Net Impact is excited to announce a new digital event series on the theme of Reimagining Capitalism. Starting in July, we’ll explore the topic through a variety of formats, bringing in a range of voices to engage with our global community. Join us for the first event on July 9 at 10am PDT/ 1pm EST!
Our first event features Rebecca Henderson, Professor at Harvard Business School, and author of the just-released book “Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire”, in conversation with PBS News Anchor, Paul Solman.
UPDATE (as of Tuesday, 6/30): THANK YOU to everyone for all your sign-ups and support! We have reached our maximum capacity limit for registrations. Video recordings of the event will be sent out to all who register.
About Rebecca: Rebecca Henderson is one of 25 University Professors at Harvard, a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a fellow of both the British Academy and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is an expert on innovation and organizational change, and her research explores the degree to which the private sector can play a major role in building a more sustainable economy, focusing particularly on the relationships between organizational purpose, innovation, and productivity in high performance organizations. For several years she taught “Reimagining Capitalism: Business & the Big Problems”, a course that grew from 28 students to over 300 and that is the basis for her book “Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire” (Hachette/Public Affairs, April 2020). Rebecca sits on the boards of Idexx Laboratories and of CERES. Her publications include Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective, and Accelerating Energy Innovation: Lessons from multiple sectors. She was named one of three “Outstanding Directors of 2019” by the Financial Times.
After the first hour, we invite you to stay on for an optional deep dive. In the second hour, we will connect in breakout groups with other attendees to share our thoughts and ideas, and engage in a Q&A session with Rebecca.