We ideally would like to be carbon neutral. We're looking at that this year to figure out what it would take for us to do that completely. We know that planting the moringa trees and helping them continue to grow does offset some of our carbon. But, there's more we could do to offset more.
I feel like, 10 out of 10 times, slightly more informed action is more likely to help create the impact that we're trying to create in the world and serve those customers than the uninformed action.
I've never seen a dollar bill or an English pound make a good or bad decision for itself. When people talk about good capital and bad capital, what they're really talking about is good people or bad people because the money itself doesn't make a decision.
It's only meaningful to love your neighbor as yourself if you love yourself.
I want to be able to explain to my kids why we made that investment and why we said that was going to have a positive impact.
Sustainability is not enough. We need to go beyond sustainability. We need to be regenerative; we need to be inclusive.
It's that application of paying attention to where you are in a cycle or a system. We wouldn't try to push it ahead of time. Rather, does this have momentum? Does this have roots if this happens?
Our unique contribution at Capital Institute is to see how this regenerative process is already at work in the real economy and moving it from the context of agriculture or the context of the built environment to a broader context of the whole economy.
“Assume the best” is not a reminder, it’s a philosophy.
It isn’t just about supporting their entrepreneurial endeavor, but this idea of appreciating that an artist spends their life connecting very deeply to that creative life force that is moving through them, and that I believe, holds the most wisdom.
I had come to realize value itself was not bifurcated, but rather whole—a blend of economic, social and environmental components.
There are millions of people around the world who have chosen not to play the same old game. They know that happiness is about realizing how much is enough, not having more.
The power of the work is in the dialogue and the process of mutual discovery.
We need to start to talk about money in ways that dethrone it and make it subject to human ethics and standards of love and decency.