Book Discussion on Business as Unusual: The Triumph of Anita Roddick

Anita Roddick, the founder of The Body Shop, talked to students about her book Business As Unusual: The Triumph of Anita Roddick, published… read more

Anita Roddick, the founder of The Body Shop, talked to students about her book Business As Unusual: The Triumph of Anita Roddick, published by Thorsons, and about her career. Ms. Roddick explained how to make a business profitable without forgetting about social responsibilities and human values. She discussed the importance of helping poor people in society by buying products from communities in economic risk. Ms. Roddick also talked about the lack of interest in the public good and urged customers to become corporate watchdogs. She showed slides from her business trips around the world and talked about what she learned from them. After her remarks she answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Business as Unusual: The Triumph of Anita Roddick

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Program ID:
162258-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 2001
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2007

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  • Feb 25, 2001 | 9:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2001 | 10:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 08, 2001 | 3:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2007 | 5:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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