Posts Tagged ‘ social entrepreneurship ’

Modern media ― the collaborative way

February 13, 2012
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Modern media ― the collaborative way

Begun in 2006, the GOOD media platform strives to make the world a better place by collaborating with individuals, businesses and nonprofits to produce print media, videos and events.  Focused on “doing GOOD,”   the organization has given over $1 million to several organizations including Teach for America, Ashoka, Kiva and Slow Food.  Video clips on…

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January 2012 Activities

January 26, 2012
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January 2012 Activities

Using your classroom teams in their online Wiki sites, have students conduct the following studies: Choose a company that has obtained the Benefit Corporation status.  Evaluate its reasons for opting for this status.  Has the status contributed to its sustainability model?  Support your conclusions with concrete details. Investigate the orange supplier industry.  What impact does…

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Benefit Corporation explained

January 26, 2012
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Benefit Corporation explained

The social entrepreneurial business model challenges business developers to think differently.  In this video clip, Kyle Westaway, a New York attorney specialized in social venturing with experience in building social entrepreneurial companies, presents the essential elements of the Benefit Corporation legal structure.  He differentiates it from the more traditional forms such as the LLC and…

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Causes illuminated

November 2, 2011
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Causes illuminated

  Causes illuminated http://www.onedayonearth.org/    On 11.11.11 this year, millions of people will participate in a photo extravaganza, exposing cause-related projects from around the world.  As of this writing, featured causes include: poverty, environment & nature, education, gender equality, human rights, migration & refugees, health care, humanitarian aid, and child welfare.  This could be an opportunity…

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