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Innovative ways to enhance corporate social responsibility

 

Business

Could Holding Companies Help Social Enterprise Scale Up?

A look at the benefits holding companies can offer social enterprises and how a trailblazing group in France is leading the way.

By Travis Hollingsworth | 2 | Jun. 26, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Letting Loose the Crazy Uncle

A new report explains how the financial services industry can better harness impact investing to serve client demand.

By William Burckart | 1 | Jun. 26, 2014
 
SSIR blogger Abigail Noble is head of Africa and Latin America for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum.

Impact Investing

Impact Investors Are Raising Their Game

To bring impact investing into the mainstream, the World Economic Forum is using market-simulated games to advance the conversations.

By Abigail Noble & Michael Drexler | 1 | Jun. 13, 2014
 

Business

The Power of Profit in Advancing Systemic Change

Commercial platforms offer powerful avenues for solving social problems on a large scale.

By Michael Chu | 5 | Jun. 12, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Four Reasons to Champion Leadership Development

A behind-the-scenes look at the American Express Leadership Academy.

By Timothy J. McClimon | 2 | Jun. 11, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Mobile Impact Machine

A new partnership model leverages the world’s largest interconnected industry to help break cycles of poverty.

By Matthew Bauer | 12 | Jun. 10, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Mission-Driven Returns

Two new case studies reveal practical lessons about successful philanthropic impact investing.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Engaging Employees for Emerging Market Success

Intel’s new approach to getting technology into rural classrooms worldwide.

By Shelly Esque | 2 | Jun. 5, 2014
 

Impact Investing

SIBs, DIBs and Ad-Libs

Does the hype around “pay for performance” financing match the reality?

By John Anner | 1 | Jun. 2, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Student Finance: A New Frontier for Impact Investing?

Student-lending innovations from emerging markets could expand access to education.