In the spirit of the holidays, and in this rough economic patch we're going through, it's nice to highlight some businesses who are not just about the almighty dollar (especially seeing what irresponsible business practices have done to the banking/auto/credit industries, helping push us into this rough patch in the first place...)
Ethisphere magazine lists 2008's most ethical companies, along with their methodology for choosing them. From the article:
"The World’s Most Ethical Companies are the ones that go above and beyond legal minimums, bring about innovative new ideas to expand the public well being, work on reducing their carbon footprint rather than contributing to green washing and won’t be found next to the words “Billion Dollar Fine” in newspaper headlines any time in the near future. These are the companies that stand out among the competition in their industry." Read more...>>
On that note, we at SC Williams Library wish you a very safe and happy holiday. The library will return to its regularly scheduled programming (aka reopen) on January 5th, 2009 at 9:00am.