Episode 12 | Democracy Is Good for Business: The Business Case for Political Reform
Is business an enemy or ally in the fight for a truly representative democracy? Most businesspeople understand that our unstable, ineffective political system hinders economic progress and competitiveness, and distracts from other challenges facing our country. Our broken political system isn’t just failing American citizens—it’s bad for American business, too. The business community can be a powerful ally in protecting democratic institutions by making the economic case for reform. This episode highlights why business interests and the public interest align when it comes to democracy reform.
• Moderator: Sarah Bonk, Founder, Business for America
• Speaker 1: MaryAnne Howland, Founder and CEO, Global Diversity Leadership Exchange
• Speaker 2: Elizabeth Doty, National Program Leader, Business for American Promise
• Speaker 3: Matt Patsky, CEO, Trillium Asset Management