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Change for Good

An Action-Oriented Approach for Businesses to Benefit from Solving the World’s Most Urgent Social Problems

An action-oriented approach for businesses to solve the world’s most urgent social problems — and benefit from doing so. More than a year into a global pandemic, profit and … 274 View
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Shift Change

Scenes from a Post-industrial Revolution

Hamilton’s industrial age is over. In the steel capital of Canada, there are no more skies lit red by foundries at sunset, no more traffic jams at shift change. Instead, an urban … 252 View
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Tectonic Shift

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This chapter describes Hamilton as it once was: foundries belching iron oxide into the atmosphere, traffic jams driven by shift changes at factories, and workers toiling at all hours of the day … 25 $2.50 Add
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The Journey to Change for Good

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Boom, Bust, and a Double-Sided Bohemian Renaissance

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This chapter surveys some of the attempts to develop and revitalize Hamilton’s downtown core. Although the initial efforts were unsuccessful, a few optimists valiantly plotted … 48 $4.80 Add
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Change for Good Today

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Chapter 1 focuses on why businesses today need to deliver value to consumers at the same time as helping to solve social problems. Based on Klein’s own experience helping businesses improve … 21 $2.10 Add
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Change for Good History

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Chapter 2 explores the motivations businesses have in social policy and philanthropy. The chapter explores topics including Quaker capitalism, the Trump presidency, the origins of the … 22 $2.20 Add
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The "Creative Class" Creates a Global Urban Clash

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In this chapter, the author examines the relationship between Hamilton and Toronto, and how these two once-divided cities are now closely intertwined. The chapter also explores gentrification in … 53 $5.30 Add
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A Blue-Collar Legacy – for Better and for Worse

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This chapter examines the dual nature of Hamilton, and poses key questions about the city. Can history be the basis for a roadmap forward? Are there unique aspects of Hamilton’s past that … 49 $4.90 Add
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Change for Good Employees

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Chapter 3 provides examples of how businesses are partnering with their employees in meaningful ways to bring about positive change, alongside some of Klein’s own experiences in building … 19 $1.90 Add
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Change for Good Risk

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Chapter 4 explores how businesses can move past the risks they associate with doing too little or too much to help solve social problems and suggests ways that can help corporations find their … 25 $2.50 Add
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Slogging towards Tomorrow

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This chapter examines the activities of the Hamilton Roundtable and other similar institutions, which sought to bridge the gaps between government, the non-profit sector, business, churches, and … 48 $4.80 Add
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Change for Good Action

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Chapter 5 focuses on what the most innovative corporations are doing to increase the speed of social change by reflecting on how some large corporations have been able to pick up the pace of … 19 $1.90 Add
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Change for Good Responsibility

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Chapter 6 explores why taking more responsibility for the social welfare of your employees and your communities is foundational to the Change for Good approach. The chapter discusses topics … 23 $2.30 Add
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Perchance to Scale

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Though many social entrepreneurs are proponents of scale, the goal is a more difficult one for them to achieve than for traditional enterprises. For one thing, balancing the objectives of profit … 16 $1.60 Add
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Change for Good Investing

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Chapter 7 examines how small businesses and large corporations can use their capital differently to solve social problems by shifting from philanthropic contributions to social investments that … 17 $1.70 Add