Unformatted text preview: mixers of compassion and capitalism, John Mackey of Whole Foods is a prime example. Mackey, a boy scout in every sense of the word is passionate about many of the hot topics of the day but the dilemma of showing people his true sincerity has arisen. Mackey realizes that corporations have a bad image imbedded into the publics mind. Corporate agenda is to increase shareholder wealth thus, the reason for most philanthropy is clear. Mackey feels this does not have to be, thus he along with Google set aside funds before they went public in order to help and still meet the obligations required of corporations. Now corporations are using their influence and the capitalist way to aid humankind. Google.org and others are the epitome of compassionate capitalism sweeping the nation....
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- Spring '11
- Corporation, Corporate social responsibility, John Mackey, compassionate capitalism