As companies are comprised of people, the focus of business should be on the human aspect, says the author. The company infrastructure, from the highest shareholder to the last employee, should develop, according to this conception, something more elevated and complete than a mere aim toward profit. To be truly ethical and balanced is the best business in our current global world. Find out why.
In the developing world, 500,000 pregnant mothers die per year, one every minute
Latin America paints a paradoxical picture. It is producing food for three times its actual population, yet 25 percent of new mothers suffer from malnutrition, 42-57 percent of child deaths are caused by it, and 16 percent of children suffer from it chronically.
The Issue of Global Action by an Enlightened and Concerned Public
As globalization increasingly provides access to resources necessary for the spread of militant radicalism, it also allows valuable opportunities to begin healing animosities between certain Western countries and the developing world. The slogan of the environmental movement, think globally and act locally, would be an appropriate point of departure for building a global peace movement, says the author.
Environment awareness since its origins
The most important ecologist groups in the
The ostrich strategy (talk a lot…. and look the other way) must be left behind
These years are decisive: the manner in which the main ecological problems (global warming, deforestation, erosion, soil desertification, the extinction of animal and plant species and the dearth of fresh water) are resolved (or not) will determine the quality of life of future generations. There are countries that have already rolled up their sleeves and gotten to work, but others (such as the
Could Darfur add up to the list of shameful names for the international communitiy?
The author discusses the international community’s responsibility to protect those experiencing genocide, specifically in
Benefits for consumers, investors and the civil society
Why Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is much more than just a fad. An in depth study of the structural forces that are bringing businesses in developed countries towards more social responsibly. What is demanded of today’s corporations regarding familial responsibility and the paradox of
How to combine investment, growth and redistribution in Latin America
For the benefit of all of its citizens,
When paternalism gives preference to liberties and the rule of law
The populists tend to enlarge the group of contemporary non-liberal democracies. The author points out that t is not strange that within a single, caudillo-style leadership that claims to act in the name of the people (pueblo) and for the people, political rights and freedoms, like the freedom of the press, freedom of expression, the plural-party system, and the control of electoral processes are suppressed or diminished.