After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, andso on—have found that none of these is fully satisfying or permanent—

What remains? Nature Remains.

—Walt Whitman

When I feel lost or blue, nature is one of the places to which I turn for solace. It does not disappoint. In the past ten years, the concept of stakeholder has been getting increasing attention.7 A stakeholder is different from a stockholder or the local community that promotes a standard of social responsibility by serving as a watchdog. The stakeholder is any individual, group, or organization that has a direct interest in the results, activities, or impact of an organization. In ways similar to the responsibility ...

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