Social Responsibility

A Little History

Posted in Dharma's Culture, Social Responsibility.

A Little History. This past March, Dharma Merchant Services celebrated its ten-year anniversary. A little history: I began working out of a spare bedroom in San Carlos, California, but quickly came to the conclusion that working from home simply wasn’t for me, as it seemed like every incredibly important phone call was interrupted by either …

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New Partner – Spring Bank

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Spring Bank. Dharma is privileged to announce a new partnership with Spring Bank – a community bank serving the needs of underserved consumers and small businesses in the New York Metropolitan area. In addition, Spring Bank recently became a certified B Corporation, joining a community of companies recognized for socially responsible business practices. In fact, …

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Call-to-Action

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Call-to-Action. I recently attended my favorite annual conference called Wisdom 2.0, which is billed as the intersection of mindfulness and technology. It seems that a lot of successful tech companies have discovered the value of promoting mindful practices in the workplace, but beyond the scientific and biological benefits of such practices, the greater value is …

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Transparency

Posted in Dharma's Culture, Industry News, Social Responsibility.

Transparency. I have been invited to speak about transparency on a panel that the local B Corp community is sponsoring next week. I don’t know if there is such a thing as an expert on this subject, but I can tell you that I have over 25 years of experience working in an industry that …

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Giving Back – Prison Mindfulness Institute

Posted in Dharma's Culture, Dharma's Giving Back, Nonprofit, Social Responsibility.

Giving Back – Prison Mindfulness Institute This month we are highlighting The Prison Mindfulness Institute, whose mission is to provide prisoners, prison staff, and volunteers with effective, evidence-based tools for rehabilitation, self-transformation, and personal development, using proven mindfulness-based interventions. The higher aspiration is to transform the correction system as a whole in order to mitigate …

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We Respect All

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We Respect All. To borrow a line from the B Corp movement, our company was formed to be a force for good; to support and to serve the community of all beings in need. In addition to being a certified B Corp, Conscious Capitalism member, Green Business Network member, Social Venture Network member, and a …

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