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Corporate 'Venturing' is Producing Tangible Social Impacts

FOMIN | Posted 11.25.2015 | Impact
FOMIN

Companies are beginning to understand that they are uniquely positioned to scale up proven solutions to social and environmental problems, and that they have a role in addressing the challenges associated with poverty.

When Doing Good Is Good Business

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Vivian Norris

Now there is a generation of students, who in the past would have attended top business schools such as Harvard, HEC, INSEAD, and LSE, who are looking for more from their careers than simply bringing home a large paycheck. They want to give back from the start.

Starbucks Jumps On Latest Food Craze

AP | Posted 09.22.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Starbucks wants a taste of the Greek yogurt craze. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it's teaming up with French food and drink co...

Behind the Brands

Raymond C. Offenheiser | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Raymond C. Offenheiser

The system is poised for change. Now is the time for all of us to show companies that it is in their interests to lead. No brand is too big not to listen to its customers, and if enough of us urge the "Big 10" to do what is right, they will have no choice but to listen.

Andrea Stone

Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus Wants To Put 'Social' In 'Business' To Help Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The Nobel Peace Prize winner who invented microcredit presented his latest idea for combating poverty, "social business," to the State D...

Nestle Expands In China With Large Stake In Candymaker

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

SINGAPORE/ZURICH (Saeed Azhar and Silke Koltrowitz) - Nestle, the world's largest food company, is paying a hefty $1.7 billion for a 60 percent st...

China's Ambivalent Tiger Moms: When in Rome...

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.29.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In the People's Republic, contemporary mothers, flooded with information that promote a more liberal model of modern parenting, are conflicted.

Muhammad Yunus: Social Business, the Financial Crisis and the Little Engine that Could

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

Muhammad Yunus, the poor, and countries which we have always considered "underdeveloped" have a lot to teach us about sustainability!