Conscious Capitalism is not just a theory. It is a way of doing business that is practiced and embodied by individuals. Some of those individuals are leading businesses that have a tremendous impact on the world, and through their lifetime of work, their tribulations, and their successes, model what it means to be a Conscious Capitalist.
Conscious Capitalism, Inc. is honored to recognize the following Heroes of Conscious Capitalism for striving to embody the tenets of Conscious Capitalism, including:
- Driving a higher purpose in their organizations serve, align, and integrate the interests of all their company’s major stakeholders.
- Recognizing and supporting the interdependencies that exist across all stakeholders, allowing them to discover and harvest synergies from situations that otherwise seem replete with trade-offs.
- Endeavoring to create financial, intellectual, social, cultural, emotional, spiritual, physical and ecological wealth for all their stakeholders.
- Working to create trusting, authentic, innovative and caring company cultures that make working there a source of both personal growth and professional fulfillment.
Click on each Hero below to learn more about their Conscious Capitalism story.
- Selim Bassoul, Middleby Corporation
- Howard Behar, Starbucks (formerly)
- Michael Bush, Great Place to Work
- Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan, and Andrew Kassoy, B Lab Founders
- Bob Chapman, Barry Wehmiller
- R. Edward Freeman, UVA Darden School
- David and Tom Gardner, The Motley Fool
- Daniel Lubetzky, KIND
- Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group
- Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup Company
- Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo
- Blake, Erik, and Peter Nordstrom, Nordstrom
- Paul Polman, Unilever
- Melissa Reiff, The Container Store
- Walter Robb, Whole Foods Market
- Brian Schultz, Studio Movie Grill
- Tony Schwartz, The Energy Project
- Ron Shaich, Panera Bread
- Casey Sheahan, Keen
- Jostein Solheim, Ben & Jerry’s
- Roy Spence, GSD&M and the Purpose Institute
- Ratan Tata, Tata Group
- Sunny Vanderbeck, Satori Capital