Responsible Capitalism - Essays on Morality, Ethics and Business

Given the global economic crisis serious questions are being asked about the moral structure of capitalism. This compendium of essays on the role of morality, ethics, justice and trust in business highlights the need for a shift to a more responsible capitalism.

This book examines the challenge of ethical economic growth, the wider responsibilities of business and the importance of achieving responsible globalisation with a new more representative multilateralism.

This book bring together the thoughts of a group of distinguished global business and Government leaders in a thought-provoking, controversial and topical collection of essays.

Edited by Sir Patrick Cormack FSA MP and Rupert Goodman

  • Foreword: The moral and ethical dimensions of business
    Rupert Goodman
  • Chapter One: The genesis of the Responsible Capitalism Award
    Sir Patrick Cormack FSA MP
  • Chapter Two: Wealth creation, human welfare and environmental stewardship
    Lord Dahrendorf KBE FBA
  • Chapter Three: Identifying the responsible capitalist of the year
    The Rt Hon the Lord Woolf of Barnes FBA
  • Chapter Four: Morality, ethics and trust
    The Most Rev and The Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams FBA
  • Chapter Five: Responsibility and capitalism
    Lord Plant of Highfield
  • Chapter Six: Can responsible capitalism survive the economic crisis?
    Marilyn Carlson Nelson
  • Chapter Seven: Profit and responsibility: achieving the correct balance
    Sir Robert Wilson KCMG
  • Chapter Eight: Responsible capitalism in conflict and post-conflict regions
    Dr Mohamed Ibrahim
  • Chapter Nine: Responsible capitalism - the continental European model
    Dr Daniel Vasella
  • Chapter Ten: Responsible capitalism and the Commonwealth
    His Excellency Kamalesh Sharma
  • Chapter Eleven: Can responsible capitalism help Africa's prosperity?
    Chief Emeka Anyaoku GCVO TC CFR
  • Chapter Twelve: China: can capitalism continue to flourish responsibly?
    The Rt Hon The Lord Howe of Aberavon CH QC
  • Chapter Thirteen: Responsible capitalism in Russia and former Soviet countries
    Sir Andrew Wood GCMG
  • Chapter Fourteen: Responsible capitalism in India
    Ratan Tata