Shifting the business compass to ethical

Conscious capitalism is a concept that involves considering the impact of a business idea in the context of sustainability. Going through this process of consideration, Douglas says, enhances the way a business operates. Businesses can introduce conscious capitalism in the following three ways: Forget short-term thinking, Focus on sustainability, Value everyone. 

Conscious Capitalism Article - OM Times

Right now the buzz words for people doing any kind of professional and personal development work are consciousness and change. The reality is that 99% of the people who are talking about consciousness don’t have a definition for it. For me, consciousness is the ability to be present in your life in every moment, without judgment of you or anyone else. It is the ability to receive everything, reject nothing, and create everything you desire in life – greater than what you currently have, and more than what you can imagine. Consciousness is the opportunity to eliminate all the created walls of separation. From consciousness you can change all things.



For many people, the word capitalism seems at direct odds with the word benevolence but Steven and Chutisa Bowman and Gary Douglas believe it's not only possible, but easy, to run a business that increases your wealth and contributes to society simultaneously. Welcome to Benevolent Capitalism, a concept they will be exploring and discussing at a free Google Hangout series running every Thursday from 17 July to 11 December this year.

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