Journal

August 13, 2015

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Ten

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Ten

I'm excited to be back for Round Three and Day Ten of our Mexico Expedition. After a red eye flight from LA with a stop over in Mexico City, nearly missing my flight to Oaxaca because of the crazy line at customs, I arrived in Oaxaca International Airport.

August 11, 2015

Film: Chivas Presents Apolis: Mexico Project Preview

Film: Chivas Presents Apolis: Mexico Project Preview

We are privileged to be working with Chivas Regal to buld a social enterprise in Mexico.

August 6, 2015

People: Soushiant Zanganehpour, Social Impact Strategist

People: Soushiant Zanganehpour, Social Impact Strategist

In April 2015 at the TIME 100 event, we crossed paths with past strategist for the Skoll Foundation, Soushiant Zangenehpour, and gradually became friends due to a shared philosophy to create lasting social change. 

July 30, 2015

Event: The Venture by Chivas Regal, San Francisco

Event: The Venture by Chivas Regal, San Francisco

Since October 2014 Raan and I have been proud to be two of the five mentors for The Venture presented by Chivas Regal, a global search with a $1M reward for the most promising social entrepreneurs.

July 28, 2015

Field-Test: Na Pali Coast, Hawaii

Field-Test: Na Pali Coast, Hawaii

I met the Apolis team a couple years ago while working in the Arts District of downtown Los Angeles, and ever since then we've maintained a great friendship.

July 23, 2015

Community: Apolis in NYC, Mexico Preview

Community: Apolis in NYC, Mexico Preview

On July 19th we released a letter sharing three ideas that are transforming our perspective on how business can be used as a force for good.

July 19, 2015

Community: Apolis Office Outing, Reformation

Community: Apolis Office Outing, Reformation

On July 15th, the Apolis team drove a few blocks to Reformation's headquarters in Los Angeles.

July 1, 2015

Film: Venice Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Film: Venice Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Apolis: Nomad Market is a traveling installation featuring Apolis’ collection, stories & films. The goal of our Nomad Market is to bring the inspiring talents & stories of our global artisans to a local marketplace.

June 18, 2015

Retail: Open in Venice, Apolis: Nomad Market

Retail: Open in Venice, Apolis: Nomad Market

On June 11th we were proud to host the opening reception of Venice’s Apolis: Nomad Market inside Stag Provisions

June 14, 2015

Retail: Venice, 'Local + Global' Partnership

Retail: Venice, 'Local + Global' Partnership

We are privileged to feature the Venice Market Bag, exclusively sold in-store at STAG Provisions for Men.

June 9, 2015

Film: Watch Apolis Nomad's TEDMED Talk

Film: Watch Apolis Nomad's TEDMED Talk

Apolis Advocate, Inventor, and Activist Marc Koska came across a newspaper article which predicted that the re-use of syringes would be a major transmission route of HIV in clinics in the developing world.

June 4, 2015

Film: FREAK'S STORE, Japan Collaboration

Film: FREAK'S STORE, Japan Collaboration

Since we opened the doors of Apolis: Common Gallery, our first regionally-branded Apolis retail space in November 2011, we’ve hosted regular Global Citizen gatherings and recently we started our speaking series.

June 2, 2015

Preview: Apolis: Nomad Market in Venice, June 11

Preview: Apolis: Nomad Market in Venice, June 11

Nomad Market is a traveling installation featuring Apolis' collection, stories & films.

May 19, 2015

Event: FREAK'S STORE, Japan Collaboration

Event: FREAK'S STORE, Japan Collaboration

On May 8th, we celebrated the launch of the CO-ETHICAL partnership with our Japan retail partner FREAK’S STORE and store founder Ken Kajima with an open house event held at the Apolis: Common Gallery.

May 17, 2015

Film: Berkeley Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Film: Berkeley Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Apolis: Nomad Market is a traveling installation featuring Apolis’ collection, stories & films. The goal of our Nomad Market is to bring the inspiring talents & stories of our global artisans to a local marketplace.