What a 500-year-old movement can teach us about reforming capitalism

To make “sticky” the idea that business is granted its license to operate for a public purpose requires leaders of all kinds to lean in—opinion leaders and journalists, influential business people, change agents in classrooms and boardrooms and NGOs, and social ‘intrapreneurs’ embedded in corporations. These leaders have the ability to model and craft the business narrative, the decision rules, and the business models that are critical to both healthy business enterprises and healthy society. To put it simply, the time is right, and the examples, stories, and vision that all of us bring to the table, will illuminate a better path forward.

What a 500-year-old movement can teach us about reforming capitalism