What Matters Most: How A Small Group of Pioneers Is Teaching Social Responsibility To Big Business, and Why Big Business Is Listening
Jeffrey Hollender, Stephen FenichellISBN: 0465030866;
"If you're interested in how business intersects with social change, this sweeping study of the socially responsible business movement will give you plenty of grist."- Utne Reader For more than sixteen years, Jeffrey Hollender has presided over Seventh Generation, a world leader in manufacturing environmentally friendly, nontoxic household products. What Matters Most illuminates the successful practices of Seventh Generation-and many other pioneering companies around the world-to demonstrate the pragmatic aspects of a corporate strategy that hardwires social and environmental concerns into the company's culture, operating systems, and business relationships. It shows business leaders how to assess their own company's performance, adopt a socially responsible approach to doing business, and embark on a path of long-term growth. "Jeffrey Hollender...has shown that doing the right thing does pay off both in terms of building a brand that generates great customer...