2016 Lax Conference

Barry Schwartz presents a SwatTalk during the 2015 Lax Conference

The Reinvention of Capitalism: Is Porter and Kramer’s "Shared Value" the new way of doing "good business"?

International experts and entrepreneurs gathered on Saturday, April 2, 2016 for a daylong conference focused on the concept of “Shared Value": a set of core principles that can help companies achieve greater profitability and sustainability while simultaneously creating social value. In other words, doing good business that is business for good. Read more about the Conference's highlights and special guests.

Highlights for the 17th Annual Lax Conference included:


At the Lax Conference, doers and thinkers turn big ideas into actions.

The Lax Conference is sponsored by the Advancement Office, Career Services, and the Center for Innovation and Leadership.