Social Enterprise

How Can We Design Truly Gender-Neutral Work Places

The societal perceptions of gender are changing. Traditional male and female identities and roles are being questioned and re-defined. In the current gender and identity landscapes, it is very important that design of workplaces supports and enables the ownership and acceptance within this …

Entrepreneurship

Social Impact 360 Announced 1st Service Corps for Business for Good to Transform the Future of Corporate Social Responsibility – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NEW YORK, Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - At the height of the youth uprising, a second youth movement is poised to solve social issues.<p>On April 21st, 2018,</b> …

CSR

The tiny houses you can snap up for less than the cost of a car

But do you have to use an allen key? The tiny houses you can snap up for less than the cost of a car - and they come in a flatpack<p><b>A social enterprise</b> …

Housing

Folk art market sets sales record

Santa Fe international market tops $3.3 million, highest in 15-year history

Santa Fe

John Rowse, 74, teacher and founder of building and boatbuilding programs

When John Rowse founded the Boston Building Materials Cooperative 40 years ago, he had goals beyond launching a nonprofit.<p>“We’re all in it for the …

Boston

Watch: The Week That Wasn't With Cyrus Broacha

July 21, 2018, 4:42 pm<p>In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't' Cyrus Broacha talks about Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy's 'emotional outburst', …

India News

Cape Town’s most caring coffee brand

After their successful move to the Publicis Building in Harrington Street earlier this year, where the company now functions...

Cape Town

Social Innovation - Reports - World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum Project Team<p>Manju George, Global Leadership Fellow, World Economic Forum; Community Lead, Schwab Foundation for Social …

World Economic Forum

A giant leap for social Commerce

New deal allows one-stop shopping for Thai online consumers

Social Media

How to Build a Positive Reputation Using Social Media

In the past, online reputation management services were devoted to burying or removing negative content from search results. Times have changed, and …

Social Media

His Business Model? Pay $10 to Meet a Celebrity, Raise Millions for Charity

It started with a charity auction. Matt Pohlson and his business school buddy Ryan Cummins — both filmmakers turned aspiring social entrepreneurs — …

Social Entrepreneurship

What are social enterprises and should you support them?

<b>In this article:</b><p>Want to start your own war on waste? Here are five plastics you can ditch today.<p>The verdict<p>We found many social enterprise products …

CSR

Do-good businesses must prove their heart

When you pay your $12.95 for Eat My Lunch, it's nice to know a needy child will get a school lunch.

New Zealand

Innovation meets Education as charities take digital leap

Community Education and organisations from the nonprofit sector all across Ireland gathered in the NDRC this week to launch the Technology Enhanced …

Technology (Ireland)

Opinion: Academy hopes to fulfill promise to San Jose families

Two years ago, I sat in the living room of a dad here in downtown San Jose and asked him about his hopes and dreams for his son. He said that every …

San Jose

2018 HLPF Side Event: Innovation and Impact Investment for the SDGs: Tools for Advancing Reforms

17 Jul 2018 - 2018 HLPF Side Event.<p>The Sustainable Development Goals call for new approaches and innovative solutions for social change, beyond …

Innovation

LinkedIn Wants To Help Your Company Help You Tweet About...Your Company

As of Monday, LinkedIn offers a new product aimed at making it easier for employers to share company- and industry-specific content — and help their …

Social Media

Bag a change

The support for cloth bags has never been so loud and persistent. The recent plastic ban in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh has rekindled the hope for …

India

10 essential podcast episodes for social entrepreneurs

Grab your headphones and listen in: these are the most important, insightful episodes of the most entertaining and useful social enterprise podcasts …

Entrepreneurship

This Social Venture Is Using Sustainable Agriculture To Improve Lives One Craft Chocolate Bar At A Time

<i>Photo credit: Krakakoa</i><p>Krakakoa, a craft chocolate social venture, trains and equips cocoa farmers in Indonesia with the skills and resources to …

Farming

5 Things to Know About the Facebook eCommerce Review Tool

Facebook has rolled out so many changes over the past couple of months that lots of advertisers have been left shell-shocked. If you have been …

eCommerce

How Do We Design Workplaces For Inclusivity And Diversity

What is an inclusive workplace? An inclusive workplace is one that values individual differences in the workforce, and makes them feel welcome and accepted.<p>Inclusivity and diversity are moral and legal responsibilities and employers are working hard to give diverse voices a platform. However, …

The Workplace

'She's My Adult Spirit Animal,' Says This Social Entrepreneur About Her Mentor

Just Speak founder Brittni Kellom has no shortage of passion for her organization's mission, but she looks to her mentor for wisdom and guidance.<p>6 min read<p><i>In the</i> Women Entrepreneur <i>series</i> Mentor Moments<i>, female founders sit down to chat with their own mentors (and us!) about how and why the</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Raising awareness of sight loss one step at a time

The founder of social enterprise VisionBridge, Julian Jackson, has completed a 1089 mile walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats in order to raise …

Optometry

Tour Detroit from a Ford Model A

See history from history<p>A variety of tours offer different ways to see Detroit and learn about its history—whether on an architectural walking tour, a bus tour, history-specific tours, or on bike. Now, a new tour group offers history as a literal vehicle to see the city.<p>Highland Park-based Antique …

Walking Tours

For Organizations - Social Enterprise - Harvard Business School

Since 1993, HBS has been a catalyst for building social value. Organizations and professionals from around the world participate in our Executive …

Employee Engagement

The Competitive Advantage of Social Enterprises

<b>Why Purpose? Why Now?</b> When companies take the lead in driving social and environmental change, they position themselves to build deeper bonds, expand …

Innovation

Do you have an innovation strategy?

A recent article by Juruzelski, Loehr and Holman from Booz Consulting (www.strategy-business.com) noted that there is no statistically significant …

Innovation

Can He Crowdfund Solutions for Palestine Where Foreign Aid Has Failed?

A program unique in the Arab world to teach schoolchildren about water conservation and environmental stewardship is off the ground. An Olympic …

Israel

The 4 Digital Selling Skills Of The Successful Modern Seller

Every person who makes their livelihood from selling could benefit from improving their selling skills. In today’s sales climate, the growth of …

Selling