James O’Toole, Author of “Enlightened Capitalists”, on Challenges for Business Leaders Who Aim to Do Well by Doing Good


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James O’Toole, Author of “Enlightened Capitalists: Cautionary Tales of Business Pioneers Who Tried to Do Well by Doing Good”, joins hosts Sandi Hunt and Sherryl Kuhlman to discuss the complicated history of pursuing profits and social impact. He also talks about why he is hopeful, citing trends like the growth of social entrepreneurship, the rise of B Corporations, changes in investor attitudes, and more.

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