Alex Husted

Member Since 2021

Alex Husted

Co-Founder

HELPSY

Philadelphia Area

Alex is a founder and co-owner of HELPSY, the largest used clothing collection company in the Northeast US. HELPSY is also the only Certified B Corp in the used clothing business. He works tirelessly to curb the massive amount of textiles that are currently discarded and manage a triple bottom line. He also speaks frequently about what it means to be a B Corp and an environmentally focused business.


SKILLS

  • Design Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Facilitation

RECENT CONTENT

January 13th, 2022

16 signs of a toxic work environment (and how to address the root issue)

Negativity on the job leads to critical issues for leadership and their staff members.

January 11th, 2022

Here's how to make key leadership meetings more meaningful

Give the right leaders a creative space to help move your organization forward in the new year.

January 7th, 2022

If an employee needs a new role, here's how to find the right fit

If a team member exhibits low performance but high potential, it may be time to pivot them toward a different position.

January 6th, 2022

12 in-demand technical hires leaders want to make in 2022

As companies seek to win the war for tech talent, here are the positions business leaders want to fill in the new year.


COMPANY INFO

HELPSY

In the US, more than 85% of discarded clothing goes into the trash when 95% could be reused or recycled. HELPSY is working with all stakeholders to keep clothing out of the trash including towns, businesses, landowners, schools and the fashion industry.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Sustainability
  • Waste Diversion

INDUSTRY

Social impact & nonprofit