This Meetup is trying to drive $10 billion to conscious companies. Here’s why:

The world deserves better businesses.

The Conscious Capitalism NYC Meetup is one of 25 Meetup chapters around the world that brings like-minded people together who are interested in and support the conscious capitalism movement.

There are 4 tenets of the movement:

That a business’ higher purpose is to generate more value than just dollars

That employees, customers, the environment and the community in which the business operates are all partners in what the business should hope to achieve

That leaders should act more like servants and coaches than dictators

That company cultures should support people and be infused with care, love and kindness

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And so in order to put those ideas into practice, one of the goals Conscious Capitalism set for itself is to drive $10 billion to conscious companies by 2017.

“There’s a massive lack of trust for business in society right now, and for good reason. From corruption and lack of respect for the environment, to putting profits ahead of the issues that are important to the communities where they’re functioning. And so if we can show that conscious companies are actually the most successful companies, we can begin to change that narrative and also create a tremendous amount of value in the world.” – Daniel Dworkin, Co-organizer Conscious Capitalism NYC

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