"David Vogel brings a refreshing breath of fresh air and objective reporting to a polarized debate. [He] has made an important contribution and has advanced scholarship in this realm with his book" Environment
"In a world filled with hot air on the subject, it is refreshing to find such a clear--and concise--assessment of CSR's pros and cons." Simon London, Financial Times
"Well written and empirically based. A valuable, timely volume on an important business issue. Highly recommended." Choice
"An incisive new book... rich in detail. Vogel's argument is a rebuke to those who want fat profits and easy consciences, too. His analysis is particularly sharp at questioning conventional assumptions." Perspectives on Politics
About the Author
David Vogel is the Solomon Lee Professor of Business Ethics at the Haas School of Business and professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include Barriers or Benefits? Regulation in Transatlantic Trade (Brookings, 1998); Kindred Strangers: The Uneasy Relationship between Politics and Business (Princeton, 1996); and Trading Up: Consumer and Environmental Regulation in a Global Economy (Harvard, 1995).