Sustainable Business 

Social Enterprise & Impact Investing

The combined resources of government and philanthropy alone are insufficient to solve the many development challenges of the twenty first century. Over the past decade, there has been growing recognition within the private sector of

Useful resources for Social Entrepreneurs

Following the recent announcement of the UK Social Entrepreneur Index, we’ve put together a list of the great resources and sources of information recommended by the successful social entrepreneurs included in the Index.  These books,

Financial Wellness 

Employee Financial Stress is Costing Employers

Employee financial stress is a growing concern for most employers and employees.  Employee financial stress not only impacts individual employees, but such stress on employees is also a noteworthy expense to employers. The company experiences

Poverty and Prosperity

The deadly effects of social inequality

Something is very wrong in the United States and the United Kingdom, renowned epidemiologist Sir Michael Marmot told a standing room-only audience at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. While the rich continue to

Environment

New battery to store clean energy

Researchers have built a more efficient, more reliable potassium-oxygen battery, a step toward a potential solution for energy storage on the nation's power grid and longer-lasting batteries in cell phones and laptops. In a study

Health

RIP Medical Debt: Churches Shine a Light..

Nonprofits take many different forms, and some are designed specifically to work in partnership. The organization addressed here allows others to live out their mission intentions while keeping media focus on a larger, persistent medical

Impact Investing

Employee Ownership

A seat at the table

Silos tend to form as companies grow. You’ve got your office and field silos. Then, there are operations and sales silos. There are silos of executive leadership, department managers and field supervisors. Field labor has

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Oxford Conference on Business and Poverty

Welcome to the second annual Oxford Business Fights Poverty Conference. As you view this summary of the conference you will read from a series of topics like Responsible Leadership, Honoring Entrepreneurs, Employee Ownership, Mentoring, Crowdsourcing & Addressing Poverty. Please

How The Rich View The Poor

More than four years have passed since the Occupy Wall Street movement divided the country into percentages, calling the 99 percent out against the 1 percent. A voice was raised from Zucotti Park in New York City demanding reform

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