As much as the COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best and worst in human behavior, it has also brought out the best and worst in business behavior. This virtual series seeks to learn from the ethical successes and failures of business during the pandemic to guide the future promise and purpose of business
Series facilitators, Christopher Michaelson and Harry Van Buren III, the Barbara and David A. Koch Endowed Chair of Business Ethics at the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business, convene nationally recognized thought leaders from business, medicine, academia, and civil society to explore ethical challenges that faced and continue to face business.
In part two of this series, Michaelson and Van Buren are joined by MayKao Y. Hang, University of St. Thomas Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Founding Dean Morrison Family College of Health, to discuss how businesses can support or harm public health as well as better understand the tensions healthcare businesses face simultaneously advancing profitability and increasing access to care.