What does it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his soul? (Mark 8:36)
Spoiler alert: Nothing.
This bible verse has endured over the centuries as a reminder that we can’t put our price tag on what matters most.
Yet, time and again, businesses have put profits above all — leading our world to the brink of a climate catastrophe, an inequality crisis, and the greatest extinction of other creatures since the dinosaurs.
Can we align growing returns with the greater good? Former investment banker turned business ethicist Dawn Carpenter believes we can — and that figuring out how will shape the future.
In What Does It Profit? Dawn talks with the world’s leading thinkers, researchers, entrepreneurs and executives, exploring the most innovative ways we can reconcile capitalism’s demand for profit with the long term well-being of people and the planet.
From socially-responsible investing to conscious consumerism to business ethics in this age of extremes, Dawn is your guide to the cutting-edge ideas and experiments driving the purpose-driven business revolution. What Does It Profit? Can conscious capitalism save the world?