Social business

EVA LONGORIA ANNOUNCED AS JUDGE OF THE VENTURE COMPETITION

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Paris, May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- World-renowned actress, businesswoman and philanthropist, Eva Longoria, joins the The Venture - Chivas Regal’s search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world - panel of judges, which includes Alexandre Ricard, Joe Huff (Founder of LSTN Sound Co.) and Sonal Shah (founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation).

Improving Life in Urban Communities

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AECOM Impact blog

Louis Scipione, an environmental scientist based in AECOM’s Sydney, Australia, office, visited Hyderabad, India, with his colleagues Sean and Zara, to participate in Pollinate Energy’s Young Professional program. He talks about his experience and why it will stay with him and his team forever. 

New Global Study Finds Companies Advanced in Social Business Actively Leveraging Social Data

Nearly 80 percent analyze social data; 67 percent integrate it into systems and processes to improve business decisions
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – New research released today by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte reveals that nearly two thirds of surveyed companies around the world find social business initiatives —including social media, social software and social networks—are positively impacting t

Webinar - Innovating for Shared Value

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Innovating for Shared Value

Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 11:00 am EST

Enable social innovation at your organization. Join this webinar to learn how to create value for your company through social innovation.

Haiti: Sustainable Help with Social Business [VIDEO]

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Four years after the disastrous earthquake Haiti's population has to count on helping hands. Instead of one-time donations Yunus Social Business and SAP engaged with a long-term commitment and encourage young entrepreneurs and support them to rebuild their country. On Alexis Claude’s chicken farm people work together to generate money and finance a primary school in the rural area of Haiti. Running on SAP solutions the employees can optimize their workflows and create a new future for Haiti's children.

Social Enterprises Must Move Beyond Purpose

Now that every marketing campaign involves a slice of giving back, what can businesses for good do to set themselves apart?
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Once upon a time, it was easy for a social enterprise to stand out and get noticed. Early entrants to the space were rewarded handsomely with attention and accolades because of their higher calling and charitable business models. But if you’re a social business trying to differentiate in today’s marketplace, purpose is no longer a golden ticket. Here’s why:

Purpose is pervasive

Elegant Roots and Turquoise Mountain

A Social Biz Teams with a Not-For-Profit
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ElegantRoots, a social business committed to opening the American market to artisan goods -- supporting traditional arts to preserve traditional lifestyles -- teams up with the not-for-profit Turquoise Mountain, which is creating artist coops in Kabul in order to revive the traditonal arts of Afghanistan, revive a sense of national identity, and create economic and educational opportunities.

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ElegantRoots, a social business committed to opening the American market to artisan goods -- supporting traditional arts to preserve traditional lifestyles -- teams up with the not-for-profit Turquoise Mountain, which is creating artist coops in Kabul in order to revive the traditonal arts of Afghanistan, revive a sense of national identity, and create economic and educational opportunities.

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