Time for a New Kind of Capitalism?
Monday, April 27, 2009
The global financial crisis has led to serious questions, about the state of world capitalism. Anger is still running hot and strong against what’s perceived as the selfishness and greed of those in big Western banks and corporations.
But there are some entrepreneurs who believe now is the time for another kind of capitalism to grow and flourish – a more kind and compassionate form which has social good as its goal, the betterment of the lives of the world’s poorest people, and of the environment.
The founder of Microsoft, arguably the world’s biggest philanthropist, Bill Gates, talked last year about his new vision for capitalism.