Alexandra Stanton, CEO of Empire Global Ventures, explains to TechRepublic’s Dan Patterson how the tech business is changing, for the better, thanks to double bottom-line capitalism. The following is an edited transcript of the interview.
Dan Patterson: What you do is particularly unique. You go for what you call double bottom-line capitalism. What is a double bottom-line and how is this changing business here in New York City?
Alexandra Stanton: Double bottom-line means: that we do good while we do well. We are capitalists, absolutely, but the companies that we work with also have some sort of social purpose and usually have a philanthropy attached to them.
Dan Patterson: Often, those two things are at odds, right? Capitalism and doing social good. How do you profit in both of those?
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