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Energy Efficiency, Innovation, and Job Creation in California

Author: Roland-Holst, David
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: University of California Berkeley
Publication Year: 2008

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This study examines the economy-wide employment effects of California’s landmark efficiency policies over the last thirty-five years. Energy efficiency measures have, enabled California households to redirect their expenditures toward other goods and services, creating about 1.5 million jobs.

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Doing Well by Doing Good: A Leader’s Guide

Authors: Brainerd, Mary; Campbell, Jim; Davis, Richard
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: McKinsey Quarterly
Publication Year: 2013

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Addressing community problems increasingly requires cooperation among the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Here, three executives explain how a civic alliance in America’s Minneapolis–Saint Paul region may point toward an operating model.

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India

The Road to Inclusive Growth

Authors: Iyer, Lakshmi; Schlefer, Jonathan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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In 2010, India faced the challenge of achieving the twin goals of double digit GDP growth and inclusive development. Would the Congress party, which won a strong electoral mandate in 2009, be able to achieve these goals in a context of rising internal conflict, fiscal constraints, regional instability and a global economic slowdown?

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Expanding Economic Opportunity: The Role of Large Firms

Author: Jenkins, Beth
Product Type: Cases
Source: John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Publication Year: 2007

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This report explores four key strategies companies can use to expand economic opportunity...

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Unleashing Entrepreneurship: Making Business Work for the Poor

Report to the Secretary - General of the United Nations

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Commission on the Private Sector & Development
Publication Year: 2004

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In this report to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the Commission focuses on how business can create domestic employment and wealth, free local entrepreneurial energies, and help achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

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Profile: Majora Carter

Author: BusinessWeek.com
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: BusinessWeek.com
Publication Year: 2008

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Green activist Majora Carter made her name tackling joblessness in the South Bronx through daring green building programs...

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Job Creation or Destruction? Labor Market Effects of Wal-Mart Expansion

Author: Basker, Emek
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: The Review of Economics and Statistics, The MIT Press. V 87 (2005), Issue 1, P 174-183
Publication Year: 2005

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This paper estimates the effect of Wal-Mart expansion on retail employment at the county level...

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ASAFE

Strategic Challenges for E-Commerce Promotion in Central Africa

Authors: Ernst, Andreas; Martin, Maximilian
Product Type: Cases
Source: Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
Publication Year: 2003

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ASAFE empowers entrepreneurial women in Cameroon to take advantage of the opportunities that private enterprise and initiative can provide for economic betterment. Founded in 1989, ASAFE began to promote e-commerce and e-readiness in 1999.

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Husk Power

Authors: Lassiter, Joseph B.; Misra, Sid
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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Husk is an Indian startup founded in 2007 with the goal of global rural electrification. The company has decided to pivot from operating biomass gasification plants towards developing solar microgrids in India and East Africa…

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Can Whole Foods Change the Way Poor People Eat?

Author: McMillan, Tracie
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Slate
Publication Year: 2014

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How grocer Whole Foods is trying to challenge elitism, racism, and obesity in Detroit...

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Firestone and the Warlord

Authors: Miller, T. Christian; Jones, Jonathan
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: ProPublica
Publication Year: 2014

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This article details the relationship between the global Firestone corporation and the warlord Charles Taylor during the Liberian civil war. It also brings to light not only the ethical and other challenges multinational corporations can face, but also how corporations address issues of risk management and the cost of doing business in conflict zones.

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Bridge the Gap: Rebuilding America’s Middle Skills

Authors: Burrowes, Jennifer; Young, Alexis; Restuccia, Dan; Fuller, Joseph; Raman, Manjari
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Accenture
Publication Year: 2014

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The underemployment of middle-class workers presents a serious challenge to America's economy if left unchecked. At the same time, employers in many industries and regions are facing worker shortages for jobs requiring more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year college degree. Addressing this market failure is one key to rebooting the standard of living for American workers and the competitiveness of American firms...

