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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.

Optimized Social Responsibility Through Evaluation

Three evolving approaches to evaluation in social enterprise could change its use in a significant way.

Featuring Hallie Preskill | Jul. 18, 2014 | 31 minutes
 

Implications for the Social Sector

In this panel discussion, experts address how the social sector must ask the right questions when developing metrics.

Featuring Lisbeth Schorr, Fay Twersky, & Alicia Grunow | Jul. 18, 2014 | 1 hour 2 minutes
 

Nonprofit Management

Empowering Others to Tell Your Organization’s Story

Personal connections and influence can be crucial in garnering support for an organization’s cause.

Featuring Julie Dixon | May. 30, 2014 | 1 hour 05 minutes
 

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 | 1 | 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