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SSIR blogger Randall Kempner is executive director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a global network of organizations that propel social entrepreneurship in emerging markets.

Supporting Small Businesses for Big Change

Can donors do more to leverage small business as an effective means of delivering development services?

 

Global Issues

Overcoming Corruption in Emerging Markets

Lessons from two Nigerian firms and how nonprofits can help.

 

New Business Growth in the Era of Collaboration

A new partnership model is poised to take advantage of under-the-radar, new markets that business-as-usual may overlook.

By Mark Esposito & Terence Tse | 1 | Jun. 26, 2015
 

Business

Beyond Shared Value: Character as Corporate Destiny

A new approach to enhancing corporate performance by upgrading the character of an organization.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Alignment Is Not a Luxury

To pursue its environmental mission, Tiffany & Co. balances corporate leadership with traditional philanthropic grantmaking.
By Anisa Kamadoli Costa | May. 13, 2015
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Net Positive: The Future of Sustainable Business

Business efforts must become more sustainable and responsible to turn the tide on social inequity and environmental decay. Net positive is a new standard that can help ensure a resilient and regenerative world.

By Jeffrey Hollender | 1 | Apr. 29, 2015
 
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Corporate Philanthropy

Making “Customer-driven Philanthropy” Work

Engaging customers in corporate philanthropy has significant bottom-line potential, but even big brands have struggled with doing it well. Is there a future for consumer-driven philanthropy?

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | Apr. 20, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Sending a Signal for Change

Leading by example through individual and institutional commitments to fossil fuel divestment.

By Michael Simpson | 1 | Apr. 3, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Gender Equity and Corporate Sustainability

By mainstreaming efforts to empower women, companies can promote a variety of business goals.

By Marissa Wesely | 8 | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Disabilities: A Competitive Business Advantage?

Companies are using the unique talents of individuals with disabilities to create business value.

By Phyllis Heydt | 9 | Mar. 2, 2015