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In South Carolina, A Program That Makes Apprenticeships Work

Author: Berliner, Uri
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles; Multimedia
Source: NPR
Publication Year: 2014

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While apprenticeship programs have been on the decline in most of the U.S., South Carolina is working to change that trend...

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Thought Leader Interview: Paul Osterman

Authors: Christensen, Karen; Osterman, Paul
Product Type: Interviews; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Rotman School of Management
Publication Year: 2014

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Labor market expert Paul Osterman discusses inequality and how business how leaders must address the realities of the changing workforce and build a strategy for moving forward.

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Applied “Womenomics”

Author: Binns, Corey
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2014

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How Goldman Sachs deployed a far-reaching, data-driven strategy to further the cause of women's entrepreneurship...

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The Business Case for Racial Equity

Authors: Turner, Ani; Acevedo-Garcia, Dolores; Gaskin, Darrell; LaVeist, Thomas; Williams, David R.; Segal, Laura; Miller, George
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Altarum Institute; W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Publication Year: 2013

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Striving for racial equity – a world where race is no longer a factor in the distribution of opportunity – is a matter of social justice. But moving toward racial equity can generate significant economic returns as well...

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Greyston Bakery: Teaching Note

Author: Leipziger, Deborah
Product Type: Notes
Source: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2013

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This Teaching Note is designed to be used with the case Greyston Bakery.

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Chinese State-Owned Enterprises In Africa: Myths And Realities

Authors: Chintu, Namukale; Williamson, Peter J.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Ivey Business Journal
Publication Year: 2013

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Chinese state-owned enterprises are often depicted as the new colonials in Africa, rapacious exploiters who lack transparency and good corporate citizenship. But the reality is rather different.

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Poverty and Inequality: Persistent Challenges and New Solutions

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Publication Year: 2013

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This report, produced by the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, examines the changing patterns of poverty and inequality as well as potential solutions.

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Jobs and Social Innovation

Author: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2013

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Opportunity has become one of the most perplexing questions of our times. Job creation is an imperative, and it calls for innovation in social institutions.

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Homeboy Industries Reboots the Lives of Tattooed Former Gangbangers, and Even One CEO

Author: McGray, Douglas
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Fast Company
Publication Year: 2012

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Homeboy Industries, the passion project of an L.A. priest, has brought life reboots to hundreds of former criminals, including onetime gang members and the fallen CEO of mega-construction company KB Home.

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India 2012: The Challenges of Governance

Authors: Iyer, Lakshmi; Vietor, Richard H.K.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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In January 2012, the government of India faced significant challenges... Policy reforms were hampered by several recent corruption scandals, widespread citizen protests against corruption, and disagreements with coalition partners. Could India make the right decisions needed to lift hundreds of millions of citizens out of poverty?

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Samasource: Give Work, Not Aid

Authors: Gino, Francesca; Staats, Bradley R.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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Different from traditional business process outsourcing companies, Samasource relied on a marginalized population of workers to execute the work. The case explores how the company can grow its capability to help individuals around the globe through the provision of digital work.

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Community Values and Land Use Decisions

Author: Nadler, Judy
Product Type: Cases
Source: Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Publication Year: 2011

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The town of Weldon is roiled by controversy over the opening of a new "Vegas-style" restaurant featuring scantily dressed waitresses, in this fictionalized case study by Center Senior Fellow in government Ethics Judy Nadler. How should the city decide whether to let the restaurant move in?

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Next Street, LLC

Authors: Ruback, Richard S.; Yudkoff, Royce
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

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Next Street was a for-profit business that aimed to increase the growth, profitability and success of its client companies, thereby enhancing economic development, wealth and job creation in the inner city.

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Gone Rural

Author: Perold, Andre F.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

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Gone Rural employs 750 women in rural communities across Swaziland to produce handwoven baskets and other hand-crafted items. The company has a strong social mission to improve the economic situation of these women and wants to grow rapidly. Allows students to discuss whether and how for-profit and social objectives can co-exist.

