2018 Annual Conference Conversation: John Mackey & Ed Freeman


Known as the father of stakeholder theory–one of the four tenets of Conscious Capitalism–R. Edward Freeman is a renowned figure in the movement to elevate humanity through business. He is the co-academic director of the Institute for Business in Society at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and author of numerous books on stakeholder management and business ethics.

So, it is with great excitement that we share that Ed will be joining another renowned figure from the movement on stage for a deep conversation on the importance of Stakeholder Orientation at the 2018 Conscious Capitalism Annual Conference. Joining Ed for this intimate dialogue will be Whole Foods Market co-founder and CEO and co-founder of Conscious Capitalism, Inc., John Mackey. While the entire conference is shaping up to be one you certainly will not want to miss, this sit-down between two of the movements foremost figures will very special indeed.

To get an idea of how dynamic of a speaker Ed can be, watch his TED talk on how we Conscious Capitalists have the power to create a new narrative about business, one that proves a more conscious practice of capitalism is the key to unlocking humanity’s full potential.