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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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Sustainability, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

GBUS 8060

Author: Larson, Andrea
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: Darden Business Publishing
Publication Year: 2013

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The purpose of this course is to provide students with practical information on the growing frontier of innovation and entrepreneurial activity at the nexus of business and natural systems. Students will look at the drivers of corporate innovation, strategic shifts, and new markets, learn skills to identify market opportunities and understand the tools, concepts, and frameworks used by companies currently pursuing sustainable business opportunities.

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Lufa Farms

Authors: Alvarez, Jose B.; Mackalski, Robert; Lobb, Annelena
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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This case explores the intricacies of a rooftop farming business, how it built a successful brand, and presents the challenges that might lie ahead for the company as the founder thinks about expansion.

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Kalamandir: Creating an Ecosystem for Livelihood Generation

Author: Surie, Gita
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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Founded in 1997, Kalamandir was established in one of the poorest tribal areas in India to revive tribal dances and arts and generate livelihoods. The question was how to scale the activities and induce socio-economic development in a sustainable way...

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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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