The Boiling Point Podcast

Introducing Steve Beauschesne

  • Steve Beauchesne is the co-founder of Beau’s All Natural, a family run, employee owned and totally independent Canadian craft brewery.
  • Since its start-up in 2006, Beau’s has won more than 85 national and international awards for beer-making, marketing and packaging design, sustainability and business practices, and has raised more than $1 million for charity, community and independent arts.
  • Steve is Vice Chair of the Ontario Craft Brewers Association, and a frequent presenter at craft brewing, culinary, and sustainability seminars and events.
  • Steve was selected for the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce “Top Forty under 40” in 2015, and in 2013 Steve was recognized by the United Way with a Community Builder of the Year Award.

In this episode:

  • Greg and Dave go over how Steve looks like Greg’s doppelganger.
  • Steve goes over his journey of becoming a B-corp.
  • Greg talks about how Steve’s marketing budget is almost nothing because of the positive views surrounding his business because of his altruistic nature towards community.
  • Dave and Greg talk about the importance of becoming a B-Corp and how much work it is to maintain being a B-Corp.
  • Steve shares how his father instilled him with strong moral principles when it comes to handling business very ethically.
  • Steve explains how he sold his brewery to all of his employees as to share the company with all of the employees working for him.
  • Tune in for more on this week’s Boiling Point…
Direct download: Episode_160_Steve_Beauschene.mp3
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