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Sep 18, 2014 – A Master Class on Creating the Startup Tech Social Enterprise

Event Posted: Sep 10, 2014 – 01:15 PM EST

Do you know what to look for in a social enterprise? Does your social enterprise stack up? In this Master Class, MacArthur Fellow and Benetech CEO Jim Fruchterman will lead you through the highly successful Benetech methodology for assessing new social enterprises. In...

Ashoka U Celebrates Partnership with The Moxie Foundation

Published: Sep 04, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

Arlington, VA, Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - The Moxie Foundation is partnering with Ashoka U to raise standards and accessibility of social entrepreneurship programs at colleges and universities around the world. With the support of a $1.1 million gift from the Moxie Foundation, Ashoka...

Twelve Industry Companies Develop Novel Methodology for Product Social Impact Assessment

Published: Sep 01, 2014 – 06:00 AM EST

Amsterdam, Sep. 01 /CSRwire/ - A group of companies united in the Roundtable for Product Social Metrics announces the publication of the Handbook for Product Social Impact Assessment, a practical tool for sustainability professionals. The handbook describes an innovative methodology for assessing a...

Largest SOCAP to Date Will Host Over 180 Panels and Convene 2,500 Attendees on Impact Investing, Social Entrepreneurship and Using Business to Create Positive Social Impact

Published: Aug 27, 2014 – 12:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - This year's annual Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP) - SOCAP14, taking place from September 2-5 in San Francisco, will unite innovators in business, finance, tech, the sharing economy, health, philanthropy and more to advance environmental and...

Social Venture Network Announces 2014 Innovation Award Winners

Published: Aug 11, 2014 – 11:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug. 11 /CSRwire/ - Deforestation. Pollution. Soil degradation. Poverty. These are just a handful of the critical social and environmental problems Social Venture Network's 2014 Innovation Award winners are addressing through groundbreaking business practices. From stoves that save 10 tons...

GoodCompany Ventures Responds to President’s Climate Data Initiative

Published: Jul 29, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

GoodCompany Ventures is pleased to announce, in response to the President's call to action via the Climate Data Initiative (CDI), the launch of Climate Ventures 2.0. In collaboration with NASA, the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, the Impact Hub, the MIT Climate CoLab and...

Points of Light Civic Accelerator Invests $50,000 Each in Two Startups: Piggybackr and Project SYNCERE

Published: Jun 30, 2014 – 05:32 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - The Points of Light Civic Accelerator will invest $50,000 each in Piggybackr and Project SYNCERE, one for-profit and one nonprofit startup selected by their social enterprise peers. The Civic Accelerator is the first accelerator and investment fund in...

Fishing in a Dead Sea

Published: Jun 26, 2014 – 08:16 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 26 /CSRwire/ - Nadya Zhexembayeva, professor and consultant to companies as varied as Coca-Cola, Henkel, and Vienna Insurance, asserts that the future of competitive advantage will come from how companies deal with resource scarcity, not from "blue oceans" of uncontested...

Increasing Energy Access in Off-Grid Africa

Published: Jun 23, 2014 – 05:13 PM EST

NEW YORK and KIGALI, Jun. 23 /CSRwire/ - NOTS Impact Enterprises, an emerging impact business focused on renewable energy, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with the mission of making lighting and charcoal production sustainable in Africa by 2025. NOTS already...

NOPE Becomes Richmond, Virginia's Newest Certified B Corp

Published: Jun 22, 2014 – 07:19 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va., Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - Natural Organic Process Enterprises (NOPE) has joined the ranks of the Certified B Corp. Community. Other B Corps include Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Patagonia Sportswear, and Etsy. B Corp certification is a rigorous third party assessment...

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