The resources made available here are crowd-sourced suggestions by conscious capitalist enthusiasts. They include videos ranging from 2 to 18 minutes in length, articles, books, tools (free and paid) and exercise worksheets created and used by our contributors. Most of the content shared is available on the internet; we have organized it in a way we believe could help activate more consciousness in your organization.
A good overall guide for the journey into the Conscious Capitalism philosophy is the Conscious Capitalism Field Guide published by Harvard Business Review Press in 2018. You will notice, the every level of each of the Activators refer to one or two chapters of the Field Guide as additional resources.
You can acquire your copy in all major book stores or at amazon.com. It is also available on Kindle edition and other major eBook devices. For more information on the Conscious Capitalism Field Guide access the book page (www.CCFieldGuide.com)
Recognizing that every business has a purpose that includes, but is more than, making money. By focusing on its Higher Purpose, a business inspires, engages and energizes its stakeholders.
Recognizes the interdependent nature of life and the human foundations of business. A business needs to create value with and for its various stakeholders (customers, employees, vendors, investors, communities, etc.). Like the life forms in an ecosystem, healthy stakeholders lead to a healthy business system.
Human social organizations are created and guided by leaders – people who see a path and inspire others to travel along it. Conscious Leaders understand and embrace the Higher Purpose of business and focus on creating value for and harmonizing the interests of the business stakeholders. They recognize the integral role of culture and purposefully cultivate Conscious Culture.
This is the ethos – the values, principles, and practices – underlying the social fabric of a business, which permeates the atmosphere of a business and connects the stakeholders to each other and to the purpose, people and processes that comprise the company. All companies have a culture, but not all companies intentionally develop a culture that promotes their values and purpose.