Amplifying Social Innovation

Social innovation is an approach to problem solving that changes underlying social dynamics in a sustainable and scalable way. Find out how organizations across industries are creating new structures of education, communication, and production to alleviate the causes of some of the world’s most complex dilemmas, while simultaneously generating economic value.

People, Planet, Profits: A Recipe for Triple Bottom Line
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People, Planet, Profits: A Recipe for Triple Bottom Line » Why Ramon Mendiola, CEO of FIFCO, merged the company’s business strategy with corporate social responsibility.
Disrupting the Status Quo
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Disrupting the Status Quo » Social innovators Rosanne Haggerty and Michael Sorrell are challenging traditional models of doing business, using entrepreneurship to reshape and reimagine the communities—and the world—we live in
Tackling Sustainability Goals with Social Innovation in Liberia
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Tackling Sustainability Goals with Social Innovation in Liberia » Taylor Quinn and Marvin Tarawally are using entrepreneurial thought and action to tackle combat malnutrition and advance education in Liberia.
How Coca-Cola is Leading Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World
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How Coca-Cola is Leading Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World » What does it mean to empower women? For the Coca-Cola Company, women’s empowerment takes form in 5by20, a global initiative to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the company’s value chain by 2020.
Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time
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Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time » Sets of three are lucky in Cambodia. But when Dr. Gavin Armstrong incorporated his company Lucky Iron Fish on 12/12/12, he wasn’t thinking much about luck. Rather, he was launching an innovative solution to one of Cambodia's biggest problems; iron deficiency.
Corporate Social Responsibility from the Bottom Up
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Corporate Social Responsibility from the Bottom Up » How can companies empower citizens of the world’s war-torn economies? For Shainoor Khoja, the answer includes bringing those citizens into the organization’s business model.
Can the Collaborative Economy Fix Climate Change?
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Can the Collaborative Economy Fix Climate Change? » How collaborative economy ventures, including car-sharing platforms such as BlaBlaCar, Lyft, and Uber, are helping combat climate change.
Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty
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Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty » Rocked by the painful loss of her toddler, Catalina Escobar channeled her grief into action.
Bobby Sager: “You Need to Understand Your Customer”
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Bobby Sager: “You Need to Understand Your Customer” » How did Bobby Sager, who grew up outside of Boston and married his high school sweetheart, become the international philanthropic force he is today?
Running a Business Rooted in Mission
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Running a Business Rooted in Mission » What happens if an organization’s business side conflicts with its mission?