April 8th, 2011
09:25 AM ET

Businesses aim to inspire social change

The Body Shop, a worldwide business selling beauty products, has launched a global campaign to stop the trafficking of young people and children for sex. It aims to raise awareness and funds for victims and has gained support in more than 40 countries.

"We believe in profit - we are a business - but we also believe business can make a difference and inspire social change," says Christopher Davis, the director of international campaigns at The Body Shop.

Watch more of his interview with CNN's Richard Quest.

Topics: Business • Solutions

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