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Antony Bugg-Levine: The ABCDs of Impact Investing and Social Enterprise

November 30th, 2012 - Posted by to
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Inspiring pioneers are demonstrating that business and investment can be a morally legitimate and economically effective way to tackle social challenges.
Why is this interesting?
Antony Bugg Levine on compassion, the fuel that allows any of our ventures to succeed is a recognition that we all need to take care of each other
 


Q&A with Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin | Harvard Magazine Sep-Oct 2012

November 19th, 2012 - Posted by to
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“We should have been worried before the Great Recession.” Michael E. Porter, Lawrence University Professor, and Jan W. Rivkin, Rauner professor of business administration and head of HBS’s strategy unit
Why is this interesting?
Investing in the commons is making sense to enlightened business people.
 


Barbra Streisand: 8 Must-See TEDTalks for Women

November 15th, 2012 - Posted by to ,
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Eight-time Grammy winner and notable actress Barbra Streisand on the TEDTalks she cares most deeply about.
Why is this interesting?
Katherine Fulton's TED Talk, 'You Are the Future of Philanthropy' made the list!
 


The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur – NYTimes.com

November 14th, 2012 - Posted by to ,
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In the past decade, motivated citizens initiating creative solutions to social problems have changed the humanitarian landscape.
Why is this interesting?
In this New York Times article, David Bornstein focuses on the recognition of the role played by entrepreneurs in advancing positive social changes.
 


Is a revolution in economic thinking under way? | Anatole Kaletsky

November 6th, 2012 - Posted by to
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Our current situation is conducive to revolutionary thinking, if not yet in politics, then maybe in economics.
Why is this interesting?
A reform of monetary management that could potentially restore all the output lost in the Great Recession and simultaneously eliminate the government debt burdens of the United States, Britain and most European countries