February 18, 2021: Sagan National Colloquium - Dr. Alex Edmans
“Purpose, Profit, and the Responsibility of Business”
Dr. Alex Edmans, a Finance Professor at London Business School and the author of “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit,” will discuss the role of business in today’s society. Business is often accused of degrading the environment and exploiting both workers and consumers. It is also frequently called upon to prioritize consumers’ concerns about issues such as climate change, equity, and diversity. But can business realistically serve a social purpose and deliver a profit too?
February 18, 2021 at 12 p.m.