The Values & Capitalism Fall 2016 Weekend Honors Program, hosted at Harvard University in Boston, MA, was an intensive seminar on business and entrepreneurship for Christian undergraduate students from secular colleges and universities.
Page’s dream, shared by his co-founder Sergey Brin, is to take the world’s biggest technology company and transform it into a vehicle for saving the planet. He is nothing if not ambitious. To achieve that end he has created a new holding company called Alphabet.
If global development experts cannot agree on the value and direction of current or future development goals, what can the U.S. do? It can start by empowering its own businesses to see African businesses as competitors and collaborators, and Africans as value-laden employees and employers.
Dan Price, the CEO of Gravity Payments, made recent headlines by slashing his own annual income from $1,000,000 to $70,000. In doing so, and in cutting from some of the company’s profits, Price has raised the minimum salary of his employees to $70,000.
Since the Hobby Lobby case, there’s been lots of talk about what makes a corporation “religious,” if anything. Of course, corporations can’t really be religious, but their founders can and are, and they often express their religion in and through their corporations.