Tag: the economy

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People, Planet, Profits: A Recipe for Triple Bottom Line
Amplifying Social Innovation
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.
Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Living Entrepreneurship
Startup City: Miami’s Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem » A new entrepreneurial hub city has emerged far from the sphere of Silicon Valley or the bustling Northeast. That place? Miami.
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
The Key to Economic Growth? Local Entrepreneurship » Can entrepreneurship save economies? If you ask Daniel Isenberg, the answer will always be yes.
Growing the Maker Movement at American Field
Living Entrepreneurship
Growing the Maker Movement at American Field » For entrepreneur Mark Bollman the concept of American Made isn't a trend or passing fad. It's a movement showcasing the best in American made goods, and the entrepreneurs behind them.
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital » Only about 1% of all businesses in the United States ever receive venture financing, and for women, the slice of the VC pie is even smaller.
Mapping the Entrepreneurial Spirit
Living Entrepreneurship
Mapping the Entrepreneurial Spirit » What makes certain places more entrepreneurial than others?
Accounting for Entrepreneurship Inside
Living Entrepreneurship
Accounting for Entrepreneurship Inside » Entrepreneurship and accounting are rarely, if ever, discussed together in the same sentence. PricewaterhouseCoopers, with more than 180,000 employees spread across 158 countries, is happy to change that perception.
Big Business, Startup Mentality
Living Entrepreneurship
Big Business, Startup Mentality » The oft-told story of a small startup innovating to greatness stands in contrast to the narrative of a large company caught in the innovator’s dilemma: protecting its current business by ignoring opportunities that could disrupt the status quo. In corporate environments, intrapreneurs fight bureaucracy, outdated processes, groupthink, and sheer inertia.
Amplifying Impact with AltruHelp
Amplifying Social Innovation
Amplifying Impact with AltruHelp » Mathew Paisner is not your average social innovator. He heads AltruHelp, an organization that helps businesses and colleges increase volunteerism by connecting their people to personalized volunteer projects.
Entrepreneur-Friendly Immigration Reform
Living Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur-Friendly Immigration Reform » Immigration is a hot-button issue but, whatever their feelings about comprehensive immigration reform, business leaders and advocates are pushing the message that the political snarl over immigration is hurting American business by preventing the world’s best and brightest from working here.