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North American Free Trade Agreement

Free For Whom?

Authors: Shapiro, Helen; Dininio, Phyllis
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 1994

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Mexico, the United States, and Canada have negotiated a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that would create the largest free trade zone in the world. The union would build on the three-year-old Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada. Proponents claim that NAFTA is a "win-win-win" situation, but its detractors argue that it would reduce wages, create unemployment, and generate environmental problems.

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The Indego Africa Project

Authors: McGinn, Kathleen L.; Gordon, Rachel
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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Indego connects cooperatives to the international retail market for handmade artisan products, helps those cooperatives build their business capacity, and develops and delivers classroom training in life and business skills for cooperative members.

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ApproTEC Kenya

Technologies to Fight Poverty and Create Wealth

Author: Rangan, V. Kasturi
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2006

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ApproTEC markets a range of technologies to improve the income of subsistence farmers and other small-scale entrepreneurs in East Africa. Having achieved considerable success in its first eight years, the two founders/entrepreneurs are seeking ways to scale the impact of its operations across Eastern and Southern Africa. The question is, what should they do to accomplish this?

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The Greening of DUMBO

Authors: Eccles, Robert G.; Edmondson, Amy C.; Prabhu, Abhijit
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2010

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This year, the DUMBO BID must decide if it should continue its small actions or pursue a neighborhood-wide Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating while constrained by its budget, staff size, and the recession.

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The ReUse People: Turning Scrap to Sales

Authors: Corbett, Charles J.; Powell, William G.
Product Type: Cases
Source: UCLA Anderson School of Management
Publication Year: 2009

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This case discusses The ReUse People, an organization that specializes in deconstruction of buildings, with the aim of reusing as much of the materials as possible, hence keeping them out of landfill.

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The Clean Energy Economy: Repowering Jobs, Businesses and Investments Across America

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts
Publication Year: 2009

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America’s clean energy economy is dawning as a critical component of the nation’s future.

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Reciclare: Rethinking the Future

Authors: Fischer, Rosa Maria; Da Rocha Borba, Paulo; Bose, Monica; Schoenmaker de Pedreira, Luana
Product Type: Cases
Source: Social Enterprise Knowledge Network
Publication Year: 2009

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In 2006, Reciclare, an association of scavengers of paper, cardboard and reusable materials founded by formerly homeless people from the city of Guariní, celebrated its 16th anniversary. Despite the experience it had gained over this time, its sustainability still faced countless challenges.

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The Role of the Extractive Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity

Authors: Wise, Holly; Shtylla, Sokol
Product Type: Cases
Source: John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Publication Year: 2007

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This report explores four key strategies companies can use to expand economic opportunity: 1) creating inclusive business models; 2) developing human capital; 3) building institutional capacity; and 4) helping to optimize the "Rules of the Game."

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Web-Conference: Low-Wage Workers in the Coming Economy

Authors: Blake-Beard, Stacy; Ernst Kossek, Ellen; Popovich, Mark; Scully, Maureen
Product Type: Multimedia
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
Publication Year: 2009

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On November 20th, 2009, Aspen CBE hosted a web-conference on "Low-Wage Workers in the Coming Economy."

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Blueprint for Success: Spend More on Training

Author: Pfeffer, Jeffrey
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2007

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A country's or a company's competitive advantage in the current global economy depends primarily on its people's skills, talent, and educational attainment.

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High Road or Low Road? Job Quality in the New Green Economy

Author: Mattera, Philip
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Good Jobs First
Publication Year: 2009

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The fact that an employer is engaged in a business that benefits the environment does not necessarily mean that the employees of that enterprise are going to be treated well.

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Dastkaari at Kashf Foundation (A)

Authors: Tirmizi, S.; Hussain, N.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Lahore University of Management Sciences (SEDC)
Publication Year: 2005

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Kashf was set up in 1996 as Pakistan's first microfinance organization, providing microfinance services solely to women.

