Opportunity for Collaboration – Transparency in Competition

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Social entrepreneurs need to be transparent to cooperate (that’s the social part), but they also need to rely on opacity to compete –we are entrepreneurs, after all. How can we cope with such dual personality? Our friend Peter Deitz started the conversation two years ago with Competition or Collaboration? Now is the time to …

Reclaiming the Investment Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs

kristy Sustainability News

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! Social entrepreneurs often innovate by adapting existing business models to socially-oriented outcomes. The result is a variety of for-profit, nonprofit, and hybrid business structures that have been used by entrepreneurs to create and deliver social value. But for Cathy Clark, …

The Language of Social Entrepreneurship

kristy Sustainability News

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! In a recent Wall Street Journal blog post, management consultant Gary Hamel claims that “humanizing the language and practice of management is a business imperative (as well as a moral duty).” His thinking is based on a review of corporate …