Elena Perez

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The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Dedicated To Social Good

From setting a sustainable example to providing affordable sanitation in African slums, these are the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies dedicated to Social Good.<p>1. Bloomberg Philanthropies<p><b>For doing good, methodically.</b> Bloomberg Philanthropies prioritizes the most pressing global issues with …

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Funding Opportunities

The Corporation of National and Community Service provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, faith-based and …

5 Tips On Branding For Good From Successful Social Entrepreneurs

How can you make the most impact? By getting people inspired about what you’re doing. Take some advice from these companies that have figured it out.<p>Just because you’re doing good work as a social entrepreneur doesn’t mean you get to skip on the more commercial parts of running a business. Your …

Ten digital social innovators to watch

<b>What is digital social innovation?</b><br>The internet is playing an ever-increasing role in how we work, play and relate to each other. As a natural result of this, many of the most exciting new innovations that enable people to collaborate to address societal challenges are being developed online. At …

Avoiding the CEO ego trap

Guardian sustainable business,Social enterprises,Society,Leadership,Start up & scale up,Social enterprise<p>Social business CEOs need to be tough with themselves to find out if they really are the best person for the job<p>We live at a time when there is a hyper-expectation that everyone should be an …

How To Turn Colleges Into Incubators For Changemaking Design

So how do you harness the potential of universities and their students to take on global design challenges? It may be easier than you think:<p>How far …

College & University

What The Private Sector Can Do For Your Social Enterprise

You have an idea you think can change the world. You put together a team with the skills and smarts to turn your ambition into action. You hustle, you lose sleep, you launch. You get boots on the ground, make a little change—things are going well. Time to scale-up. But how?<p>Instead of trying to do …

Why This Popular Minnesota Beer Company Gives Away All Of Its Profits

Finnegans CEO and founder Jacquie Berglund never imagined she’d join the beer business. A Minnesota native, she moved to France in 1990 to get her …

Profit

WEF, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Project Circular Economy Can Generate US$1T Annually by 2025

Figure 26: Fibre flows in the pulp and paper value chain — recovered fibre is responsible for almost 50% of pulp supply for paper and cardboard …

Sustainability

Center for Social Innovation

The Center for Social Innovation educates the future leaders of social and environmental change.<p>Our mission is to bring social and environmental …

5 Best Reasons to Start a Business This Year

Underneath a desire to make money in business, there often lies a deeper motivation. What's yours?<p>Most people in business are motivated by money.<p>For some, it's a necessary evil--part and parcel with owning a business. They don't particularly enjoy the financial aspect of running a business, but …

Elon Musk: Tesla Motors CEO, Stanford GSB 2013 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year

The Top 11 Collaborative Consumption Stories Of 2013

By Ariel Schwartz3 minute Read<p>2013 was the year that collaborative consumption started to hit the mainstream. We saw CEOs declaring that they are …

Sharing Economy