Social Enterprise

A social enterprise is an organization that uses commercial strategies to maximize human and environmental well-being, rather than simply maximizing profits for external shareholders.

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Brazil’s Natura Cosmetics Now the World’s Largest B Corp

Natura Cosmetics, the second largest cosmetics manufacturer in Brazil with revenues around $US3 billion annually, is now a certified B Corp.
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Leon Kaye: What I Learned 1,000 Articles Later on TriplePundit

A lot has happened in the world of sustainability since I wrote my first article here on TriplePundit. Here are my thoughts 1,000…
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The Sports Industry: Feeding More Than Just Ticket Holders

Wasted food is a major ecological issue; in sports venues, uneaten food is finding its way to hungry people and even being turned…
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3 Lessons Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits

Nonprofits are regularly called on to act more like businesses. However, consumers and stakeholders are increasingly placing a premium on social impact, the…

Why Rwanda’s Youth Are ‘Wired’ to Lead Africa

A shift is underway across young Africa. According to a 2012 survey by Jacana Partners, a pan-African private equity firm, 70 percent of…

What Emerging Economies Can Learn from Rwanda

This third post in our series highlights several factors that have helped to fuel Rwanda's entrepreneurial growth over the past 20 years.

Text Messaging Can Get You a Job (In Brazil)

While access to the Internet is hit or miss for Brazil's working class, almost everyone has a cell phone.
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SC Johnson Rolls Out Bottom-of-the-Pyramid Marketing Strategy in Ghana

SC Johnson is rolling out its bottom of the pyramid marketing strategy in Ghana while contributing to efforts reducing the risks of contracting…

20 Years Later, a Generation of Rwandans Inspires the World

A glimpse of Rwanda's generation of young innovators who have rebuilt their country while inspiring the world.
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An App for Sustainable Travel and Doing Good: Ecoalsur

Ecoalsur is a group of travel writers, adventurers and techies seeking to inspire travelers to see the world in a more environmentally responsible…
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GreenChar Increases Access to Clean Cookstoves in Kenya

A new social enterprise in Kenya, GreenChar, is trying to find a new path to clean cookstoves.
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Social Entreprenuership Finds a Home in Uruguay

Welcome to Sinergia Cowork, the first shared office space in Uruguay and a new home for those keen on social entrepreneurship in Uruguay.

How to Tell Your Company’s Sustainability Story

Building a narrative around a social enterprise is tricky. You need to appeal to the bottom line, convey social/environmental impact, resonate with a…

SOCAP 14 Interview: Marissa Feinberg, Impact HUB NYC

Marissa Feinberg talks about Impact HUB New York, a co-working space founded on a social enterprise mission. She also talks about how the…

SOCAP14 Interview: Scott Anderson,

Scott Anderson is managing editor of In this clip Scott talks about his experience at SOCAP14 and the state of social enterprise…