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Conscious Capitalism

Thinkers50 is delighted to be working with Warwick Business School and the Harvard Business Review to host a series of events on the leading edge of world-changing ideas. The inaugural event — Conscious Capitalism — was held at The Shard, London’s iconic glass tower, on July 3, 2018. The event featured Timothy Henry, a trustee and co-founder of Conscious Capitalism Inc., and the co-author of The Conscious Capitalism Field Guide; and Fred Dahlmann, Associate Professor of Strategy and Sustainability at Warwick Business School.


Conscious Capitalism is a philosophy – along with a set of guiding principles – based on the simple idea that business is about more than making a profit. It is an approach built on the fundamental, universal truth that people aspire to more – to meaning and purpose, and to flourishing and fulfilment.

Four core principles underpin the Conscious Capitalism approach to building and leading businesses: higher purpose, stakeholder orientation, conscious leadership, and conscious culture. And since the publication of the original Conscious Capitalism manifesto they have been widely adopted by leading companies around the world.

Timothy Henry: Conscious Capitalism – Transforming a good business into a great business

Timothy Henry is co-CEO and Managing Partner of BRIDGE, a global consulting and leadership firm. A former Principal at Booz, Allen and Hamilton in New York and Tokyo, he has worked on executive programs at Harvard Business School and serves as the Chair of the Board for Syntrio Inc., a company focused on training for HR compliance and ethics issues. He is a trustee and co-founder of Conscious Capitalism Inc., and the co-author of The Conscious Capitalism Field Guide.

Frederik Dahlmann: Allowing companies to move forward into the 21st century

Frederik Dahlmann joined Warwick Business School as Assistant Professor of Global Energy in October 2012. In his thesis Frederik investigated the longitudinal trends of corporate environmental strategy. He subsequently worked as an energy analyst in London. His research interests lie at the intersection between corporate strategy and sustainability.

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