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Tag: Social Enterprise


Innovative ways that nonprofits can generate income by selling products and services


Haiti Relief Underscores Deeper Needs

The recent Haiti earthquake and relief show that funders are not willing to make the significant investments needed to support nonprofits.

By Todd Cohen | Feb. 1, 2010

Socially Responsible Business

Second Chances and a Third Bottom Line

Recycla Chile, Latin America’s first e-waste recycling company, reclaims value from discarded electronics and marginalized people.
By Tyche Hendricks | Jan. 26, 2010

Social Entrepreneurship

Three Social Entrepreneurs Sell Shares in Selves to Scale

Three young social entrepreneurs offer future income in exchange for support to scale.

By Marcia Stepanek | 4 | Jan. 14, 2010
Why Design
Thinking Is the
Next Competitive
Roger L. Martin


How Scale and Innovation Can Coexist

The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking Is the Next Competitive Advantage by Roger L. Martin
Reviewed By Debra Dunn | 2 | Nov. 19, 2009

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world.
By Tim Brown & Jocelyn Wyatt | 33 | Nov. 19, 2009

Helping the Poor Save More

To enrich the bottom of the pyramid, bankers to the poor should make saving money easier by using the latest findings from economics and psychology.
By Dean Karlan | Nov. 17, 2009

Social Enterprise: A Gated Community?

By Marcia Stepanek | 8 | Oct. 20, 2009

Social Entrepreneurship vs. Activism; SOCAP09 vs. Momentum09

By Lloyd Nimetz | Sep. 22, 2009
The Individual and
the Innovative
John W. Gardner

Staying Vibrant and Curious

Self-Renewal: The Individual and the Innovative Society by John Gardner
Reviewed By Jacqueline Novogratz | 6 | Aug. 18, 2009

Online Giving

The Profit in Nonprofit

Why Kiva chose to be a 501(c)(3), what this tax status buys the organization, and how being a nonprofit poses challenges.
By Bethany Coates & Garth Saloner | 13 | May. 21, 2009