Global Profit and Global Justice: Using Your Money to Change the World (Conscientious Commerce)
Deb Abbey, Perry Abbey, Tim Draimin, Adine Mees, Coro StrandbergISBN: 0865715025;
Although debate still rages about the merits of globalization, the fact remains that it is inevitable. But instead of people expending their energies on fighting the global economy, we may be much better off trying to shape it. Global Profit AND Global Justice shows how you can use your money creatively to change the world for the better. It aims to empower people to leverage capital for progressive social and environmental change. Arguing that the marketplace is a viable forum for individuals to effect such change, it shows that consumers and investors already have many tools at their disposal to help ensure that the benefits of globalization are distributed equitably. These tools include: Social Investing and Shareholder Advocacy: investors are not only raising their voices against irresponsible corporate behavior, they are engaging corporations directly to force positive change; Consumer Power: impacting corporate behavior through consumer choices; ...
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