Nick Hanauer, one of Seattle’s best known venture capitalists and civic activists, discusses his mission to redefine the core tenets of capitalism.Read more →
We are at a crossroads.
Capitalism is one of the most powerful forces for human cooperation on the planet. Like all powerful forces, it can be harnessed for good or ill. It is time to reclaim it for good.
Conscious Capitalism envisions a new definition of success, one that values higher purpose, stakeholder integration, conscious leadership, and conscious culture and management. This is not just a more meaningful way to conduct business; it's more profitable, and in the view of an increasing number of people, the next evolution of our economic system.
The Seattle chapter of Conscious Capitalism is currently on hiatus. For more information on Conscious Capitalism, please go to ConsciousCapitalism.org.
The myth that profit maximization is the sole purpose of business has done enormous damage to the reputation of capitalism and the legitimacy of business in society. We need to recapture the narrative and restore it to its true essence: that the purpose of business is to improve our lives and to create value for stakeholders.John Mackey & Raj Sisodia
The first question when you are doing anything in life is, “What’s the point?” That is a very spiritual question. What are you doing with your one and precious life? You’ve been given a gift of consciousness and wisdom and now you have this resource for a fairly limited time. What are you going to do with it? In business you start from the same place.Fred Kofman
Brett Alston and Brett Clifton, Managing Partners of RedCloud Consulting – recently named the fastest growing private company in Washington State – discuss their values-based approach and how they’ve carved out a contrarian path in …Read more →
Rashelle Tanner, Attorney with the Office of Legal Compliance at Microsoft, walks us through her “crazy idea” that led to a wholly new approach to company-wide training in ethical decision making, what she learned about …Read more →