10 Things You Should Know about Stakeholder Capitalism

by Institute for Corporate Transformation

In 2019, the Business Roundtable announced that the purpose of business was no longer to maximize profits for shareholders. The new purpose of business would be to maximize value for stakeholders. While the announcement was applauded by many, charges of hypocrisy quickly followed as the practices of many Business Roundtable member companies suddenly seemed to contradict the new more egalitarian purpose they had proclaimed. A... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1



    Originally released on November 15, 2020, Episode 10 tells the story of the first six years of BIGGBY COFFEE’s transition toward Stakeholder Capitalism. Starting with a chance encounter around a fire pit on an island in the middl...

  • S01 E09 - The State of the Movement

    S01 E09 - The State of the Movement

    Originally released on November 8, 2020, Episode 9 departs from the format of the other episodes in the series to discuss the state of the movement for stakeholder capitalism, and the systems that will need to be addressed to acce...

  • S01 E08 - Cafe Momentum

    S01 E08 - Cafe Momentum

    Originally released on November 1, 2020, Episode 8 shares the story of Cafe Momentum, one of the finest restaurants in Dallas that happens to be operated through a groundbreaking internship program for young people who have been r...

  • S01 E07 - TRU Colors

    S01 E07 - TRU Colors

    Originally released on October 25, 2020, Episode 7 shares the story of TRU Colors Brewery in Wilmington, NC, a business co-founded by the leaders of rival gangs in the area with the help of a serial entrepreneur named George Taylo...

  • S01 E06 - Televerde

    S01 E06 - Televerde

    Originally released on October 18, 2020, Episode 6 of 10 Things You Should Know About Stakeholder Capitalism tells the story of Christin Swansinger, one of an estimated 17 million Americans that has been sent to prison. Christin g...