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Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility

 

Smartcuts

Smartcuts analyzes the smart shortcuts various successful people take via "lateral thinking" so that all workers and thinkers can be encouraged to work smarter.

By Shane Snow | Dec. 2, 2014
 

The Dawn of System Leadership

To solve society's most pressing problems requires a system leader who can catalyze collective leadership. Includes magazine extras.

 
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The Hidden Pitfalls of Inclusive Innovation

What business leaders need to know to create successful products and services for the poor in emerging markets.

 

Cuban Remix

In measured but far-reaching ways, a state-controlled economy is opening a space for socially responsible enterprise.

 

Brands as Targets

Companies with a high profile are more likely to become the focus of anti-sweatshop protests.

 
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Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good

Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good is a look at how social entrepreneurs have used business models to change the world.

By Kyle Westaway | Oct. 15, 2014
 

The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

In The Power of Impact Investing, Rockefeller Foundation's Judith Rodin and Margot Brandenburg explain impact investing and share impact investors' stories.

 
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The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Investing with a gender lens creates financial returns and improves the lives of women and girls and their communities.

 
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The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion

Research on the needs and habits of the poor shows that nonprofits can serve a vital function in expanding access to financial services.

 
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A New Vision for Funding Science

Philanthropic investment can close the funding gap between science research and the commercialization of science-based products.