News and Articles About Social entrepreneurship
With transparency gaining steam, entrepreneurs should consider jumping on the bandwagon. The founders of ethical-fashion startup Zady share advice on how to do so.
To get a sense for what it's like starting up environment-friendly and social ventures today, we reached out to three founders based out of NYC's Green Spaces incubator.
Kenna Zemedkun has launched television shows, carved out his own music genre, created new ways of raising money for the issues he cares about and helped overhaul a social networking site.
Going into business doesn't require sacrificing your ideals. Here are three lessons we learned about doing good and doing well.
In honor of Giving Tuesday, our startup of the month is looking to buck the fast-fashion trend for a consumer-conscious model, while also donating a portion of sales to charity.
Your business -- be it small or large -- has the opportunity and responsibility to do good in your community.
Adam Braun set up his mission-driven organization to operate with the efficiency and transparency of a Fortune 500 best-in-class business.
From environmental degradation to societal upheaval, our world is continually challenging businesses to innovate. Knowing how to overcome these obstacles will determine if you succeed or fail as an entrepreneur.
You may have TOMS shoes on your feet and Warby Parker glasses on your face, but this company wants to get into your underwear drawer.
This new class of corporation can help hold your company accountable to its social and environmental goals. Find out how it might also help you increase sales.
Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurs trying to both make money and benefit a social mission are often playing a game of chicken and egg. For some, the social cause rises above all else. For others, a successful business model comes first.
Patagonia is the biggest apparel brand to commit to Fair Trade standards so far, joining a select group of mission-driven entrepreneurial brands like yoga-apparel company prAna and shoemaker Oliberte.
At Mashable's Social Good Summit, Melinda Gates stressed the importance of using technology to make the world a better place.
Starting a social enterprise isn't about making sacrifices or doing something extra. It's doing things better in the interest of being more successful.
Pursuit of profits is still paramount. But getting there with a social element is possible.
Deciding what social causes to commit your company to means taking a careful look at a few key factors. Here are three to consider.
In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal talks about the importance of choosing an entrepreneurial venture based on fulfillment.
In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, Miki Agrawal discusses the importance of living the life you want, not what others expect of you.
At this year's Nexus Global Youth Summit, a panel of Hollywood heavyweights provided the skinny on how to get a celeb's endorsement.
Kite Patch makes people virtually undetectable by mosquitoes and could save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases.
The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
If young people today are supposed to want to change the world, consider turning your attention to education. Here's how you can make a real and lasting impact.
The questions entrepreneurs ask themselves before launching are often just as pivotal as the idea itself. Here's a look at how one young trep made those tough choices.
During a panel discussion at the World Innovation Forum, the founder of student organization Kairos Society discussed why large corporations need to look to the millennial generation for innovation.