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The Role of Social Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Business

<b>By Thomas S. Lyons, Ph.D., Baruch College, City University of New York</b><p>Typically, when we think about “sustainable business,” we concentrate on …

Social entrepreneurship: More complex than 'start a business, save the world'

Gauging the impact of a social entrepreneurship is not a hard science, but there are clear signs of when such an effort is on the right track.<p>The …

Understanding The Social Entrepreneurship Field in Indonesia

Indonesia is Southeast Asia’s most populous nation as well as being the largest economy. Well positioned with its rising middle class as the result of years of good economic performance with bolstered domestic consumer spending and new record high foreign direct investment of Rp206.6 trillion in …

Let's promote social enterprise and get young people into work

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>We should recognise that the social enterprise …

Nonprofits on Pinterest: Best Practices | Network for Good

If your nonprofit is looking to spice up its Pinterest page, here are some tips:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Try infographics.</b><p>The National Wildlife Federation posted a great …

Q&A: Melinda Gates Talks Teacher Quality

—Emile Wamsteker for Education Week<p>Education Week <i>Assistant Editor Stephen Sawchuk sat down last week in New York City with Melinda Gates, the</i> …

Twitter Chat: Announcing Early Entry Prize Winners

<b>Ashoka Changemakers</b>, in partnership with General Electric, has been searching for innovations that enable the full economic participation of women in …

How to Feed the World Without Wrecking the Planet

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>A new book argues that genetic diversity could save us from climate-change-induced …

Social Entrepreneurship: The Best Schools & Programs - Page 6 of 9

5) <b>Harvard Business School.</b><p>Harvard Business School<p>Harvard has what it calls a “Social Enterprise Initiative” that was formed in 1993 by former Dean …

New Investment Fund Will Advance Late-Stage Vaccines and other Global Health Technologies – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NEW YORK, Sep. 23 /CSRwire/ - A new investment fund structured by JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will, for …

The B Corporation: A Reformation of Human Thought?

<b>By Dirk Sampselle</b><p><i>Part of the "Becoming a B" series.</i><p><i>Satisfaction is higher when individuals work for a common good.</i><p>Since at least the era of Adam …

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Transforming Financial Systems for the Poor: Report Shows Digital Advances Can Unlock Cost Savings of 90 Percent

A new report by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and McKinsey and Company, however, declares that the time has arrived to consider an entirely …

Global Platform For Coordinated Action Against Malaria | RBM

As Ministers of Health from around the globe gathered in Geneva for the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) last month, country ownership in global …

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Social Good Summit 2017

Kathy Calvin<p>President & CEO UN Foundation<p>Kathy Calvin is President and CEO of the United Nations Foundation. She is a passionate advocate for …

Purpose Decoded

Why are NGOs and Academics collaborating more?

<i>Academics seem to have finally moved beyond seeing NGOs as merely data sources, while NGOs themselves seem increasingly interested in being involved</i> …

14 Social Media Tools Used by Marketing Pros

Shares 7K<p>Are you looking for social media tools to get more out of your marketing?<p>Are you wondering what tools marketing pros are using …

Gap Inc. Charts Progress with Release of its Sixth Social and Environmental Responsibility Report – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 09 /CSRwire/ - Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today released its sixth Social & Environmental Responsibility Report, highlighting the …

Is the American Dream for Everyone?

<b>By Bob Monks</b><p>What does the middle-class person have as a prospect for success in America today? And how does that compare with what it was 50 years …

Social investment: guidance and guardian angels

As a growing number of angel investors look to invest in social enterprises, their practical contributions become more valuable<p>Most social enterprises do not own buildings and particularly in their early stages, do not make profits that are large enough to repay loans. On that basis it seems …

The Complete Guide to Making Money in Your Spare Time

We all could do with a few extra dollars in our pocket, but unless your boss is a fan of giving you free money, you’ll probably have to work for it. …

iOS 7, Making Extra Money, and Awesome Hidden Google Features

This week on the podcast we're talking about iOS 7 and the new iPhones (briefly), making money in your spare time, and a few lesser-used Google …

Changemakerxchange

<b>INSPIRATIONAL PEOPLE</b><p>ChangemakerXchange brings together some of the world’s top social innovators, who have dedicated their lives to solving a social …

20 Inspiring Startups Aiming to Improve the World

Many organizations and individuals have found technology to be a great medium in order to change the world for the better. With the work of …

Five Blog Business Models That'll Make You Money

One of the great things about the blogosphere is innovation, and the fact that there is an almost unlimited number of ways you can make money …

Blog Business Model 6: Sell Consulting Services

<i>This post is by Ash Ambirge of The Middle Finger Project.</i><p>It’s the sixth and final post in our series on Blog Business Models.<p>I’m well-mannered, I …