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The Greyston Bakery - A Model of "Social Enterprise"

Author: Weatherhead School of Management
Product Type: Mini-Cases
Source: Case Western Reserve University
Publication Year: 2005

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The Greyston Bakery, a for-profit business, incorporates the positive societal agenda into its core business practice via hiring individuals “chronically unemployed” due to lack of skills and education, as well as histories of homelessness, drug addiction and incarceration.

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Public Companies with Broad-based Stock Options: Corporate Performance from 1992-1997

Authors: Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas; Sesil, James; Kroumova, Maya
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The National Center for Employee Ownership
Publication Year: 2002

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This report compares the performance of corporations that offer their employees broad-based stock option plans to those that do not offer their employees broad-based stock option plans.

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Specialisterne: Sense & Details

Authors: Austin, Robert D.; Wareham, Jonathan; Busquets, Javier
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2008

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The case helps students to examine the challenges of growing a for-profit social enterprise business, as well as to examine the software testing business.

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Toyota Trains India Teens

Author: Lakshman, Natasha
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: BusinessWeek.com
Publication Year: 2008

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Toyota's Bangalore institute aims to give poor teenagers a leg up and produce skilled workers for the subcontinent's auto boom.

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House Energy Bill to Boost Green Job Training

Author: GreenBiz.com
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: GreenBiz.com
Publication Year: 2007

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The House of Representatives passed a sweeping energy bill Saturday that included a provision directing millions of dollars toward training a "green" workforce...

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Economic Opportunities Program of the Aspen Institute

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Product Type: Web Sites
Source:
Publication Year: 2005

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The Economic Opportunities Program advances strategies that connect the poor and underemployed to the mainstream economy. We believe that alleviating poverty requires changing systems and transforming an individuals relationship to money, work and assets...

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St. Louis

Inner City Economic Development

Authors: Porter, Michael E.; Habiby, Anne S.; LaSala, Joanna
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School Publishing
Publication Year: 2006

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Describes the history and challenges of the economically distressed inner city areas of St. Louis, a major U.S. metropolitan area...

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Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd.

Authors: Khaire, Mukti; Kothandaraman, Prabakar PK
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2007

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Fabindia is a for-profit Indian retail company with the stated mission of providing employment to weavers and traditional handicraft artisans in rural India. Demonstrates a unique business model, discusses the opportunities and constraints that a strong vision entails, and the growth challenges of novel business models.

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E. Rachel Hubka (A, B)

Authors: Wattenberg, Laura M.; Meyer, Kathleen A.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Business Enterprise Trust
Publication Year: 1996

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E. Rachel Hubka, general manager of a Chicago school bus company, has the opportunity to start her own bus business. Hubka hopes to tap a new labor pool and help her community by locating her business in an inner-city neighborhood that most business has abandoned.

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Boston Community Venture Fund and City Fresh Foods

Engineering an Exit

Authors: Leamon, Ann; Lloyd, Glynn; Barnette, Meg; Cherry, Elyse
Product Type: Cases
Source: Community Development Venture Capital Alliance
Publication Year: 2005

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The case addresses big picture issues related to the particular challenges surrounding exits in the community development venture capital field. In so doing, it provides an opportunity to discuss various topics, ranging from the practical - how to value a business - to the theoretical - is it fair to require socially beneficial companies to provide double-digit returns? What is a reasonable return in this industry?

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Baltimore Fund

Authors: Rosenberg, Carin; Joseph, Ricardo
Product Type: Cases
Source: Yale School of Management, the Program on Social Enterprise
Publication Year: 2004

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After five years of actively contributing to its local Baltimore community, The Open Society Institute believed there was an opportunity to effect change on a different level...

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Wal-Mart in 2005 (A)

Authors: Freeman, R. Edward; Mead, Jenny
Product Type: Cases
Source: Darden Publishing Company
Publication Year: 2006

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This case details not only the rise of Wal-Mart and its notable capabilities and strategies, but also how the retailer had inadvertantly found itself with such a negative reputation.

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