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Do The Right Thing

An investigation of the new athnically enlightened age when self-interest and public interest go hand in hand

This story appears in the August 1998 issue of

Because we believe the subject matter is so important, Entrepreneur Media is running the following article, examining the question of ethics for small business, in three of our publications: Entrepreneur's HomeOffice, Entrepreneur and Business Start-Ups.

Charlie Wilson is trying to run an ethical business. He's made social responsibility part of the mission statement at his $1.6 million Houston-based salvage company, SeaRail International Inc. And he's made "self-actualization"--not wealth--his ultimate goal as an entrepreneur.

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