The Stakeholder Business Acceleration Lab 


Build A Thriving Stakeholder Business 

The Acceleration Lab is a cohort-based, 12-month learning program for CEOs who want to achieve better performance through stakeholder capitalism. 

Alongside fellow CEOs, you'll learn how to implement key best practices used in the highest-performing stakeholder businesses in the world. 

Propel Your Company's Performance

Deepening your stakeholder capitalism practices will set your business up to realize massive improvements in:

Employee Engagement & Retention

Learn key steps to improve team engagement and inspire your employees to remain loyal to your company. 


Top Talent Acquisition & Retention

Discover specific practices that are proven to attract and retain top talent in a competitive job market. 


Customer Acquisition, Retention, & Loyalty

Create and implement new initiatives that will lead to new customers finding your brand and becoming loyal advocates. 

Inspired Innovation & Efficiency 

Explore specific ways to cultivate rapid innovation and uncover new efficiencies within your organization. 

Why We're Different

The Acceleration is a first-of-its-kind program including: 

  • A proven, proprietary methodology based on decades of work with top-performing stakeholder businesses
  • Exclusive insider access to the Interface case study and film, including 14 Key Lessons to next-level stakeholder capitalism performance
  • A personal touch — each participant is paired with an expert stakeholder business guide who is at your disposal

“As a business leader, I used to struggle with focusing on profits over purpose. Now, I realize I never had to choose. Stakeholder capitalism is the model I was looking for: I was able to 10X my profits while promoting environmental and societal benefits.” 

~ Cesar Quintero, Serial Entrepreneur, Author, and Speaker

Who You Surround Yourself With Matters

The Acceleration Lab is for leaders who want to deepen their experience in a community of like-minded peers who: 

  • Are forward thinking and rising to meet the demands of a shifting business landscape
  • Seek continual improvement of their leadership, culture, and operations 
  • See the opportunity of stakeholder capitalism and want to go deeper

The Acceleration Lab Includes

Personal Guidance

Work one-on-one with your own Stakeholder Business guide who'll help advance your goals and guide you through challenges.


Group Learning

Learn with other CEOs who are experimenting with best practices alongside you and can compare notes on their journey.


Proven Curriculum

Use our proprietary stakeholder business methodology to support you in implementing best practices and improving company performance. 

Exclusive Access

Get inside access to CEOs pioneering stakeholder capitalism, as well as the award-winning documentary Beyond Zero and associated in-depth case study.

Explore If This Is Right For You

The Acceleration Lab Experience


Personalized Guide

Once registered, you'll be paired with an expert guide who will set up an onboarding call to get to know you, your organization, and your specific goals for participation. Your guide will:

  • Walk you through a personalized initial assessment of your company's current stakeholder positioning  
  • Lead an in-depth discussion of your vision and goals for your organization
  • Identify specific challenges that you'd like to work through 

Your guide will be with you for the entire journey, providing constant touch points and direction as you create and take your first steps. 


In-person Masterclass

Each cohort kicks off with a 2-day masterclass in beautiful Boulder, CO, to build meaningful connections while diving deep into our core stakeholder business methodology, including:  

  • An in-depth case study of Interface (profiled in Beyond Zero)
  • World-class purpose workshop
  • Creation of a stakeholder analysis and engagement plan
  • Exploration of what's needed for full, engaged team alignment 
  • Overview of key stakeholder capitalism metrics and how they apply to your business

You’ll finish the masterclass with a new community of CEOs to lean on and a clear understanding of what's needed to improve your company's performance. 


Monthly Masterminds & Personal Guidance

In the following months, while you execute your best ideas, you'll be supported by an accountability structure with your guide and your new community of fellow CEOs. You’ll share  challenges and progress, get and give support, and find inspiration as you dig into the real work, including:

  • Monthly virtual facilitated mastermind sessions with your cohort 
  • One-on-one meeting with your personalized guide 
  • Group Slack channel to stay connected with your cohort and find real-time answers


Exclusive Resources & Chronicle Service

Throughout the program, you'll have unparalleled access to exclusive content, as well as have your experience captured by our content team to help inspire other leaders, including:

  • On-demand viewing of the film Beyond Zero (not publicly released)
  • Real-world insider case studies of leading stakeholder businesses (not available to the public) 
  • Profile piece created about your company to be featured on


Inspiring CEO Workshops

Each quarter will focus on one of the four key components of stakeholder business where you'll have insider access to an exemplar CEO in the space who will:

  • Tell their personal story
  • Share how their organization uses the stakeholder business model
  • Review their organization's best practices 
  • Answer live questions from the cohort 



When you reach the end of your program, you’ll join your colleagues in Boulder once again to celebrate your achievements and officially graduate from the Acceleration Lab. While the program ends there, your organization’s stakeholder business journey continues and you will be more ready than ever to lead it boldly.

Count Me In!

The next Acceleration Lab cohort begins on May 1, 2023. 

If you're interested in joining  please reach out and we'll be in touch.