Bargaining Power for Social Entrepreneurs

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Join this Week’s Live Discussions Reclaiming the Investment Dialogue for Social Entrepreneurs Financially viable social enterprises are a scarce resource, and social entrepreneurs need to reclaim their position of power at the bargaining table, say Felix Oldenburg, Michael Vollman, Paula Cardenau and Renee Manuel, from Ashoka. What do you think? …

Broadening Fiduciary Duty – Flexible Corp And Benefit Corp Explained

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Editor’s note: The New York Times is finally catching up with this story. See “A Scorecard for Companies with a Conscience” and “Ethical Businesses with a Better Bottom Line”. BROADENING FIDUCIARY DUTY IN CALIFORNIA One proposal unleashes capital for impact investing and the other creates more accountability for corporate social …

Social Edge: The Impact Investing Wave

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News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! When Cathy Clark was at the Skoll World Forum, she noticed that successful social entrepreneurs were eager to explore for-profit revenue models: “In their efforts to build sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, social entrepreneurs are now looking …

Barriers to Global Scale

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From the publication of Social Edge News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! “In the business world, great ideas, driven by entrepreneurs, grow to serve customers around the world. But social entrepreneurs see no such market forces in their fields,” note this week’s hosts Konstanze Frischen, Jon …

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 …