In this series Deepak Chopra has in-depth discussions around consciousness and capitalism, featuring impact investors including Gravity Payments’ Dan Price and Malaria No More’s Ray Chambers, who drive just behavior into our global markets. From human rights, labor standards, the environment to anti-corruption, Just Capital inspires corporate cultures, investors, consumers, basically all of us!
When asked what he sees as his calling, Dan Price answers that he works to make things better, to stick up for the little guys and gals. Raised in a religious Christian family in rural Idaho, Price grew up diligently studying the bible, and sees his story as similar to that of David versus Goliath. Price was in a band during his teenage years, and after playing countless coffee shops and bars, he saw that these small businesses were being taken advantage of by credit card processing companies and the banking system at large. He founded Gravity Payments before he even hit twenty, a company dedicated to negotiating lower rates for the small businesses who couldn’t go up against the big guns on their own. Read more.Watch
In this episode of Just Capital with Deepak Chopra, Deepak meets with Jake Kirsch, a VP at Anheuser-Busch, where he leads strategy for brands like Shock Top. Kirsch discusses how Shock Top, a relatively new beer with a young, irreverent spirit of a brand, is leading the way in expanding awareness and inspiring action towards water sustainability. After all, without water, there would no beer! Read more.Watch
Jason Flom has been creatively a cornerstone in the careers of some of the music industry’s most legendary artists, including Kate Perry, Lenny Kravitz, Coldplay, Kid Rock, and the Rolling Stones. Yet what probably headlines in this Just Capital show with Deepak Chopra is his social activism and non violence approach with almost everything in life. He’s one of the founding board members of the Innocence Project, a nonprofit that with an elaborate legal team has successfully removed over 20 wrongfully accused prisoners off death row since it’s creation!Watch