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Proud to be among the 2018 MPower graduates

Artisan Dental is proud to have participated in the 2018 MPower Champions Program along with Covenant Presbyterian Church, Dean Health Plan and Therma-Stor LLC. This is a one-year commitment facilitated by Sustain Dane to learn, and to inspire projects that make an impact on our community, environmental footprint, and bottom line. To learn more: http://sustaindane.org/blog/post/introducing-the-2018-mpower-graduateshttp://sustaindane.org/blog/post/introducing-the-2018-mpower-graduates


      


Three Best Rated includes Dr Nicole Andersen

Dr Nicole Andersen has been named on Three Best Rated as one of the Top 3 Dentists in Madison! Their 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to general excellence. Congratulations Dr Andersen!


      


We’re in the Journal of the American College of Dentists!

We are excited to share with you two articles that were recently published by the Journal of the American College of Dentists. The first article is focused on sustainable dentistry and the five stages of business sustainability. On page 13 Artisan Dental is classified as a stage 5 sustainable business by highlighting our Certified B […]


      


Impact Investing

There is a new trend arising in the investment world called impact investing.  Impact investing means you’re investing for reasons beyond traditional financial success, but towards social and environmental successes as well.  In simpler terms impact investing means filtering out investments that are not socially responsible (like tobacco companies, fossil fuel companies, etc) and instead […]


      


Alternate Transportation in 2019

Motor vehicles produce a number of different harmful pollutants. According to the EPA 75% of carbon monoxide emissions come from motor vehicles and in urban areas those emissions are responsible for anywhere between 50-90 percent of air pollution. Try to go a little more green in 2019 by using one of these alternative forms of […]


      


Safer De-Icer Choices

Have you ever looked at what the de-icer you use on your driveways and sidewalks is made of?  Most products include sodium, chloride, and other chemicals that are harmful to the environment.  Those chemicals are melting the ice, and melting into our water wells causing contamination. According to Madison Water Utility, Well 14 on University […]


      


We Vote Every Day

At Artisan Dental we vote every day by doing business with other Certified B Corporations locally and nationally.  By supporting Certified B Corporations we are voting to use business as a force for good.  Most recently we have partnered with the Certified B Corporation Vantreo located in northern California. They have made a commitment to […]


      


Certified B Corporations Ben & Jerry’s, Sundial, Seventh Generation Lead 2,600 Companies Launching the ‘Vote Every Day Campaign’

Top Business Leaders Join Forces to Show People How They Can Continue Voting Their Values After Election Day (New York, New York)— Certified B Corporations—a global community of more than 2,600 companies using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems—have launched the “Vote Every Day” campaign following the midterm elections. The launch […]


      


Artisan Dental participates in Sustain Dane’s MPower Business Champion program

The MPower Business Champion program is a one year, fully-customizable program for businesses and organizations that want to reduce their environmental impact while saving costs and creating a healthier and more engaging workplace and community. MPower is a proven and nationally recognized model for achieving sustainability success from within an organization. Topics include: Energy Efficiency, […]


      


Artisan Dental presents at Managing Sustainability in Dentistry Conference

Scott Andersen, Director of Stakeholder Stewardship at Artisan Dental, recently traveled to Reykjavik, Iceland to speak at the first global conference for “Managing Sustainability in Dentistry“. Leading experts in dentistry and sustainability examined current industry trends, presented business case studies, and spoke on diverse topics related to marketing, nutrition, and technology. Speakers also provided actionable […]