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Communauto: A Big Idea for a Big Market

Authors: Paquin, Raymond; Etzion, Dror; Povitz, James; Gruber, Benjamin
Product Type: Cases
Source: Concordia University; McGill University
Publication Year: 2014

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The Communauto case examines a carsharing company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The case focuses primarily on Communauto’s CEO, Benoit Robert, and covers the company’s evolution and emergence as a standard-bearer for the carsharing concept in North America. At the center of the analysis is the tension that underlies this successful carsharing venture. On the one hand, like any other entrepreneur, Benoit wants to grow his organization and increase its membership. On the other, he is a social entrepreneur steadfastly committed to reducing the environmental impact of individual transportation by changing driving behavior through carsharing.

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Organic Growth at Sonnentor

Author: Sternad, Dietmar
Product Type: Cases
Source: Carinthia University of Applied Sciences
Publication Year: 2014

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From a small village in Northern Austria, Sonnentor had developed into a multinational organic food production company exporting teas, spices, and related products to more than 50 countries around the globe. The case highlights the role that ‘embedded sustainability’ plays for the success of the business and confronts the reader with Mr. Gutmann’s challenge of transferring his unique business philosophy to other domains and to a new managerial generation.

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Transforming People's Lives: The Vehicles for Change Story

Authors: Sriram, Ven; Mersha, Tigineh; Nielsen, Christine; Weiss, John C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
Publication Year: 2014

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VFC's primary purpose is to assist low-income families own vehicles so that they can achieve financial independence. Marty Schwartz, President of VFC, believed that allowing FW to retain more of its profits would allow it to grow its used car business which would bring even larger financial benefits to VFC in the long-run. In the short-term, however, this would reduce the number of vehicles awarded to low-income families-a sensitive issue for many members of his board.

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Cafédirect: Return of the Fairtrade Pioneer

Author: Vasudha, M.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Amity Research Centre
Publication Year: 2014

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The case traces the evolution of the Fairtrade Movement and emergence of Cafédirect as a Fairtrade brand posing stiff competition to the mainstream players. The case also enables discussion on the effectiveness of the Fairtrade business model and the future plans of Cafédirect.

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Global Social Entrepreneurship

Author: Marquez, Patricia
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: University of San Diego
Publication Year: 2014

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Social entrepreneurship is about how to frame problems and devise sustainable solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges. This course teaches how to combine business and management skills, imagination, passion, and the courage of individuals to effectively tackle social problems.

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Negotiating Social Value - Crisis at Fuel Safe (A, B, C)

Authors: Falcao, Horacio; St Leger, Gillian; Delicado, Nuno
Product Type: Cases
Source: INSEAD
Publication Year: 2013

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In this two-party negotiation, a large oil company accuses a social venture supplier of overcharging and threatens to take its business to lower cost for-profit competitors...

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iMatari

Authors: Badaracco, Joseph L., Jr.; Preble, Matthew
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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In late 2012, recent Harvard Business School graduate Hannah Lopez is given the opportunity to lead entry into a new market for Plámo, a company that created startup companies in Europe and emerging markets based upon existing successful business models. She had only been with the company a few months, and while excited by the opportunity, she was beginning to have some doubts about the company...

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UST Global’s Sajan Pillai: Creating a New Era of ‘Social Capital’

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Interviews
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2013

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Under Pillai, UST Global has moved ahead with plans to expand into new regions, including Africa. But the company is also working to create opportunities in the U.S. with a program called Step It Up America, which trains minority women from inner cities to work in the knowledge economy.

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VermiSoks: One Man's Food Waste Is Another Man's Tomato

Author: Bullough, Amanda
Product Type: Cases
Source: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Publication Year: 2013

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The VermiSoks case highlights the entrepreneurial challenges of building a social start-up and the circumstances surrounding a visionary idea that struggled to gain financial traction from private investors and the venture capital community.

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The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters

Author: Zuckerman, Gregory
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Portfolio Hardcover
Publication Year: 2013

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Far from the limelight, Aubrey McClendon, Harold Hamm, Mark Papa, and other wildcatters were determined to tap massive deposits of oil and gas that Exxon, Chevron, and other giants had dismissed as a waste of time. By experimenting with hydraulic fracturing through extremely dense shale—a process now known as fracking—the wildcatters started a revolution. In just a few years, they solved America’s dependence on imported energy, triggered a global environmental controversy—and made and lost astonishing fortunes.

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