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HigherPurpose17

February 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Conscious Capitalism Bay Area Chapter invites you to a very special event where leaders from some of today’s most innovative businesses will explore how identifying and pursuing higher purpose can be the key to recapturing the ethos of capitalism and restoring its reputation as the greatest force for good in the world.

Keynote by Whole Foods Market CEO and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. co-founder, John Mackey.  Additional speakers include Neil Grimmer, founder & CEO of Habit, co-founder & chairman of Plum Organics; Chinwe Onyeagoro, President of Great Places to Work; and others!


Join us for a deep dive into a more meaningful understanding and practical application of the principles of Conscious Capitalism. Enjoy a full day of thought-provoking and inspiring keynotes, interactive and actionable breakout sessions, and heartfelt connections and conversations that will fire up you and your team!

 

HigherPurpose17 will take place on Tuesday February 28th from 8am to 5pm, at the Omni Hotel San Francisco, 500 California Street.

Discounts:

Are you and 2 other friends going to be registering? If so, use Discount code GROUPS (Case Sensitive) to register and get $50 off each ticket.

 

 


HigherPurpose17 Speakers

Co-Founder & CEO, Whole Foods Market

John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, has led the natural and organic grocer to a $13 billion Fortune 500 company. With more than 370 stores and 80,000 Team Members in three countries, the company has been named by Fortune magazine as a “Best Company to Work For” for 16 consecutive years and the Number One Most Admired Food and Drug Store Company in the World in 2012.

While devoting his career helping shoppers satisfy their lifestyle needs with quality natural and organic foods, Mackey has also focused on building a more conscious way of doing business. He was the visionary for the Whole Planet Foundation to help end poverty in developing nations, the Local Producer Loan Program to help local food producers expand their businesses, The Global Animal Partnership’s rating scale for humane farm animal treatment, and the Health Starts Here initiative to promote health and wellness.

Mackey has been recognized as Ernst&Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Winner for the United States,” Institutional Investor’s “Best CEO in America,” Barron’s “World’s Best CEO,” MarketWatch’s “CEO of the Year,” FORTUNE’s “Businessperson of the Year,” and Esquire’s “Most Inspiring CEO.”

A strong believer in free market principles, Mackey co-founded the Conscious Capitalism Movement (https://consciouscapitalism.org/) and co-authored a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book entitled Conscious Capitalism, Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business to boldly defend and re-imagine capitalism, and encourage a way of doing business that is grounded in ethical consciousness.

Mackey cut his pay to $1 in 2006 and continues to work for Whole Foods Market out of a passion to see the business realize its potential for deeper purpose, for the joy of leading a great company, and to answer the call to service he feels in his heart.

CEO, Jump Associates

Dev Patnaik is the CEO of Jump Associates, a strategy and innovation firm. Jump helps companies create new businesses and reinvent existing ones. Jump works with some of the world’s most admired companies, including GE, Nike, Target and Virgin.

Jump has helped companies to define profitable growth platforms in highly ambiguous spaces, and build the systems, processes and metrics to make these platforms a reality. In recent years, Jump has become particularly well-known for its pioneering culture. Jump was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best places to work in America.

Dev is a frequent speaker at business forums and his articles have appeared in numerous publications, including BusinessWeek, Forbes, and Fast Company. He is also the author of the book Wired to Care: how companies prosper when they create widespread empathy. It was named one of the best books of the year by both Fast Company and Business Week. Noted author Malcolm Gladwell called Wired to Care “just what we need for the lean years ahead.”

His forthcoming book, Unleash, is a playbook for leaders trying to grow their businesses in times of extreme change.

When he’s not working at Jump, Dev is an adjunct professor at Stanford University, where he teaches a course called Needfinding. In the class, students draw upon methods from anthropology, design and business strategy to discover insights about ordinary people and create new products and services.


You’ll go home with actionable strategies and tools to infuse Higher Purpose into your business, cultivate a conscious workplace, lead with awareness, collaborate with stakeholders and advance your organization.


 

 

Details

Date:
February 28, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/higherpurpose17-conscious-capitalism-bay-area-chapter-conference-tickets-30259966374

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