Conscious Capitalism: What Does It Mean & How Are Maine Companies Adopting Higher Values?
Companies and their employees are increasingly seeking ways to embrace socially responsible practices. This trend is growing as Millennials and younger generations have greater expectations for working at places that prioritize social justice and other values, rather than only looking at profit for stakeholders. One term for this is "conscious capitalism." We'll examine this trend and why it is taking hold, and we'll talk with some of the people in Maine whose businesses prioritize these values--some of whom have earned a "benefit corporation" designation for their work in this area.
- Tara Jenkins, founder and consultant, Conscious Revolution
- Betsy Biemann, CEO of CEI (Coastal Enterprises Inc.)
- Warren Valdmanis, partner, Two Sigma Impact in Portland; co-author with Michael O’Leary of Accountable: The Rise of Citizen Capitalism
- Rob Tod, founder, Allagash Brewing Company
- Kerem Durdag, president and CEO of GWI (Great Works Internet)
- What Is Conscious Capitalism?
- Business with a purpose: Maine financial firms join growing ‘conscious capitalism’ movement
- John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, on conscious capitalism
- “Conscious Capitalism” Is Not an Oxymoron
- Conscious Capitalism vs. Corporate Social Responsibility
- THE ALLAGASH 2019 B CORP REPORT
- Why Companies Are Becoming B Corporations
- Common Misunderstandings About Corporations
- 1% For The Planet