It's an idea that cuts against the grain: Companies would thrive more if they focused on their long-term good rather than delivering a great quarter to their shareholders, some analysts say.
The Dow lost 53 points to close at 11493 amid a downward revision of U.S. economic growth and renewed worries about Europe's debt crisis
The Dow fell about 130 points, with rising concern that European debt problems are worsening
'Corporate social responsibility' is sometimes smart business, but it's always difficult to define. What social responsibilities do corporations bear? What should they?