TITLE

Changing of the card

AUTHOR(S)
Fraser, Jill Andresky
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Inc.;1997 Inc. 500, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the company called Working Assets Funding Service. The ability of the company to combine years of hypergrowth with a socially responsible business mission; The idea that consumers would buy into a company that allowed them to shop with a conscience; The company's chief executive officer, Laura Scher; The development of a socially responsible credit card.
ACCESSION #
9710185249

 

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