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Socially Responsible Business

 

Innovative, ethical, and community-minded business practices

 
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Off-the-Shelf or Do-It-Yourself?

How a company supports employee voluntarism depends on whether it participates in certain kinds of external networks.

 
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Subsidizing Impact

The right formula for creating a socially beneficial enterprise often includes a strong dose of up-front philanthropic support

 

The Paradox of Fair Trade

In 2011, a rift opened within the fair trade movement. What are the tensions that drove otherwise like-minded activists to form rival camps.

 
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A Get-Rich Way to Help the Poor

There's money to be made by selling "ruthlessly affordable" products to the world's 2.7 billion poorest people.

Reviewed By Tina Sciabica | 2 | Winter 2014
 
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The Solution Revolution

The Solution Revolution discusses the need for a new cross-sector approach to global problems.

By William D. Eggers & Paul Macmillan | 1 | Sep. 13, 2013
 
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Donations on Tap

At a "philanthropub," a new kind of bar and restaurant, a portion of each patron's bill goes to a worthy cause.

 
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Untangling the Confusion Over Organizational Ethics

A wave of ethics transgressions underlines the importance of comprehensive ethics oversight for organizational success.

 

Conservation as an Investment

Environmental conservation and business investment are not mutually exclusive, argues the CEO of the Nature Conservancy.

Reviewed By Robert Jaquay | Summer 2013
 
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Unifying Europe

The nonprofit Erste Foundation is an engine behind the for-profit Erste Group as well as its largest shareholder.

 
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The Power of Unreasonable Teams

Intrapreneurs can accelerate solutions for the complex environment that companies face in the 21st century.