social entrepreneurship

TOMS Marketplace

TOMS Launches TOMS Marketplace to Sell Other Socially Conscious Brands

One for One brand TOMS is launching TOMS Marketplace, an online retail destination that features a curated collection of socially conscious products from…
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Business Planning Tips for Equitable and Sustainable Development Organizations

While the availability of capital for social entrepreneurs is rising, creating a solid traditional business plan is still important.
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The Role of Social Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Business

Social entrepreneurship can be thought of as a unique, totally mission-driven form of sustainable business. Corporate-focused CSR efforts are not the only type…
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SOCAP: Leaving an Impact After You’re Gone

Premal Shah, President of Kiva.org, summed up the week at SOCAP13: “If everything you do, you do for yourself, then when you die…
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You Like Bikes. You Like Ice Cream. How About Bike-Churned Ice Cream?

Peddler’s Creamery, where employees and customers pedal a bike to churn the ice cream, is the first of its kind in L.A. The…
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How Runa is Empowering Ecuadorian Farmers

We had a chance to speak with Dan Maccombie about his exciting journey in the tea industry. Here’s an excerpt of that interview.
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Fledge Hatches a Second Clutch of Fledglings

Fledge's second round of "fledglings" gather at HUB Seattle and take their first steps in a ten-week journey that will take them from…
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Social Reconfiguration: Can We Do More With Less?

Social entrepreneurs working independently is inefficient. Networks are critical for social entrepreneurs to scale their impact. Civil society needs to think about how…
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How Business Plan Competitions Can Jump-Start a Social Enterprise

Learn how business plan competitions can help social enterprises succeed.
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Social Entrepreneurship Was Created to Foster Transformational Change

What is the real definition of social entrepreneurship?
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Earthquake Recovery in Japan: Entrepreneurs to the Rescue

Through its fellowship for young business leaders, ETIC is enlisting 200 fellows from some of the biggest corporations in Japan to move to…
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What’s Your Inspiration Capital?

This article discusses the challenges of social entrepreneurship and staying motivated to overcome hurdles. Inspiration capital is the motivational force created by your…
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Asian Philanthropy Includes Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Giving

Last week, Give2Asia, a $25-million-a-year international charity, celebrated ten years of philanthropy. Over its history, the charity has given out $201 million in…
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SOCAP 2012 Nurtures Social Entrepreneurship and Disruptive Tech Through Impact Accelerator

SOCAP 2012 came with a twist: an Impact Accelerator that included 100 social entrepreneurs, sponsored by Halloran Philanthropies and other socially minded enterprises.…
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Collaboration Attracts Impact Investors to New Jersey Community Development Projects

Collaboration among sectors can revitalize the economy and improve people’s lives. And it’s happening now. Get inspired.