At the annual BSR Conference in 2006, we hosted a session to discuss a topic not commonly addressed in the business community — religion. Through this vibrant conversation, led by rabbi, a pastor and an Islamic scholar, we began to understand the powerful interplay of spiritual practice and corporate social responsibility in many parts of the world. What emerged from that discussion was a recognition that, as Allen White writes in this paper, “In a globalizing world, culture still matters.” In a world where we like to compartmentalize things like government, business and religion, it’s refreshing to discover that in fact these things are often intertwined.

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