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Business not just about money but a social responsibility, too

Publication: Visayan Daily Star

February 12, 2013


Business is not just about making money, it is also a way to achieve peace through respect for human rights and social responsibility, Fr. Oliver Williams, a member of the board of directors of the United Nations Global Compact Foundation, said yesterday.

Williams was in Bacolod City to talk on “Peace through Commerce: The Global Corporate Role in Promoting More Peaceful Societies” at the University of St. La Salle.

He said that aside from making money, doing business must have a common goal and that is to create jobs, wealth, and improve the management skills of its workers.
Williams said he would like to explain to the students that UNGCF is a great agency throughout the world particularly in areas where there is not much peace.

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