Entries by Moira Wiedenman

A Colorado company is raising the bar in the solar industry

Pivot Energy was founded in 2009 to fight against the existential threat of global warming by expanding access to clean, solar energy. Based in Denver, their team is helping the country transition to a more sustainable, decentralized electric grid by working on hundreds of projects across the country. They were awarded a Best for Colorado Commit […]

The 2020 Best for Colorado Awards

At the 2020 Best for Colorado Awards Ceremony, Secretary of State, Jena Griswold opened by reflecting on the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented in these last several months. Amid her recognition of these great challenges, she affirmed the following: “Coloradans are not only resilient by nature, we’re committed to pulling our communities up with us. Nowhere […]

Montanya Distillers is the 2020 Best for Colorado Commit to Action Honoree

*This article was originally published in ColoradoBiz Magazine. You can read the original feature: here.   In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Montanya Distillers, a craft distillery in Crested Butte, saw the need for sanitizer in their community and shifted their production to donate surface sanitizer to front-line workers. This commitment to ensuring their community thrives […]

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Tenant Spotlight: Recycle Colorado

What does your organization do?  Recycle Colorado is an action-oriented and member-driven organization that works on state and local policy, projects that are related to state infrastructure and business end markets for material recovery, reuse and manufacturing, and advancing all that is recycling. What is your organization most focused on right now on?  We are […]

Young entrepreneurs promote self-care, wellness and community

This article was originally published in ColordoBiz Magazine. You can read the full feature here. glow + gather is a family-run business, co-founded with two young entrepreneurs from Castle Rock. They promote self-care and a healthy lifestyle through their natural body and spice products. Best for Colorado spoke with co-founders, Sarita Parikh, Kerala (age 13) […]

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Modeling and Building Resilience

If climate change wasn’t enough for us to stop and evaluate our societal level of resilience, maybe the coronavirus pandemic and upcoming national election will finally capture our much-needed attention. As a participant in a recent Colorado Emergence Series convening put it, “resilience was broken before the pandemic,” but maybe this crisis will finally give […]

YellowDog: Progress in the print industry

This article was originally featured in ColoradoBiz magazine. Click here to read the full feature. YellowDog is a local, values-driven design, print and marketing studio dedicated to serving their Denver area clients and community. The company was recently recognized in PrintingNews as one of the Top 100 Small Commercial Printers in the country. We spoke with Cynthia Ord, […]

Angel Touch Commercial Cleaning: Expanding a sustainable business

This article was originally featured in ColoradoBiz magazine. Click here to read the full feature. Angel Touch Commercial Cleaning is a local, family-owned business. Its commitment to using environmentally friendly products, supporting the local economy, and giving to different organizations makes them Best for Colorado. We spoke with the co-owners, Natalie and Corey Nove, to learn […]

Switch Automation: Transforming the future of buildings

This article was originally featured in ColoradoBiz magazine. Click here to read the full feature. In well-established industries, companies attempting to disrupt processes as they have been are often met with resistance and numerous challenges. Switch Automation, a Denver-based global real estate software company, is attempting to do just that in the real estate industry, bringing […]