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Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank on corporate profits, social change

Billionaire businessman Arthur Blank told CNBC on Monday that businesses must care about more than just profitability, suggesting social responsibility should also be an area of emphasis.  

“If you don’t care about people, profit and the planet at the same time, profitability by itself isn’t really enough,” Blank said on “Power Lunch.” “And the truth of the matter is, you can have them both, and I think we should have them both.”

Blank, who co-founded The Home Depot in 1978, is now owner of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United of Major League Soccer. His comments Monday came one day before the release of his book, “Good Company,” which details his business career and his views on corporate strategy. 

The remarks also come shortly after the 50th anniversary of the publication of economist Milton Friedman’s seminal essay, “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.” In recent

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Ready for a change this autumn? Here are 10 inspirational ideas for upgrading your home this season

Autumn’s getting closer, and the allure of a fresh start is growing ever stronger!

You can’t deny that a spot of home renovation is a great way to satisfy that urge for change this season. And with these 10 top brands, you can do away with the old and welcome in all things new – and stylish! – to every corner of your home… 

Stylish new blinds at the click of a button 

We’ve been spending a whole lot of time in our homes of late, which has made us all very aware of all the little things that need fixing and replacing.

Something that commonly gets overlooked are our blinds, but they are so easily remedied – especially with Swift Direct Blinds.

This online-only company supplies made-to-measure window blinds that can be delivered throughout the UK, offering a quick and easy solution to our window dressing woes.

There are

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