In this interview with LIFT Economy, the author of “The Responsible Business” and “The Responsible Entrepreneur” provides what she sees as the core education needed for business leaders to shift to a more regenerative mindset.
Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes has built the world’s largest social-media management company — the tool of choice for the majority of Fortune 1000 companies — valued at an estimated $1 billion. But his biggest impact may be in helping startups and nurturing new crops of tech entrepreneurs.
Future State’s employee-ownership plan has been integral to the company’s growth, innovation and public recognition. In this interview, we explore the benefits – and challenges – of employee ownership with leaders of this Bay Area ESOP.
In this dialogue, the Dalai Lama teaches the benefits of ethical business. When business leaders widen the lens of the definition of “success” to include the environment and social justice, business becomes an instrument for social change and brings happiness.
The future of business must embrace shared ownership and purpose. Marjorie Kelly explains how the election of President Trump is a sign of the end of an era and the beginning of a more equitable, democratic business model.
As co-founder and CEO of Flat World Partners, Anna-Marie Wascher combines the philanthropic spirit of nonprofits, the sustainable business development models of microfinance, and her experience working as an investment consultant to shift the world of investing to focus on meaningful and profitable impact.
Etsy set a new standard for ethical business, but after it went public, the markets struggled to figure out what it was worth. And, after Laureate announced an IPO in February, the first public B Corp that is also a benefit corporation was officially up for trading. How will the
Lisa Hall, former president and CEO of Calvert, is now a Co-Managing Director of Impact Investing with Anthos Asset Management. At both firms, she has developed ways to invest in women, empower female investors, and move the conversation from charity to social investing.