April 21, 2011| 0

Bottom Billions/Bottom Line: A Couple Views from the Outside

On April 1-2, the Center for Integrity in Business hosted the Bottom Billions / Bottom Line Conference. Members of large companies, small companies, social ventures, non-profits, and the university converged in Upper Gwinn Commons on the SPU campus to discuss the role of for-profit business in global development. While I could extol the virtues of […]

June 3, 2010| 0

Investing and Saving for Human Flourishing: A Different Way of Thinking about “Giving Back”

How many of us have considered the question: How can our investment/savings decisions play a significant role in shaping the world to be more like God has envisioned it to be? What if our investment/savings decisions incorporated a desire to proactively address issues of global poverty as part of a business being considered successful? Microfinance […]

May 24, 2010| 2

Business and Global Poverty: Aid-Centric to Trade-Centric

Is the fight against global poverty making a much-needed paradigm shift from being aid-centric to trade-centric (i.e., business-centric)? None other than the “front man”  for global poverty – Bono, of U2 fame – seems to now be saying as much, as witnessed by his recent Op-Ed in the New York Times. After completing his recent […]

April 13, 2010| 2

A Tribute to Dr. Al Greene: Foundations for Integrity in Business

Doing business based on the principles of the Kingdom of God starts with a biblical worldview, and I gained my foundational understanding of that from Al Greene.