Social Enterprise: Serving People and The Planet in Denver South and Beyond

Blue Star Recyclers and Cherry Creek School District celebrate six years of innovative vocational training and meaningful employment for special education students. One of the core tenants of social enterprise is the creation of organizations that address a basic unmet need or solve a social or environmental problem through a market-driven approach. It’s a powerful […]

Impacting the Community by Investing in Students

Denver South-based Mikron provides machines, money and time in support of the region’s future workforce. Mikron, a Swiss-headquartered company located in Arapahoe County, doesn’t just talk about the workforce gap it foresees in the advanced manufacturing sector. It’s proactively working to address it.  Over the past year, the company has been creating its future workforce […]