Social Entrepreneurship

New Venture Competition Announces Social Enterprise Track Semifinalists - Social Enterprise - Harvard Business School

The Social Enterprise Track of the HBS New Venture Competition provides an opportunity for students to explore social entrepreneurship and test ideas …

Social Enterprise

Millennials Bettering The World Through Business

Listen to the full episode here:<p>Young people are the future, and those on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs List are focused on making tomorrow better than it is today by creating business that tackles entrenched social ills. There’s The Unreasonable Institute, cofounded by Teju …

Business

Nation’s Largest Young Social Entrepreneur Network Heads to Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - The nation’s largest network of college-aged social entrepreneurs gather for their 7th year in Washington, DC to …

CSR

Dr. Kelly Page - Founder & Curator of Grateful4Her

Don’t get caught up in trends (they too shall pass) and follow what you are passionate about.<p>In November 2016, Kelly through her studio, Live What …

How mobile video transformed Shell’s marketing

<b>Shell’s global corporate marketing has shifted entirely from one dominated by traditional media (i.e. TV and print advertising) and brand messages to</b> …

Mobile World Congress

Do we need a better definition for social entrepreneurship?

It would be an understatement to say that the theme of ‘social entrepreneurship’ is thriving. As I look back at my time so far at Impact Hub Accra, I …

Social Enterprise

What Drives Social Impact Entrepreneurs?

Social good company ROAR's jewelry line doubles as an alert system in the face of violence.Yasmine Mustafa was plucked out of a bomb shelter in …

Cities

Rise of the social entrepreneurs

Assets under management or net assets ($m)<p>17th<p>NFP<p>19th<p>$47.5m<p>20th<p>$40.0m<p>47 fund managers ranked by assets under management or net …

Social Enterprise

30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2017

There’s a rising tide of entrepreneurship sweeping across Africa, and the youngsters are riding it vigorously. A growing number of young Africans are not just content waiting around for a proper career bump up the establishment ladder. No. Their ambitions are much more profound; They are setting …

Africa

Red Bull Amaphiko Academy For Social Entrepreneurs Coming to Baltimore Via South Africa And Brazil

Baltimore has seen stepped up social entrepreneurial activity over the past few years. Now, it’s going to be the first U.S. site for a social impact program called Red Bull Amaphiko.<p>Created by Red Bull, the energy drink seller, the program runs the Red Bull Amaphiko Academy, which was launched in …

Social Enterprise

Women's Day: There's no place for ego in a social enterprise, says Craftizen's Mayura Balasubramanian

She had the same dreams as most young bright girls -- to do well in her studies and take up a job when she completed her studies. But coming from a …

Social Enterprise

Cafe society: the regional enterprises putting the community before profit

Regional social enterprises are often hubs that serve the population beyond creating jobs and services<p>Next to the baskets of plums sitting on the wooden table outside a Castlemaine cafe is a handwritten sign encouraging those passing to help themselves. It seems to be working – the basket is almost …

Social Enterprise

Podcast Episode 87: Affordable Bar Prep & Social Entrepreneurship (w/ Chris Henjum of Esqyr.com)

Welcome back. Today, we’re talking with Chris J. Henjum, an attorney and social entrepreneur. Chris is the co-founder of Esqyr.com, a public benefit …

Social Enterprise

Tapping Into the Museum: A How to Guide

Are you trying to create a better world? Museums can help, if you know to ask. America’s 34,000 museums are repositories of memories, stories, …

Social Enterprise

Social Enterprise - Harvard Business School

In April, Harvard students and alumni will compete for $300,000 in cash prizes to fund their startup dreams in the 20th Anniversary New Venture …

Social Enterprise

How One Consulting Firm Is Testing Its Models And Doubling The Yield Of Small Indian Farms

Imagine a consultant ditching the boardroom and fancy power points for shovels and irrigation equipment. At a time of rapidly changing technology and business models, wouldn’t it be great if the world’s best and brightest analysts actually had recent experience in the field?<p>When Parvathi Menon …

Agriculture

A Social Entrepreneur Making Life in Himalayas Smokeless Again

<b>Who doesn’t appreciate nature?</b><p>It natural for us to want to give something back to the earth and conserve it with our best efforts we can. While the …

Himachal Pradesh

Three Ways Universities Can Dramatically Advance Social Enterprise

Alistair Wilson, CEO of School for Social Entrepreneurs, recently made a compelling argument about the limitations of universities in advancing …

Education

You Are Amazing, And Other Communication Hacks

A client of mine just called to tell me I’m amazing. I like when that happens. In fact, I like it so much that I’ll try twice as hard to make him happy next time.<p>Of course, I have clients who are unhappy too. I write copy for a lot of different people and businesses and I don’t always nail the …

Malcolm Gladwell

LetzChange Changing The Nature of Giving In India

The concept of online crowdfunding is relatively new to the Indian mindset. There is skepticism and a dearth of trust towards donating to charities, …

Philanthropy

19 Social Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017 - Conscious Company

<b>Jessica Norwood, age 39</b><p><b>Founder of</b> <b>The Runway Project –</b> <b>Washington, DC</b> <b>//</b> <b>Founded 2016</b> <b>//</b> <b>No paid employees (yet)</b><p>Jessica Norwood, Founder of Runway …

CEOs

Red Bull bringing social entrepreneurs program to Baltimore

Red Bull is bringing its training program encouraging community improvement projects to Baltimore .The Austrian energy drink company said the …

Social Enterprise

New Book Offers Guide to Social Enterprise and the Purpose-Driven Movement

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - At a time when corporations are experiencing a global crisis in consumer trust, author Russ Stoddard chronicles a …

CSR

MENA social startups face big challenges, little progress [Report]

Social Entrepreneurship (SE) in the Arab world stands on a paradox: It has every reason to thrive and yet every excuse to die. This is one of the …

Social Enterprise

Research Center Works To Prove And Improve Impact Of Social Entrepreneurs

The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, commonly referred to as J-PAL, is based at MIT and seeks to reduce poverty by providing academic research on interventions by social entrepreneurs and others working in the space.<p>Quentin Palfrey, the executive director of J-PAL North America, worked for …

Social Enterprise

Social Entrepreneurship: Giving Back To The Society

One of the reasons for our prevalent market share is our connection with our people. This is credited to our founder’s vision of serving the society …

Social Enterprise

Fostering Social Entrepreneurship in India, SEE 2 to be Held on 4th March

SEE connects emerging Social Enterprises to the Investors and inspires the young generation to come up with innovative solutions.

Social Enterprise

Why Winning Office Arguments Gets You Nowhere

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

Incentivizing Sustainable Fashion: Lessons From Social Entrepreneurs

, Contributor<p>Social entrepreneurs like María Almazán of Spain, pictured above, are piloting solutions for sustainable apparel that show industry-wide potential.<p>An estimated 75 million people are now employed by the apparel industry. It’s a number that has almost quadrupled in the last 15 years. …

Social Enterprise

Being Unreasonable: What the Unreasonable Institute Can Teach MBAs - CASE

Posted on February 27, 2017 by Kylie Johnston<p><i>This post was written by Kylie Johnston, CASE Fellow, Co-President of the Net Impact Club, and Candidate</i> …

MBA