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What is a Social Entrepreneur?

What is a Social Entrepreneur?

What is a Social Entrepreneur? The term “social entrepreneur” is becoming more and more popular in every day business articles, blogs and discussions. So what is a Social Entrepreneur?  Wikipedia definition: “ A social entrepreneur recognizes a social problem and uses entrepreneurial principles to organize, create and manage a venture to achieve social change (a social venture). While a business entrepreneur typically measures performance in profit and return, a social entrepreneur focuses on creating social capital. Thus, the … Read entire article »

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How Socially Responsible is Your Business?

How Socially Responsible is Your Business?

How Socially Responsible is Your Business? Socially responsible companies are changing the way people look at business and as such, businesses’ successes are no longer measured by merely large profits. THE BIG QUESTIONS: How can we measure how “socially responsible” a company is being? Beth Richardson, director of GIIRS http://giirs.org/, which stands for Global Impact Investment Rating System, discusses her new contribution to the socially responsible business world.  GIIRS is a groundbreaking, new rating system designed to give … Read entire article »

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50 best blogs for green businesses

50 best blogs for green businesses

50 Best Online Resources for Green Businesses How is your business giving back? If you’re a small business, you can agree that many of your consumers are going crazy for green products and businesses right now, and the trend isn’t likely to change in the coming years, especially as gas prices rise and conservation of resources becomes an even more pressing issue. To see a list  of the 50 best blogs for businesses wanting to go green, check … Read entire article »

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Businesses Who See In Green

Businesses Who See In Green

Many Businesses Are Seeing in “Green” Fortune magazine includes a section listing who they believe (their editors) is the top most socially responsible companies. It’s great to see a well-known financial magazine giving the topic of “social responsibility” a moment of spotlight. I have included the list below with commentary by Louis Berger, a Justmeans staff writer who covers trends in the socially responsible investment space. (original source www.justmeans.com) 1. Statoil – Fortune’s pick for the … Read entire article »

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