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July 1, 2007

The Business of Changing the World
By Marc Benioff and Carlye Adler. Published by McGraw-Hill, 2006

Christine Harland is a director of Camden Writers.

The Business of Changing the World
By Marc Benioff and Carlye Adler. Published by McGraw-Hill, 2006

Jeff Swartz is third-generation CEO at Timberland, the family shoe manufacturing business. As a young man, he watched his father take a wad of cash out of his pocket and hand it to a factory worker. Later, Jeff asked his dad about the exchange.

July 1, 2007

Despite its recent high profile, many investors are still ignorant about socially responsible investing and how it can benefit their business. Families in Business talks to Lisa Woll, CEO of the Social Investment Forum, to set the record straight

Despite its recent high profile, many investors are still ignorant about socially responsible investing and how it can benefit their business. Families in Business talks to Lisa Woll, CEO of the Social Investment Forum, to set the record straight

Do you think there is an inherent synergy between family businesses, with their traditionally long-term outlook, and SRI?

July 1, 2007

Fair Trade has been a rapidly growing phenomenon over recent years and many businesses are keen invest in it. Paul Allen discovers the different aspects of ethical investing and asks whether Fair Trade businesses make for better investments

Paul Allen is the author of Your Ethical Business: How to plan, start and succeed in a company with a conscience.

Fair Trade has been a rapidly growing phenomenon over recent years and many businesses are keen invest in it. Paul Allen discovers the different aspects of ethical investing and asks whether Fair Trade businesses make for better investments

July 1, 2007

Many social investors today are torn between the need to help others and the desire to make a high return. Is it possible to do both? Shari Berenbach discovers that more and more investors are finding community investing to be the ideal middle ground

Shari Berenbach is executive director of Calvert Social Investment Foundation.

Many social investors today are torn between the need to help others and the desire to make a high return. Is it possible to do both? Shari Berenbach discovers that more and more investors are finding community investing to be the ideal middle ground

July 1, 2007

Since 1895 Lavazza has been a household name in Italy and remains the country’s most popular
coffee brand. Marc Smith talks to fourth-generation Giuseppe Lavazza about their socially responsible side and how they are pursuing new markets …

Marc Smith is acting editor of Families in Business.

Since 1895 Lavazza has been a household name in Italy and remains the country's most popular coffee brand. Marc Smith talks to fourth-generation Giuseppe Lavazza about their socially responsible side and how they are pursuing new markets …

May 1, 2007

Ebony, the iconic African-American magazine, reaches over 12 million readers. But that’s not enough for CEO Linda Johnson Rice. She believes that same audience is ready for a complete Ebony lifestyle from her new consumer products division

Ebony, the iconic African-American magazine, reaches over 12 million readers. But that's not enough for CEO Linda Johnson Rice. She believes that same audience is ready for a complete Ebony lifestyle from her new consumer products division.

Suzy Bibko is editor of Families in Business.

March 1, 2007

Family-owned NASCAR racing has found a true legend. Dale Earnhardt lived fast, died young and has now been immortolised in a film about his life. However, as Marc Smith reports, Earnhardt’s legacy also extends to a successful family business empire

Family-owned NASCAR racing has found a true legend. Dale Earnhardt lived fast, died young and has now been immortolised in a film about his life. However, as Marc Smith reports, Earnhardt’s legacy also extends to a successful family business empire.

Marc Smith is deputy editor of Families in Business.

March 1, 2007

A new breed of entrepreneur is starting to emerge. Equally preoccupied by the social impact of a business as by its profit and loss account, social entrepreneurs are making their mark. Jane Simms is hot on their trail

Jane Simms is a freelance journalist based in the UK.

Management philosopher Charles Handy claims that "Generosity is fashionable again" in his book The New Philanthropists. He makes the point that across the world the wealthy are giving away their money and time in unprecedented amounts to address major social problems.

March 1, 2007

Business-owning families are becoming savvier all round. Nowhere is this more evident than in the world of philanthropy, where families are not only giving more, but giving more wisely. Andy Rosenbaum investigates the latest trends in giving

Business-owning families are becoming savvier all round. Nowhere is this more evident than in the world of philanthropy, where families are not only giving more, but giving more wisely. Andy Rosenbaum investigates the latest trends in giving.

Andy Rosenbaum is a freelance writer based in the UK.

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