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Here is our bi-weekly Conscious Capitalism content share. We hope you find it informative and inspirational.
In the news
The annual Milken Institute’s Global Conference was held earlier this month. A theme that emerged during the conference was around the need to reform capitalism. If not, the consequences will be dire. You can get a short summary here in this LA Times article with the more racy title, Reform capitalism or face revolution, billionaires are told at Milken Conference.
How and where you choose to spend your money matters. Organizations that have a higher purpose and live it through the actions they take are winning a lot more business than those that are not. Read how A&W won this CEO and father’s business by living its higher purpose in this Forbes article.
“In an appeal to corporate leaders worldwide, Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya calls for an end to the business playbook of the past — and shares his vision for a new, “anti-CEO playbook” that prioritizes people over profits. “This is the difference between profit and true wealth,” he says.”
We had the pleasure of being with Dr. Zach Bush, MD at our May 28th event. His research, science, and stories around our biggest health crisis were both worrisome and inspirational. Check out what he and his team are up to at Farmers Footprint and learn how they plan to regenerate 5 million acres of farmland by 2025. You can also watch their 20-minute documentary here.
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