Professor Christine Mahoney in the classroom.

Cultivating the Next Generation of Leaders Through Social Entrepreneurship

Within public policy schools, social entrepreneurship is a relatively new addition to curriculum. Traditionally society has considered solving social problems the domain of…
Two generations of women have now benefited from the skills, revenue and empowerment created by the partnership between cosmetics company L'Occitane and the shea nut women’s co-op in Burkina Faso.

Expanding the NGO-to-Business Partnership Model in Canada

Partnerships between international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and businesses are fairly new and somewhat uncomfortable territory in Canada. There is, however, a small but…

Why We Need a Systems Approach to Stakeholder Engagement

Whether or not you agree with the activities of NGOs, there is one thing for certain: They are here to stay.
Activists from Greenpeace, named as a “brand challenged” NGO in a recent report ranking nonprofits, protest illegal shipments of timber from the Democratic Republic of Congo to France.

Corporations Rank Nonprofits in First-of-Its-Kind Report

GreenBiz Group released its first-ever GreenBiz NGO Report this week, asking 200 companies to scrutinize 30 of the largest NGOs.
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Women in CSR: Karin Kreider, ISEAL Alliance

Karin Kreider, Executive Director, ISEAL Alliance, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

10 Corporate Engagement Tips for Activists

By Danna Pfahl and Erik Wohlgemuth Activists provide the critical checks and balances on the corporate sector, serving as one of the core drivers…
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Non-Profit or For-Profit: The Social Entrepreneurs Dilemma

The choice between setting up as a non-profit and a for-profit is especially difficult for social entrepreneurs who aspire to do well by…

So what happens to NGOs?

In the rush to empower business as an actor for good, what happens to the NGO?
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TrendWatch 2012: From Confrontation to Collaboration

As we try to repair our economy, build consumer trust and confidence and address looming future climate concerns, it will take the combined…

How to Leverage Collaboration to Make Your Business Thrive

Here are some tips for restructuring challenge campaigns to make them more successful.
Richard Crespin

Leveraging Deficits: How the Best Corporate Citizens Drove Cross-Sector Collaboration During the Great Recession

With a "renaissance" in how companies, NGOs, and governments are collaborating to tackle some of our toughest challenges, this blog post looks in-depth…

Deficit-Driven Economic Developments

The recession started a renaissance in how companies, NGOs, & governments collaborate. With governments and non-profits facing yawning budget deficits and business facing…

Top 12 Predictions for Corporate Responsibility in 2012

13 key predictions for the corporate responsibility market in 2012.

Forbes’ Top 30 Social Entrepreneurs List Lacks Social Entrepreneurs

Last week Forbes added a new list to its famous collection. It wasn’t about the richest people in Asia, the most powerful women…

Green Bay Packers Sell Stock as Nonprofit Community Organization

When we think of owning stock in an organization, we usually think of for-profit corporations.  Images of streaming ticker symbols and stock markets…