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Social Entrepreneurship

 

Innovative ideas for social entrepreneurs who tackle society’s problems

 

Audio lectures brought to you by Social Innovation Conversations, co-hosted by Stanford Social Innovation Review's Managing Editor Eric Nee.

Socially Responsible Business

Social Enterprise Enables Hazelnut Farming in Bhutan

The supply chain is just as important as the product. A social entrepreneur describes his experience dealing with value-creating tools and ensuring corporate social responsibility.

Featuring Daniel Spitzer | Apr. 15, 2014 | 41 minutes
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Rodney Mullen: Innovation Doesn’t Exist In A Vacuum

Innovation can exist in even the most unlikely forms. A professional skateboarder and the CEO of a social enterprise discuss the intersection of their two fields.

Featuring Rodney Mullen & Ned Breslin | Apr. 15, 2014 | 23 minutes
 

Socially Responsible Business

Leveraging Social Innovation

Social innovations in supply chains have the potential for making an impact on a large scale. Experts describe innovations that are benefiting society and delivering economic value.

Featuring Lakshmi Karan, Nina Smith, Steven Rockhold, & Dara O'Rourke | 1 | Apr. 7, 2014 | 1 hour 11 minutes
 

Energy

Tackling Energy Poverty With Pay-As-You-Go Solar

Lesley Marincola, CEO of Angaza Design, discusses an approach to energy poverty that helps end users afford efficient energy and lighting products.

Featuring Lesley Marincola | Mar. 10, 2014 | 20 minutes
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Cameron Conaway: Knowing When to “Tap Out” of the Fight

For MMA fighters and social entrepreneurs alike, truly understanding failure is crucial to achieving success.

Featuring Ned Breslin & Cameron Conaway | Feb. 10, 2014 | 20 minutes
 

Food

Quality and Innovation as the Basis for Sustainability

John Kehoe discusses how the chocolate maker TCHO has encouraged social entrepreneurship in developing countries through innovative supply chain practices.

Featuring John Kehoe | Feb. 6, 2014 | 10 minutes
 

Technology & Design

Social Media on Purpose

Marcia Stepanek provides a robust framework for building a social media strategy that fits with the organization's mission

Featuring Marcia Stepanek | Jan. 21, 2014 | 20 minutes
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Embracing your Inner Punk Rock to Change the World

Breaking sideways in a world that likes going straight ahead: how the punk rock ethos is the story of social entrepreneurship.

Featuring Ned Breslin | Sep. 25, 2013 | 26 minutes
 

Supply Chain Environmental Sustainability, Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Employing social enterprise to improve packaging, Coca-Cola uses renewable resources and recycling projects to enhance environmental sustainability and international development.

Featuring Alexander B. Cummings | Aug. 16, 2013 | 46 minutes
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

A Crash Course on Creativity

Stanford Professor Tina Seelig discusses how to unlock creative genius through a set of tools and conditions we each have in our control—our “innovation engine.”

Featuring Tina Seelig | Apr. 23, 2013 | 1 hour 5 minutes