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pdf Sabbatical Report - Paul Redmond Popular

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sabAs a teacher of Economics and Business Studies, I have been interested in the changing models of business and their impact on the communities in which they operate. While it is acknowledged that for many people in business, profit remains a primary motivator and focus, increasingly we are seeing people from a range of backgrounds viewing business as a vehicle for achieving a myriad of aims including environmental and social. Often there are synergies with these aims since there are shared values between people who want to help the disadvantaged and reduce the negative impacts of human activity on the environment. This report is a summary of what I discovered.

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