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Socially Responsible Business
 

Innovative, ethical, and community-minded business practices

 

The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist

By Christine Bader | Reviewed By David J. Vogel

A veteran corporate social responsibility leader reflects on “doing well and doing good” at a big oil company.

 
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The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers

By Paul Polak & Mal Warwick | Reviewed By Tina Sciabica

There's money to be made by selling "ruthlessly affordable" products to the world's 2.7 billion poorest people.

 

Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature

By Mark R. Tercek & Jonathan S. Adams | Reviewed By Robert Jaquay

Environmental conservation and business investment are not mutually exclusive, argues the CEO of the Nature Conservancy.

 
A FISTFUL OF RICE:
My Unexpected
Quest to End Poverty
Through Profi tability
Vikram Akula

A Fistful of Rice: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitability

By Vikram Akula | Reviewed By Jonathan C. Lewis

A FISTFUL OF RICE: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitability by Vikram Akula

 
BUILDING SOCIAL
BUSINESS: The New
Kind of Capitalism
that Serves Humanity’s
Most Pressing Needs
Muhammad Yunus

Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs

By Muhammad Yunus | Reviewed By Rodney Schwartz

Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs by Muhammad Yunus

 
SMALL CHANGE:
Why Business Won’t
Save the World
Michael Edwards

Small Change: Why Business Won't Save the World

By Michael Edwards | Reviewed By Doug Bauer

SMALL CHANGE: Why Business Won't Save the World by Michael Edwards

 

Review: The Market for Virtue

By | Reviewed By David Vogel

The Potential and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

Review: What Matters Most

By | Reviewed By Sheila Kaplan

The authors offer an inside view of corporate social responsibility at work.

 
Value Shift: Why Companies Must Merge Social and Financial Imperatives to Achieve Superior Performance Lynn Sharp Paine

Value Shift: Why Companies Must Merge Social and Financial Imperatives to Achieve Superior Performance

By Lynn Sharp Paine | Reviewed By Perla Ni

The author has penned an engaging book that unravels the complicated issues surrounding business ethics.