Corporations Should Practice Authentic Sympathy


Maybe Tim Cook is channeling the spirit of Adam Smith, whose moral philosophy–the backbone of his political economy–posits that the basis of all human interaction is sympathy which manifests as a personal quest for happiness with a conscience balanced against genuine beneficence toward others and a strong sense of justice.

Tim Cook has told a conference of business executives that American corporations have a responsibility to help improve equality, the environment and public education because of a lack of government progress in the past few decades.

Source: Apple’s Tim Cook encourages corporate action to improve human rights | Technology | The Guardian

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