Social entrepreneurship The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Social entrepreneurship en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMT You Must Do Good For Your Brand to Do Well With Millennials The preference of young consumers for products linked to charities they support is so strong it is altering marketing strategies. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMT Christie Garton How the Ice Bucket Challenge Exemplifies Viral-Marketing Serendipity No one knew daring people to dump cold water on each other would go viral, so don't be afraid to try your crazy marketing idea. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:30:00 GMT Robert Tuchman One Place Entrepreneurs Should Be Allocating Their Marketing Budget But Aren't For a number of reasons, founders and executives should be putting more of their marketing dollars in this underserved area. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT Punit Dhillon Can Giveback Programs Help School Supplies Sellers Stand Out? These businesses are borrowing tricks from social entrepreneurs to break into the commodities market. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Neil Parmar 2 Ways to Mint Emotional Currency and Win the Value Proposition What if companies benefited employees, customers and communities alike and made shareholders better off? Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Peter S. Cohan 5 Secrets to Building a Business -- With Heart How you can bring your business into alignment with your values, creating a better world while making a profit. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT Lewis Howes 5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT Maite Baron How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability Trend When Paul Rice initially brought his idea for Fair Trade certified products to suppliers in the U.S., they either met him with intense skepticism or rejected him outright. Today, his model is flourishing. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:15:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT Meiko Patton Richard Branson on Why Compassion Is a Competitive Advantage Business used to be a cutthroat world where the only thing that mattered was profit -- but that's changing quickly. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:00:00 GMT Richard Branson The 3 Surprising Ways to Weave Social Good Into a Startup's DNA Here are a few ways to give your customers some 'change' for their dollar. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT Simon Lockyer From Glow-In-The-Dark Highways to 'Smog Diamonds,' One Man's Vision of a More Beautiful, Sustainable World Social designer Daan Roosegaarde has built a career applying technology to the world that exists outside our screens. Fri, 23 May 2014 13:15:00 GMT Laura Entis Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For It takes a certain something to run a business where making money is your top priority. Fri, 16 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT Jeff Boss TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.' After failing at launching a cable network, Blake Mycoskie found his passion in social entrepreneurship. Here is how he turned TOMS into a global force for good. Thu, 15 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales? This startup is using the give-back model to help reform the real estate industry. Tue, 06 May 2014 14:00:00 GMT Neil Parmar Staffers Might Love Their Jobs... And Never Tell You Social entrepreneurs must understand what really drives their employees – and not exploit them. Thu, 01 May 2014 14:00:00 GMT Aaron Hurst How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy Three traits that social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven organizations need to thrive. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT Aaron Hurst