Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Philanthro-captialism: Oxymoron or Social Responsibility?

My colleagues Roy Saunderson and Max Brown, hosts of Real Recognition Radio tell me there is a global revolution under way in philanthropy: organizations are finding out that doing good for others mean doing well for themselves too.

Real Recognition Radio's guest, Matthew Bishop is the US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist, and the author of several books including, “Philanthrocapitalism.”

According to former U.S President Bill Clinton, “This is an important book. Our interdependent world is too unequal, unstable, and unsustainable. We have to transform it into one of shared responsibilities, shared opportunities, and a shared sense of community.”

Listen and learn how making the world better makes perfect corporate $ense.

Tune in next Tuesday at 1 PM ET