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DonorsChoose.org: How Technology Facilitated a New Funding Model

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Murray, Sarah
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2015

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Best had not set out to influence public education policy. He simply wanted to raise some money to pay for classroom materials and experiences, such as trips to museums and nature preserves, which his school could not afford. But his idea for using the Internet to connect individual donors to teachers who needed extra learning resources was to turn into something far bigger than he had ever imagined…

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Fairphone: Organising for Sustained Social Impact

Authors: Akemu, Onajomo; Whiteman, Gail
Product Type: Cases
Source: Erasmus University
Publication Year: 2015

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With no previous experience in the mobile phone industry, Bas van Abel, an industrial designer based in Amsterdam, started Fairphone as an NGO awareness campaign in March 2010. He hoped that by inviting the public to design collaboratively a prototype of a “fair” smartphone, the campaign would raise the Dutch public’s awareness of the link between mobile phones and minerals mined in the context of a bitter civil conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Van Abel did not intend to produce a functional, commercial smartphone; his goal was simply to raise public awareness. However, by January 2013, through a series of serendipitous events, interaction with industry actors, and encouragement from sections of the Dutch public, the awareness campaign had morphed into the social enterprise Fairphone.

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The Vulnerability Economy: Zero-Days, Cybersecurity, and Public Policy (A, B)

Authors: Narayanamurti, Venkatesh; Ellis, Ryan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
Publication Year: 2015

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Zero-day vulnerabilities are key components of computer viruses, worms, and other forms of malware. Vendors and security firms seek these flaws in order to patch and fix insecure software and hardware. Increasingly, however, nation states and criminals purchase zero-days from independent security researchers in order to develop new destructive cyberweapons and capabilities. Managing the growing trade in zero-day vulnerabilities is a key challenge for policymakers and corporate leaders…

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World Health Partners: Leveraging Entrepreneurship for Health Care Delivery

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2014

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When Kumar got an opportunity to start a SkyHealth center as a franchisee of World Health Partners (WHP), a New Delhi-based non-profit, he decided to take it. “For a villager, however much he may want to, it is next-to-impossible to consult a doctor in the city. Technology has now made it possible. I took up the WHP franchisee because I was sure it would work,” says Kumar.

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Bringing Israeli Innovation to Africa

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Interviews; Multimedia
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2014

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In 2008, Borowich-Ya’ari set up Innovation: Africa, a non-profit that brings Israeli innovation to African villages. In five years, Innovation: Africa has provided electricity, clean water, food and medical care to more than 450,000 people in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi and Uganda.

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Business Is About Innovation, So Why Do We Teach It In The Same Old Way?

Author: Freeman, R. Edward
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Forbes.com
Publication Year: 2013

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We are already know that MOOCs are a disruptive innovation in higher education. That issue is pretty much a foregone conclusion. The curious thing is that it has taken this long for it to happen…

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PATH and the Safe Water Project (A, B, C, D)

Seeking Market-Based Solutions to Global Health Challenges; Empowering the Poor through User-Centered Design; Improving Access to Safe Water Through Innovative Sales and Distribution Models; Making Safe Water Products More Affordable

Authors: Zenios, Stefanos A.; Denend, Lyn; Elliott, Tim
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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This case provides an overview of the nonprofit organization PATH and its Safe Water Project-a five-year effort launched in late 2006 with $17 million in funding from the global development unit of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Over the course of the grant, PATH conducted approximately 10 pilots in four countries. In the process, the Safe Water Project team accumulated substantial insights related to user-centered design, access, and affordability...

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Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology

Author: Madrigal, Alexis
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Da Capo Press
Publication Year: 2013

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Few today realize that America’s relationship with green technology is far from a recent development. The truth is Americans have been inventing green for more than a century…

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TED Talks: Video Collection

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Product Type: Reading Collections
Source: TED
Publication Year: 2013

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This video collection of TED Talks highlights social, environmental and ethical issues related to business and can be used as an introduction to this varied video library on fascinating ideas by remarkable people.

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Low-carbon, Indigenous Innovation in China

Author: Vietor, Richard H.K.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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For the past seven years or so, the Chinese government has been powering ahead with industrial policies to promote low-carbon energy technologies--wind, solar, electric batteries and vehicles, nuclear power, and even carbon capture and sequestration. The net effects of these initiatives leave low-carbon energy industries in the United States in the dust...

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