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The Social Innovation Benefits to the Business Bottom Line

Joseph Agoada | Posted 10.01.2016 | Impact
Joseph Agoada

How can business value be derived from public sector innovation? One way is by meeting a need of an underserved population. Through exploring that need a business can create a valuable product or service and establish a more inclusive economy.

The Real Purpose Of The Purpose Economy

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

Purpose driven profit isn't just about a better future. It is changing lives today. And it's empowering us, as consumers, to be a part of the process -- reducing teen pregnancies, malnutrition, suicide rates, sex trafficking and dozens of other human atrocities by buying things we love, like gourmet chocolate and luxury sheets.

Social Entrepreneurship: 8 Companies That Impress Activists & Investors Alike

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

By marrying purpose and profit, these innovative companies address social and environmental challenges in a way that is financially sustainable--a virtuous cycle that benefits all involved.

The Nightmare at the Branding Party

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

You don't want to be the brand having that kind of conversation that sends people looking for the nearest exit or delete button or channel changer, do you?

Leslie Dach, Walmart VP, On Business And Social Good

The Huffington Post | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

As sustainability, and double or triple bottom lines move increasingly to the forefront of business leaders' minds, one example of real progress might...

How We Can End Abject Poverty Instantly

Peter Walters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Peter Walters

Today, skip the Starbucks coffee (it's burnt anyway) and put your dollars towards a cause that you believe in -- because to impart real, meaningful change in the world, people will need to believe that the underlying causes of poverty are solvable. I do.

The Business of Hope

Paul Lamb | Posted 06.11.2013 | Impact
Paul Lamb

Instead of begging for grants, why couldn't nonprofits become self sustaining and simultaneously meet their mission by launching their own businesses?