Entrepreneurship — Lesson 506

Businesses That Give Back

Get to know some businesses that are giving back in big ways. Learn from socially conscious companies that are doing good for people and the environment, in addition to making a profit. It’s the new triple bottom line: People, Planet, Profit!

What Students Learn

  • Learn what it means to be a “business that gives back.”
  • Recognize the impact on the community of being socially conscious.
  • Identify how to be a business that benefits the community.

Suggested Time

  • Preview and Episode Viewing: 45 minutes
  • Each Activity: 45-60 minutes

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