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There still is a long way to go to achieve the scale required to allow all people to use business as a force for good.

Below, the co-founders of B Lab explain the shift in business from focusing on the bottom line to having a positive impact on society. McNulty Prize winners. Capitalism is the most powerful man-made force on the planet.

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It has played a central role in improving the quality of life for billions of people by constantly evolving through a delicate balancing act with government and civil society. During the late 20th century, that relationship fell out of balance.

Capitalism is failing to live up to its unique promise. That operating system functions too often at the expense of the interests of society and even the long-term interests of stockholders. Fortunately, we are in the early stages of a great re-balancing. Business has become a source of identity, purpose, and power.

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We are beginning to see an evolution in capitalism, from a 20th century view that the purpose of business is to maximize value for shareholders to a shared view that the purpose of business is to maximize value for society. Significantly, this transition is being driven, not by government regulation, institutional blame, or partisanship, but by market-based activism and personal responsibility.

This reflects a major culture shift. Business — what we create, where we work, where we shop, what we download, who we invest in — has become a source of identity, purpose, and power. The most innovative entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, both in the US and abroad, want to start and fund businesses with a transformational purpose. In emerging markets around the world, thousands of businesses are working to lift billions of people out of poverty.

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