PBS NewsHour

Why CEOs are saying they need to be more socially minded now

Clip: 08/20/2019 | 7m 22s

For decades, the driving goal for corporate America has been maximizing stockholders' profits. So what made nearly 200 of the country's most prominent companies issue a joint statement this week, representing a major philosophical shift? John Yang talks to Steven Pearlstein of The Washington Post and author of "Can American Capitalism Survive?"

Aired: 08/20/19

Rating: NR

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