Cuba is undergoing an economic transformation emphasizing greater participation of non-state-run enterprises while retaining its commitment to the social achievements of the revolution. Learn about these changes in Cuba on Friday, January 30th @ noon on Method to the Madness as Lisa Kiefer interviews frequent Cuba traveler Eric Leenson, President of Sol Economics, a firm that builds strong links among socially responsible enterprises throughout the Americas.
Its current project seeks to expose Cuban policy makers to the best practices of responsible enterprise in Latin America. He has been involved in the fields of socially responsible investing and business for more than 25 years, serving as the CEO of Progressive Asset Management, the first full service brokerage to specialize in SRI. Eric has had a life-long interest in Latin America and co-founded La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley, California, in 1974.