University of Tampa Profiles Chapter Founder

November 11th, 2014
Courtesy The University of Tampa.

Courtesy The University of Tampa.

The University of Tampa interviewed Conscious Capitalism Florida president and CEO Vinny Tafuro following the successful Benefit Corporation workshop held in partnership with the UT Entrepreneurs Sustainability Board last month.

The free event featured Jef Conley and Elena Gibson of Sequil Systems of Delray Beach, an environmental consulting firm, that recently became one of Florida’s first Benefit Corporations and was held in collaboration with Florida Next, the US Green Chamber, the Florida Bar Association, and B Lab the nonprofit behind the Benefit Corporation.

Vincent Tafuro Jr. ’16 says that if you explain conscious capitalism to a Baby Boomer, they typically ask, “What is the return on investment?” But if you ask a college student, they typically say, “Why would you do business any other way?”

Read more at UT Social Entrepreneur Spreads Conscious Capitalism.

Author: Vinny Tafuro

Vinny Tafuro is a visionary thinker, writer, entrepreneur, communications theorist, and economist. Author of two books, Corporate Empathy and Unlocking the Labor Cage, he is a pioneering advocate for the twenty-first century economy that is disrupting society’s most rigid institutions and beliefs.

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