Preferred Providers are companies and individuals that we use or have used in the past that provide exceptional services. These businesses have proven to us that they operate with a high level of integrity and can be relied upon to deliver on their promises. One of our philosophies is that we won’t recommend a product or service unless we own the product or use the service. We are happy to provide these providers with a reference for their good work. We are grateful for the services or products they provide to us.
Patagonia is a premium outdoor clothing and outfitter. We, at Cove, own hundreds of Patagonia items spanning almost 30 years. Some of our apparel is still going strong after almost three decades of use. Not only are their products top rates but their commitment to environmental and social activism is unparalleled in the manufacturing and retail sectors. Patagonia is a founding B Corp and a co-founder of 1% For The Planet. We have partnered with Patagonia to offer what support we can to the causes they championed and to be mentored and inspired by their leadership. Read more here.
Cove buys office products from Mills because of what they stand for as well as for what they sell. Mills Office Productivity is a B.C. based dealer of Business Supplies and Educational Products. This family company was established in 1949 has been using business as a force of good by being a change-maker in the community through positive practices of Sustainability, Local Procurement and Corporate Social Responsibility. One of Mills’ initiatives includes the downtown East side H.A.V.E. program.
Fair Trade. Organic. Community-minded. Environmentally-aware. Four concepts we don’t take lightly at Ethical Bean. In fact, they serve as the pillars to absolutely everything we aim to do. And what we aim to do – simply put – is make the best fair trade certified organic, environmentally happy coffee on the planet. Sure, it’s got to be downright delicious, but if the process itself isn’t just, well then, we just don’t do it.
Michele Soregaroli lives to inspire others to tell their own story about themselves and in that find differentiation. She is the leading Differentiation Coach in Canada, with expertise in Value Propositions and Competitive Positioning for Professional Services Businesses. She is the 2011 Women of Worth Mompreneur of the Year, the recipient of the inaugural 2013 International Coach Federation Coach Impact Award.
Cove has used Kolbe assessments internally and with clients for over 20 years. Kolbe Corp is the sole source provider of assessments identifying the natural way that people take action. Left to our own choice, each of us has an instinctive way of problem solving. Research shows that people are most productive when they are free to choose their own method of accomplishing a task or providing a solution. Learn more about what naturally drives us here.