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New Capitalist Junto - Wed, Jun 6 @ 5:30 PM @ 1650 Arch St

From: Rohan
Sent on: Monday, June 4, 2012 8:08 PM

Thought this event at Good Company Group would be of interest to Philly Tech Meetup members:

What: New Capitalist Junto
When: Wednesday, June 6,[masked]:30 PM
Where: 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Fee: $10, includes beer, wine and light fare

This Wednesday is an event for anyone interested in social entrepreneurship, social change, and building companies whose profits help society profit. New Capitalist Junto will be a community conversation about making Philadelphia a center for New Capitalism (see below for a definition). Mayor Nutter will be present. Umar Haque, the author of The New Capitalist Manifesto, will join us remotely from London. Scott Edward Anderson of Green Skeptic will moderate a panel of local community leaders.

About New Capitalism
In The New Capitalist Manifesto, Umar Haque advocates a new set of ideals:

  • Renewal - Use resources sustainably to maximize efficiencies,
  • Democracy - Allocate resources democratically to foster organizational agility,
  • Peace - Practice economic non-violence in business,
  • Equity - Create industries that make the least well off better off, and
  • Meaning - Generate payoffs that tangibly improve quality of life. Yes, adopting these ideals requires bold and sustained changes.

Conveners include:
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic
Coming of Age
Consortium for Sustainable Business Development (PSU)
Corzo Center for the Creative Economy
Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital & Technologies
Independents Hall Philadelphia
Investors' Circle
NextFab Studio
Pennsylvania Angel Network
Philadelphia Game Lab
Philly Startup Leaders
Philly Tech Meetup
P'unk Ave
Robin Hood Ventures
Socent Philly
Sustainable Business Network
University City Science Center
Wharton Social Impact Program

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