So much to chew on with the release of Francis’ new exhortation: https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/apost_exhortations/documents/20231004-laudate-deum.html To start with I’m offering this quick video reflection after my first read because I want to make a public commitment to you. There are no lasting changes without cultural changes. There are no cultural changes without personal changes. I love how […]
Let’s reflect on the structural power dynamics embedded within our current investment and business system. The Problem: Capital Supremacy (“Finance-First” Investing) In our current economic paradigm, Capital’s interests are often structured (through ownership & governance) as above all other interests. In other words, while customers, producers, workers, communities, the environment, future generations matter to an […]
I know this is a daunting question. I’m going to try to make it practical with 3 steps and 3 concrete invitations. Weds, April 7, 7pm ET: “Exploring how congregations might re-imagine their assets when long term sustainability is no longer an option.” with Rev. Dr. Sidney Williams – click here to RSVP and/or join) […]
If we can re-structure capital to be in a non-extractive position, we can re-make business as an engine for human and ecosystem flourishing. As our culture evolves to more deeply appreciate the endemic nature of system oppression and ecological devastation, leaders will increasingly be looking for structural solutions.