How Can Business Sustain Capitalism?

May 03, 2018 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00] | (1 hr) | Time Zone Converter

For too long, the policy community has shouldered the daunting task of fixing capitalism. But that approach has overlooked an essential constituency: America’s business community.

Without more leadership from the business community, organizations will continue wrestling with issues such as skill shortages, soaring health care costs, trade spats, and stark income and gender inequality. Learn how corporate leaders across all industries can apply their business acumen to make capitalism deliver more value to their organizations.

Insights from this webcast:

  • The top economic and educational issues facing capitalism, and how those issues are hurting business;
  • How employees in the private sector can help fix capitalism independent of policymakers, at their very own organizations; and
  • How employees in the private sector can help fix capitalism through policy channels at the local, state, and federal levels.

Who Should Attend: Those in the private sector who want to apply their business acumen so the U.S. economic system delivers more value to their organizations.


Mike Archbold

Mike Archbold
Former Chief Executive Officer
GNC Holdings, Inc.

Mike Archbold is a proven leader with significant retail experience. He is the winner of the 2017 Efforts on Behalf of the Industry award by Nutrition Business Journal. His 30+ years of experience includes strategic, operational and financial leadership across several national retailers. He has s...Full Bio

Joseph J. Minarik

Joseph J. Minarik
Senior Vice President and Director of Research
Committee for Economic Development

Minarik was the chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for the eight years of the Clinton Administration, helping to formulate the Administration’s program to eliminate the budget deficit, including both the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 and the bipartisan Balanc...Full Bio

Michael Petro

Michael Petro (Moderator)
Executive Vice President
Committee for Economic Development

In 2012, the Committee for Economic Development’s (CED) Executive Committee named Michael J. Petro Executive Vice President of this nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization, where he previously served as Vice President of Business and Government Policy. In his current capacity M...Full Bio

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