A Better World, Inc: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems...Where Governments Cannot

  • 3h 44m
  • Alice Korngold
  • Palgrave Macmillan Ltd
  • 2014

This unique book shows companies and their executives how to profit by developing solutions to the world's most daunting challenges those that governments cannot, and have not yet addressed. Using case studies, A Better World, Inc. delineates best practices for businesses to maximize revenues and reduce costs.

About the Author

Alice Korngold is President, Korngold Consulting LLC. Korngold has been consulting to global corporations on corporate social responsibility, facilitating corporate-nonprofit partnerships, and training and placing hundreds of business executives on NGO/nonprofit boards for 20+ years. She provides strategy and board governance consulting to NGO/nonprofit boards, including facilitating mergers, leadership succession planning, and board self-assessments. She consults in the US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Korngold is the author of Leveraging Good Will: Strengthening Nonprofits by Engaging Businesses (Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint, 2005), as well as numerous chapters and articles in professional and academic publications. She blogs for Fast Company, The Huffington Post, and The Guardian on sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and corporate governance. She has a B.A. and M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania.

In this Book

  • A Better World, Inc.—How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems... Where Governments Cannot
  • Preface
  • Only Global Corporations Have the Resources, Global Reach, and Self-interest to Build a Better World
  • Economic Development
  • Climate Change and Energy
  • Ecosystems
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Human Rights
  • Successful Companies Ensure Effective Board Governance, Engage Stakeholders, and Collaborate with NGOs and Each Other