Influence for Good: How Highly Resourced Individuals can Support Systems Change
This report is for every Highly Resourced Individual (HRI)* who wants to help build a better future. We need powerful forces of change to address the compounding crises that strain our societies today. In this publication, carried out in collaboration with Ashoka, Generation Pledge, Echoing Green, Catalyst 2030 and McKinsey & Company, we look at how to strengthen personal capabilities for systemic change – the latest in our series aiming to equip stakeholders with tailored guidance.
*Highly Resourced Individuals are those with considerable wealth and a general ability to influence social, business, and political circles, typically entrepreneurs, founders or CEO’s of companies.
What Questions Highly Resourced Individuals Should Ask Themselves?
All those who decide to invest time and significant resources to address a social challenge want to make sure that their impact is maximized.
Highly resourced individuals who are engaging systemically for social change are on a learning journey. For this, they should iterate on the questions showed in the image, endorsed by practitioners and leading, interdisciplinary scholars in the field.
This report is part of a series exploring how to limit suffering, promote flourishing, and minimize risk in the present and the future through systemic change. This year, Ashoka and McKinsey & Company joined forces with Echoing Green, Generation Pledge, and Catalyst 2030, an organization co-founded by Ashoka, to explore the question of how highly resourced individuals (HRIs) can work towards systemic change.
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