The idea of creating shared value is deeply compelling, but “the how” and best practices can be difficult to propagate.
The private sector needs to support and encourage an innovative math curriculum.
Although new corporate forms like B Corps make it easier to pursue a social mission, it turns out that you don't need one to do so.
As global base of the pyramid urban evictions intensify, we need good quality, affordable housing that creates attractive profit opportunities.
Hybrid approaches present an opportunity to achieve both greater social impact as well as greater business benefits.
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Advances in reducing poverty, environmental protection, and other global issues threaten the status quo—a report from Rio+20.
Corporate philanthropy is complicated and may have multiple objectives but Peter Karoff, Founder of The Philanthropic Initiative, argues its ultimate intention should be to do no harm.
Investing in small business and new ventures is a good thing and vital to our communities, but we must not confuse it with charity or strategic long-term social investment.
Employers who provide workers with tangible ways to make a positive social or environmental impact will find that it pays off.
Long-term investment in organic agriculture will provide above-market returns, environmental impact, and—in the developing world—enormous social impact.