Affirmation: We need capitalism to serve society.
Analysis: Done well, capitalism is the best method we know of creating wealth and raising communities out of poverty.
The narrow pursuit of short-term shareholder profits damages human relationships and trust, and gives rise to poor and often scandalous outcomes. It is also destroying the environment.
B Corporations, social enterprises, and many family businesses all have stakes in the community, and seek better long term outcomes.
Action: Guide and encourage savers to ethical banks, and investors to social and impact investments, and consumers to enlightened suppliers.