This book has two purposes. First, to feature companies that are highly innovative in finding solutions to the world’s most malignant difficulties as a means to build the corporations’ long-term success and value. Second, and most importantly, to show that the most serious issues facing humanity and our planet can only be solved with businesses leading the way.
"Korngold notes, “Only global corporations have the vast resources, international scope, global workforces, and incentives of the marketplace to truly bring about the changes that are necessary in order to achieve global peace and prosperity.”That’s a tall order, but Korngold’s book is filled with the living examples of the companies—and their visionary and insightful leaders—who are committed to doing just that."– Pyxera Global
“A Better World, Inc. delineates best practices for corporations to maximize profits, decrease costs, and build the longer-term value of their companies by ensuring a more sustainable and humane world.” – Korngold Consulting
There is no better way to improve the lives of billions of people around the world than to improve the way cities work. For the first time in human history, the majority of the world's people live in cities. By 2050, 75 percent will. As more and more people move to
Creating a Learning Society explains how the countries of the world went from centuries of stagnation to the enormous increases in standards of living that have marked the last two hundred and fifty years: they have learned how to learn. Yet, as Stiglitz and Greenwald make clear, markets won't succeed on
It is in our power to create a better world where all people will have food, shelter, healthcare, an education, and the opportunity to work.
Education is the win-win that ensures a qualified workforce for companies while preparing people for employment and opportunities for a good life.
Corporations require healthy employees to perform their jobs productively and also to reduce the company’s healthcare expenditures. Healthy families at home allow employees to focus on their work.
The products and services that companies produce and that we use daily might be tainted by human rights abuses of workers in the supply chain.
Governments have not been able to provide sufficient access to care, medicines, and vaccines due to the legacy of colonialism.
The world faces social, environmental, and economic challenges that are projected to in-crease exponentially over the coming decades.