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The New Nigeria: Sustainable Banking, Responsible Investment and Social Innovation

October 31, 2013, No comments

Two years ago, I wrote about the signing of the Nigerian Sustainable Banking Principles, an agreement signed by 34 banks, including the original ei ...

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The William James Foundation: Expanding Social Enterprise One Entrepreneur at a Time

September 9, 2013, No comments

Social enterprise focuses on maximizing human and environmental well-being while tending to shareholder profits. Under this style of business, you can ...

Madame Dadhitu Olkaba, a female head of household near Ambo, Ethiopia, in her on-farm demonstration plot

#SocEntChat on Creating Sustainable Solutions through Nutrients

May 30, 2013, No comments

On Wednesday, May 29th from 11:30am – 1pm EST, Join Ashoka Changemakers for a Twitter Discussion (#SocEntChat) on the power, the impact, and th ...

  • Taken at Palakkad, an agri-centric town in the Kerala, wherein the traditional form of agriculture is carried out till date.
    Nutrients for All Competition Open for Entries!
    May 10, 2013, No comments

    Ashoka’s Nutrients for All and Ashoka Changemakers are excited to launch Nutrients for All: Vitality for People and the Planet, a new competition in search of your innovative solutions that will ensure [...]

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    The top ten crowdfunding mistakes
    March 14, 2013, No comments

    Crowdfunding can be an absolute game changer for social ventures. It was for So get started. Karen GouldI'm the communications manager at StartSomeGood (http://www.startsomegood.com). We exist to empower you to become [...]

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    Week of Online Events About Social Intrapreneurship
    March 7, 2013, No comments

    Ashoka, the world’s largest organization of social entrepreneurs, teamed up with Accenture as the convening sponsor to host a global competition—The League of Intrapreneurs: Building Better Business from the Inside [...]

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    How to Bridge the Cultural Divide
    August 20, 2012, No comments

    I’ve been talking to social entrepreneurs about the variety of performance challenges they face. Recently, I wrote about the cultural chasm that can exist in a social enterprise–on one side [...]