The CEO as Activist

Duke professor Aaron Chatterji believes business leaders have social and political responsibilities they can’t afford to neglect.

The Way I Work: Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia

Patagonia’s founder still loves to blaze a trail. He takes copious time off, lets employees manage themselves, and tells customers not to buy his products.

Linda Rottenberg’s High-Impact Endeavor

This social entrepreneur pioneered a new model for mentoring startups in emerging markets. Now she’s replicating it around the world.

Muhammad Yunus

Dr. Muhammad Yunus, 2006 nobel laureate and founder of the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, addressed an audience of more than 700 on Oct. 20, 2007 at Pepperdine’s School of Law. His address was titled “Social Enterprise: Doing Well by Doing Good.”

An Interview with Jeffrey Sachs

While development economist Jeffrey Sachs has done most of his work in the public sphere he has done so with one, overriding intention — to improve the public good, namely to ameliorate the lives of poor people around the world. Here he is interviewed by Stephen Bernhut.