FILM SCREENING of Prosperity
followed by a discussion with Pedram Shojai, producer, founder and CEO of Well.Org, and NYT Best Selling Author
Monday, September 25, 2017
Columbia Business School
3022 Broadway, Uris Hall, Room 301
New York, NY 10027
Please join us for a special film screening of the documentary Prosperity, followed by a special Q&A discussion with the producer Pedram Shojai.
ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY
Prosperity is following a new generation of companies that are doing the right thing and deserve our attention (and money). There’s an emerging movement of “For Benefit” companies that are building into their bylaws the new ethics of conscious companies. In the old days, a CEO could be sued by the board if he/she didn’t maximize profits at any cost. Now, companies can elect to be “For Benefit” and factor in doing the right thing over just profits alone.
Our feature length movie is following the key players in this movement and showing a real positive way out of the mess we’ve inherited and helped co-create. The more we support this blossoming movement, the more money goes to people who care…people who will take a stand for our values and our environment.
We have our cameras on these heroes and are going to break some amazing news in the release of this movie. From CEOs of major public companies, to urban farmers, and remote tribes, we’re covering the whole story in a powerful narrative.
Click here to read more about the film & how you can help →
ABOUT PEDRAM SHOJAI:
Pedram Shojai, OMD is a man with many titles. He is the founder and CEO of Well.Org, the editor of Be More! magazine, the author of the NY Times bestseller The Urban Monk (Rodale, 2016) and Rise and Shine (Process, 2011), the producer and director of the movie Vitality, the executive producer and writer for the film, Origins and the Host of two weekly video podcast series, The Urban Monk and The Health Bridge. In his spare time, he’s also a Taoist priest, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a kung fu world traveler, a fierce global green warrior, an avid backpacker, a Qi Gong Master, and an old school Jedi bio-hacker working to preserve our natural world and wake us up to our full potential.
For more information about Pedram Shojai, the film, and the producers of the documentary Prosperity, please click here. Please visit Well.org for information on how the organization is committed to supporting lasting solutions that make people healthier, support the environment, and spread money to people acting responsibly and ethically.