Whole Foods CEO on plant-based meat boom: Good for the environment but not for your health

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Description: There are currently two main, buzzy players in the plant-based “meat” market: Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Aug 21, 2019 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/21/whole-foods-ceo-john-mackey-plant-based-meat-not-good-for-your-health.html Questions for discussion: What is happening in the alternative-to-meat industry? Why is this industry growing in popularity? Where do you see developments heading over the next… Read more »

An Insider Takes Aim at Corporate America’s ‘Elite Charade’

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Description: As a conference-circuit regular and former McKinsey consultant, writer Anand Giridharadas has seen firsthand business leaders’ efforts to solve social problems. Here’s why he’s come to see those efforts as more self-serving than world-changing. Source: Fortune.com Date: Aug 20, 2019 Link: https://fortune.com/longform/anand-giridharadas-winners-take-all/ Questions for discussion: Summarize what Anand Giridharadas has to say about corporate… Read more »