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Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility

 

Business

Corporate Venture Capital: A New Accelerant for Impact

How corporate venture capital investors can work with traditional VC investors to nurture entrepreneurs and more space for impact investment.

By Amanda Feldman & Charmian Love | Oct. 17, 2014
 

Environment

Marshaling Investors for Clean Energy

By investing in clean energy, impact investors can become a powerful force for fighting climate change.

By Alicia Seiger | 1 | Oct. 15, 2014
 

Business

Has the B Corp Movement Made a Difference?

A look at the progress of the B Corporation movement to date.

By Ryan Honeyman | 4 | Oct. 13, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

The G8 Task Force Report: Making Impact or Making Believe?

Impact investors need to acknowledge the importance of “investment impact” and develop effective tools for ascertaining it.

By Paul Brest | 5 | Oct. 6, 2014
 

What Does Corporate Social Responsibility Mean for the Technology Sector?

How tech can advance CSR.

By Simon Morfit | Oct. 3, 2014
 

Impact Investing: Time for New Terminology?

If we are to effectively grow the impact investing community, we need more clarity about what impact investing is—and isn’t.

By Kim Tan | 16 | Oct. 1, 2014
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Jessica Alba and the Impact of Social Enterprise

Benefit corporations should share their performance against social impact goals, but few are doing so.

By John Anner | 4 | Sep. 26, 2014
 
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Socially Responsible Business

A Case for Business Diversity

The co-operative enterprise model lets people own and operate the services they need to live, and supports overall economic stability and resilience.

By Jan Schiettecatte | 1 | Sep. 22, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Philanthropy and Impact Investing—Stormy Seas, Rocky Shores

The middle ground between traditional philanthropic and commercial spaces is a continuum; we need to shift the dialogue from morals to tools.

 

Impact Investing

On Innovators and Pinballs

Five paths to scale in early-stage impact investing.

By Mike Kubzansky & Paul Breloff | 3 | Sep. 3, 2014