INSTANT MBA: Businesses Have A Responsibility To Help Solve The World's Problems

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Today’s lesson comes from Microsoft founder Bill Gates:

“Businesses have an important role to play in solving big problems.

“It’s great to see companies devoting a small part of their top people’s time to solving those problems.

“For instance, some pharmaceutical companies have been very generous in having some of their best researchers work on drugs for diseases that mainly affect the developing world. That’s a great example, and I hope more companies follow it.” 


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