Tuesday, March 16, 2010
President Bill Clinton Voices Hope for Haiti, Calls on Corporations To Lead in Addressing Its Recovery and Other Global Issues
NEW YORK, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- President Bill Clinton told business and policy leaders at Economist Conferences' Corporate Citizenship event that Haiti has "the best chance in my lifetime to build a modern, functioning nation," but that significant near and long-term challenges remain. The former president called on the corporate community to address these challenges in Haiti and other societal issues by "figuring out where you can make the biggest difference" in applying resources. He further asserted that companies with a global reach have a duty to improve the environment in which they operate.