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Impact Investing: A Broad Market With Expanding Appeal

Impact Investing: A Broad Market With Expanding Appeal | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Today, the impact investing industry is at an inflection point, especially as the recent global financial crisis made more apparent than ever that traditional government and philanthropic funding cannot keep pace with the scope of our current...
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Report: Harnessing the Power of Social Finance | HRSDC

Report: Harnessing the Power of Social Finance | HRSDC | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
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Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - European Commission

Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion - European Commission | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Publications catalogue
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‘Social entrepreneurs’ bring new ideas, new conflicts - University World News

‘Social entrepreneurs’ bring new ideas, new conflicts - University World News | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
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Profit Meets Purpose: Why Social Entrepreneurship Suggests a Possible Future for Global Capitalism

Profit Meets Purpose: Why Social Entrepreneurship Suggests a Possible Future for Global Capitalism | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Social ventures that create new value chains while generating profit in pursuit of social goals are a direct challenge to Milton Friedman's dictum that the social purpose of a business is to generate profit for its shareholders.
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Inside a Completely Transparent Company

Inside a Completely Transparent Company | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
At Buffer, employees know everything about everyone else: how much they make, what their equity is worth--even how much they sleep.
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Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital

Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
New funding models are about to revolutionize the social sector.
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What Job Candidates Really Want: Meaningful Work

What Job Candidates Really Want: Meaningful Work | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Attract the best and the brightest by offering them purpose.
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The Most Important Business Ranking in the World

The Most Important Business Ranking in the World | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
'The Most Important Business Ranking in the World' blog post by Jay Coen Gilbert.
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Dreamstarter: A crowdfunding platform for social entrepreneurs

Dreamstarter: A crowdfunding platform for social entrepreneurs | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
StartSomeGood has partnered with leading financial services provider ING DIRECT to launch Dreamstarter, a crowdfunding initiative to boost Australia's social enterprise sector.Dreamstarter offers inspirational Australian entrepreneurs an online platform...
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Fair Trade USA’s CEO On Being A Better Social Entrepreneur

Fair Trade USA’s CEO On Being A Better Social Entrepreneur | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
There is no guidebook for changing the world; there are no roadmaps. These are uncharted waters.
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An Argument For Purpose-Driven Business: Here to Stay?

An Argument For Purpose-Driven Business: Here to Stay? | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
'An Argument For Purpose-Driven Business: Here to Stay?' blog post by Guest Contributors.
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Jeff Skoll’s top 10 World Forum hits | Pioneers Post

Jeff Skoll’s top 10 World Forum hits | Pioneers Post | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Jeff Skoll, the founder of the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, has set out his top ten highlights in the decade-long history of the event.
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Michael Porter unveils new health and happiness index

Michael Porter unveils new health and happiness index | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
The Harvard professor, who created the concept of shared value, hopes to bring social and environmental considerations to the top of the policy and corporate agenda
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Twitter's top trumps: are you the Lady Gaga of social enterprise?

Twitter's top trumps: are you the Lady Gaga of social enterprise? | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how influential you are in the world of social enterprise? Joe Jervis reveals the top 50 most connected tweeters
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Changing Business As Usual: 3 Questions for Non-profit & For-profit Innovation Leaders

Changing Business As Usual: 3 Questions for Non-profit & For-profit Innovation Leaders | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
'Changing Business As Usual: 3 Questions for Non-profit & For-profit Innovation Leaders' blog post by David Wilcox.
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What Startups Need to Understand About The Booming Corporate Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

What Startups Need to Understand About The  Booming Corporate Entrepreneurship Ecosystem | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Every year, large corporations spend billions of dollars on supporting, investing in, marketing to, and donating to small businesses, startups, and the organizations that support them.
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Shine On You Crazy Diamonds – Why Social Entrepreneurs Burn Out, and How to Avoid It

Shine On You Crazy Diamonds – Why Social Entrepreneurs Burn Out, and How to Avoid It | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
For this article I am using my NOVA method for structure – Needs, Opportunities, Values, Actions – and I will assume the reader knows what a social entrepreneur is, and what it means to burn out. N...
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A history of social finance - from the Knights Templar to artists and imperialists | Blog | Social Finance

A history of social finance - from the Knights Templar to artists and imperialists | Blog | Social Finance | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
SocialFinance.ca is a network of investors, enterprises, and enablers that are actively harnessing finance for social impact through community investment, microfinance, social enterprise, philanthropy, and responsible investment.
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5 Ways Social Enterprises Can Better Engage Corporations

5 Ways Social Enterprises Can Better Engage Corporations | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
How are large private sector companies supporting social enterprises? Are there enough collaborations where well-meaning corporations can form strategic partnerships with social enterprises to further a good cause.
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Innovation Is Not the Holy Grail (SSIR)

Innovation Is Not the Holy Grail (SSIR) | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
It is time to move from innovation as an ideology to innovation as a process.
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Change agents

Change agents | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Socially entrepreneurial organizations are often lean but always high touch.
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From CSR to Purpose Driven Business In 2013: Semantics or Substance?

From CSR to Purpose Driven Business In 2013: Semantics or Substance? | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
'From CSR to Purpose Driven Business In 2013: Semantics or Substance?' blog post by Jonathan Løw.
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5 Quick Ways to Identify a Responsible Company

5 Quick Ways to Identify a Responsible Company | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Here are 5 ways to identify a responsible company for the busy yet interested global citizen.
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The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship in B-Schools in Three Charts

The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship in B-Schools in Three Charts | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
The numbers suggest new MBAs aren't just in it for the money.
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The fireflies next time

The fireflies next time | #SocEnt | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurs are testing many ideas about the proper relationship between business and society, some of which may eventually scale up and become standard practice for organizations of all sizes.
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