Esha Chhabra looks at mission-driven businesses across the world, challenging conventional business principles that their only intent is to generate capital. Rather, these stories examine innovators who are looking at business as a vehicle to have a positive social and environmental impact. These entrepreneurs—and investors, in some cases—are rewriting the rules of business to build a new economy that is fueled by transparency and equality, not just growth rates.
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