About Conscious Capitalism Portland
We’re a movement. We’re a tribe. And we’re part of something bigger.
CCPortland is here to empower a Portland/Regional business community (large and small) in which conscious and sustainable businesses can thrive, learn, grow, and succeed.
We serve as a resource to our community of members: business people who believe that business can be better:
Our members believe that business can meet the needs of its customers, people, stakeholders, the community, the environment, and its investors; and be more successful by doing this.
Our members believe that business can proactively solve the problems that are facing our communities, country, and world.
We bring together passionate leaders from diverse organizations and backgrounds to learn and grow and implement the core tenets of Conscious Capitalism.
The Conscious Capitalism Credo
We believe that business is good because it creates value, it is ethical because it is based on voluntary exchange, it is noble because it can elevate our existence and it is heroic because it lifts people out of poverty and creates prosperity. Free enterprise capitalism is the most powerful system for social cooperation and human progress ever conceived. It is one of the most compelling ideas we humans have ever had. But we can aspire to even more.
Our Core Principles
Energize stakeholders around a higher purpose while maintaining the essential ingredient of profitability.
Focus on stakeholders rather than shareholders and create value for all involved.
Purposefully cultivate an environment of trust, care, and service for the entire business ecosystem.
Connect stakeholders to each other and the company’s purpose through shared values inherent in the people, processes, and practices of the business.