At the end of January, Maurice Ostro spoke at TEDxCamden. His talk, titled ‘The Crisis of Capitalism and the Unlikely Solution’, discussed the ways in which purpose can restore trust in our economic system.
Telling the audience about his family history, he began: “I shouldn’t be here. I shouldn’t even have been born.” His father’s astonishing escape from Nazi persecution made him question his personal purpose, while his business experience with the Fayre Share foundation inspired a more public approach to purpose.
Maurice shared some astonishing statistics:
So what are the takeaways from this? Here at EG, we believe that purpose can provide the answer.
By taking our pledge to purpose you can achieve three crucial things:
As Maurice says, “I had the idea for Entrepreneurial Giving – or EG. EG because it’s about being an example for business.”