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The End of Illth: In Search of an Economy That Won't Kill Us

Author: Reece, Erik
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Harper’s Magazine
Publication Year: 2013

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In the wake of the 2010 Massey mining disaster in West Virginia, the author asks whether employee ownership could improve workplace safety, and how such cooperatives might serve as a model for an alternative form of capitalism based on the sustainable use of natural and human resources.

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The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society's Toughest Problems

Authors: Eggers, William D.; Macmillan, Paul
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication Year: 2013

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World hunger. Climate change. Crumbling infrastructure. It’s clear that in today’s era of fiscal constraints and political gridlock, we can no longer turn to government alone to tackle these and other towering social problems. What’s required is a new, more collaborative and productive economic system. The Solution Revolution brings hope—revealing just such a burgeoning new economy where players from across the spectrum of business, government, philanthropy, and social enterprise converge to solve big problems and create public value.

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Doing Good and Doing Business at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Author: Agnihotri, Arpita
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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With the aid of mini cases, this article explains that there is indeed a fortune to be made at the base of the pyramid but that good fortune can be created for both corporations and poor people if the population at the bottom of the pyramid is treated as suppliers, producers, co-owners, and/or employees rather than as mere consumers...

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Mission in a Bottle: The Honest Guide to Doing Business Differently--and Succeeding

Authors: Goldman, Seth; Nalebuff, Barry; Choi, Sungyoon
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Source: Crown Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In an incredibly fun and accessible two-color graphic-book format, the cofounders of Honest Tea tell the engaging story of how they created and built a mission-driven business, offering a wealth of insights and advice to entrepreneurs, would-be entrepreneurs, and millions of Honest Tea drinkers about the challenges and hurdles of creating a successful business--and the importance of perseverance and creative problem-solving.

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Mitchell Kapor Seeks to Meld Business, Social Good

Author: Garling, Caleb
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Publication Year: 2013

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Mitch Kapor believes in William Gibson's observation, that the future is here, it's just not evenly distributed. With his wife Freada Kapor Klein, Kapor aims to close that gap. Kapor focuses on building entrepreneurial skills for social impact and funding businesses aimed at empowering low-income and minority people.

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The Rise of the Naked Economy: How to Benefit from the Changing Workplace

Authors: Coonerty, Ryan; Neuner, Jeremy
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Year: 2013

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What happens when work is no longer a place but a state of mind: when the trappings that have defined the economy as we knew it are stripped away and we start from the bare essence of what it means to make a living?

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Five Hole for Food: Entrepreneurial Strategy

Authors: Mills, Adam J.; Kietzmann, Jan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The founder of a non-profit organization that ran a cross-country ball hockey tournament in support of Food Banks Canada had to discuss the future of the organization with his team as it headed into its third year of operations. Foremost in his mind were questions about whether to continue Five Hole for Food as it had run for the first two years — organized exclusively on social media, managed completely by volunteers and funded by sponsorship donations — or else restructure it as a more formal organization, either independently or under the corporate social responsibility umbrella of a large corporation...

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The Social Entrepreneur's Playbook

Authors: MacMillan, Ian C.; Thompson, James D.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Wharton Digital Press
Publication Year: 2013

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In The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook, MacMillan and Thompson provide a tough-love approach that guides aspiring social entrepreneurs to systematically decrease uncertainty and significantly increase the likelihood of a successful social enterprise launch. They offer critical frameworks and tools to help them take the next step when they are ready.

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Child in Need Institute: Non-Profit or Hybrid?

Authors: Ghosh, Anjan; Ray, Sougata; Biswas, Indranil
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In February 2009, the additional director at the Child In Need Institute (CINI) received the most challenging assignment that CINI’s board of governors had ever given him — to prepare a comprehensive proposal recommending whether the organization should continue as a non-government organization (NGO) driven primarily by donations and grants, or should venture into social business...

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Marc Rich and Global Commodity Trading

Authors: Jones, Geoffrey G.; Storli, Espen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Examines the career of Marc Rich, the world's leading commodity trader before his criminal indictment in the United States in 1983...

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