How Companies Can Enrich Shareholders—and the Planet. Michael Porter, August 20, 2015, Opinion. “A quiet corporate revolution is underway: Companies are beginning to compete to change the world for the better. The drive for profit, often criticized for coming at society’s expense, is driving and enabling solutions to many of the world’s most challenging problems. For decades many companies ignored the social and environmental consequences of their activities. They saw their main responsibility as delivering returns to shareholders and viewed their obligations to society narrowly, as “giving back” through philanthropy…” Link