The ethical company, embedded in society: Lunch and Learn

Live 1 hour lunch and learn for humanistic management professionals featuring Bridget Knapper, director of Economy for the Common Good UK

This is a live 1 hour zoom call.

Date: Friday April 23rd, noon eastern

Length 1 hour

Topic: The ethical company, embedded in society

The talk will look at the evolution of companies from CSR to becoming contributing organisms embedded in society and nature. Human Dignity, Solidarity & Social Justice, Environmental Sustainability, Transparency & Co-determination are the values which guide an ECG company at the core of its business operations. The focus is no longer on minimizing harm, but maximizing a positive, regenerative contribution.

Guest: Bridget Knapper

Bridget Knapper is a founding director of Economy for the Common Good UK and a member of the management team of the International Federation for the Economy for the Common Good. She has a background in strategy and communications and is a consultant with Terra, the sustainability and systems change consultancy.


Jennifer Hancock is the author of several award winning books and the founder of Humanist Learning Systems. Jennifer is considered one of the top speakers and writers in the world of Humanism today. Her professional background is varied including stints in both the for profit and non-profit sectors. She has served as Director of Volunteer Services for the Los Angeles SPCA, sold international franchise licenses for a biotech firm, was the Manager of Acquisition Group Information for a ½ billion dollar company and served as the executive director for the Humanists of Florida before founding her own company. She is a board member for the USA Chapter of the International Humanistic Management Association. (

Elizabeth Castillo is an associate professor at CISA – Leadership and Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University and affiliated faculty at the Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment. Castillo’s scholarship is focused on how we can create a sustainable economy that works for everyone. Dr. Castillo addresses this problem by investigating capitalization of organizations, particularly the role that intangible assets (e.g., social, cultural, and political capital) play in producing social, financial, and environmental returns (the triple bottom line). Her interdisciplinary research is inspired by two decades of management experience in the nonprofit sector, including the San Diego Natural History Museum and Balboa Park Cultural Partnership. She is a board member for the USA Chapter of the International Humanistic Management Association. You can find her at:

Continuing Education:

Humanist Learning Systems is our learning partner for this series. This program has been submitted to HRCI and approved by SHRM for 1 hour continuing education credits and participants will be able to receive certificates of completion at the end of the session. To learn more about Humanist Learning Systems visit: