CEO Mike Brady and Head of External Affairs Jonathan Halperin at Greyston Bakery wrote about social enterprise and open hiring at Greyston Bakery, and how they have dovetailed successful growth with more inclusive business practices. This is a modest bakery with a great, big, disruptive idea.
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.
You don’t have to have tons of money to get involved with impact investing. The average individual can also take advantage of some entry platforms.
In business, we have the opportunity to nurture human relationships and a spirit of common purpose. We don’t have to agree about everything, but we have everything to gain from each other.
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Juliana Pasqualini of sustainable cosmetics company Natura makes the case for promoting beauty and sustainability in order to build a more inclusive economy.
An inclusive economy supports and uplifts every member through thick and thin, and Tiffany Jana writes that the biggest moves must start with conscientious business leaders.
An Interview With Bain Capital’s Managing Director in Impact Investing Deval Patrick: The Importance of Long-Term Investments and Better Capitalism in Solving Global Problems
Former Governor Deval Patrick, now the head of Bain Capital’s Double Impact Fund, answers questions from Laura D’Andrea Tyson, the director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at Berkeley-Haas, about the roles of philanthropy, government and business in bringing about a more equitable, sustainable economy.
We need to give corporations tools to climb out of the morass of shareholder primacy, and get back to viewing themselves as institutions with ethical obligations. Benefit corporation legislation is one such tool.