Stephen Green "Good Value: Reflections on Money, Morality and an Uncertain World"
How should we create wealth in societies, and why is it right and necessary to do so? What improves the lives of the largest number of people? And how do we, living in a globalized world caught in an age of financial and ecological turbulence, respond to the differing needs of individuals and institutions? In "Good Value: Reflections on Money, Morality and an Uncertain World"Stephen Green, Chairman of HSBC, reflects on how the human desires for exploration and exchange have led us into a globalized, urban world. He considers why capitalism - flawed though it obviously is - seems to be the best system by which to improve material human wealth. As the world's financial order is in a state of flux, how do we align these human instincts, and the capitalism they have produced, with our spiritual and psychological needs? And how should the financial sector respond not only to the current crisis but to the wider needs of the people it serves. Do businesses have a duty to society that...