joe shares the wide-ranging benefits of employing fair chance hiring practices, both as a business and a community.
Business Leaders Against the Death Penalty
Justice Champion Spotlight: Business Leaders Against the Death Penalty
As part of our Reimagining Justice channel, we're profiling justice champions, shining a spotlight on the organisations and leaders working to build a more fair and equal society. This month, our Knowledge Partner, the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice, is thrilled to launch an unprecedented and ground-breaking initiative: Business Leaders Against the Death Penalty.
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Justice Champion Spotlight: Porter Novelli and Conroy Boxhill
As part of our Reimagining Justice channel, we're profiling justice champions, shining a spotlight on the organisations and leaders working to build a more fair and equal society. For June, we are spotlighting an organisation that helps place justice at the heart of a corporation’s purpose: Porter Novelli.  Born from the idea that communication can advance society, they help companies stand up and speak out about the most pressing issues we face today - including the inequality and unfairness that pervades our justice system - with Conroy Boxhill (Managing Director, North America) leading the charge.
Kwame Ajamu
Kwame Ajamu

Kwame Ajamu was a teenager in Cleveland, Ohio, when he was sentenced to death in 1975 for the murder-robbery of…

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Matthias Stausberg

Advising Sir Richard Branson and the Virgin Group, Matthias Stausberg leads public advocacy and government relations on a broad portfolio…

Reimagining Justice
Reimagining Justice
Meaningful Business is thrilled to be partnering with the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice (RBIJ) to launch a platform dedicated entirely to topics around criminal justice, human rights and advocacy – and how businesses can move from words to action. Hear from its CEO on why it's important companies engage on these issues.
Aaron Clark
Second Chances – an interview with Justice Reskill’s Founder, Aaron Clark
Justice Reskill is on a mission to dissolve the wealth gaps affecting the justice-involved community nationwide. Through its skills-based curriculum, cohort-style learning community, and career-focused programming — all designed exclusively for those directly disadvantaged by the justice system — the organisation is opening doors to long-term prosperity and giving individuals the resources and support necessary to keep them open throughout their lifetimes. In this article, as part of our focus on 'Second Chances', Meaningful Business member, and Justice Reskill's Founder, Aaron Clark, shares why opening company doors to this population goes beyond merely diversifying the workplace, as there is an ‘enormous economic case’ that underpins its success.
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Simba Mubvuma

Simba Mubvuma is a lawyer and access to justice entrepreneur from Zimbabwe. A self-taught coder, Simba is Co-founder at LawBasket,…

Jeffrey Korzenik
Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works for Your Business and the Community
Meaningful Business member, Jeffrey Korzenik, is the Chief Investment Strategist at one of the U.S's leading business banks, Fifth Third Bank, and is also a leading advocate for hiring individuals for criminal records. He recently released his book, 'Untapped Talent', which focuses on the business case and best practices around doing so. In this article, as part of our series on 'Second Chances', Jeffrey shares the economic rationale behind his work, and why businesses that don't adopt the talent strategy risk being left behind.
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Why racial equity investing is key to building a fairer society for all
Jochebed Bogunjoko has dedicated her career to pursuing social justice through finance. She has recently joined our partner the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice as its new Investor Advocacy Consultant. In Black History Month, she shares her story, what inspired her to get involved in justice reform, and the role investors play in creating a fairer and more equal society.