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BRAC

Author: Quelch, John A.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2003

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BRAC is the world's largest NGO and has over the past 20 years experienced tremendous rates of growth. The case looks at diversity within the organization and the aspects of management that have made the organization so successful...

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The BRAC and Aarong Commercial Brands

Authors: Quelch, John A.; Laidler, Nathalie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2003

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This case discusses nonprofit management and managing nonprofit and for-profit initiatives within the same organization.

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Posada Amazonas

Authors: Revilla, Jesus; Perez, Felipe
Product Type: Cases
Source: Social Enterprise Knowledge Network (SEKN)
Publication Year: 2003

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Describes the story of Posada Amazonas, a tourist lodge in the Peruvian jungle, which resulted from a collaboration agreement between the native community Eseja de Infierno and the tourism firm Rainforest Expeditions (RFE)...

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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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Building a Cluster

Electronics and Information Technology in Costa Rica

Authors: Porter, Michael E.; Ketelhohn, Niels
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School Publishing
Publication Year: 2006

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Describes the actions of Costa Rica President Figueres and his cabinet in attracting an Intel assembly and testing plant to their country...

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A Productive Partnership: The Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club and the Kauai Food Bank

Authors: Rochlin, Stephen A.; Boguslaw, Janet
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College, The Wallace B. Carroll School of Management, Boston, MA
Publication Year: 2002

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The Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club creatively solves a sourcing problem in a way that supports local community economic development.  

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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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Business Creation in the Developing World: A Haitian Bakery

Authors: Tellis, W; Tucker, M
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Case Research Journal
Publication Year: 2002

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Initially drawn by a desire to provide assistance to the people of Haiti, a Jesuit university in the United States sent a fact-finding team to the country in 1997. A relationship developed between the university and the people of Fondwa, a village several hours from Port-au-Prince with a progressive peasant organization-Assosasyon Paysan Fondwa.

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Creating Value in Inner City Supermarkets the Community Pride Way

Authors: Stegman, Michael A. M.; Lobenhofer, Jennifer S.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Center for Community Capitalism, in the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, UNC-Chapel Hill
Publication Year: 2001

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Employing a business model based on superior, customer-targeted service, community involvement and workforce development and retention that are uniquely targeted to his environment and customer base, Johnny Johnson has become the largest minority grocer in the nation...

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Aligning Corporate Performance with Community Economic Development to Achieve Win-Win Impacts

Case Study: J.P. Morgan Chase

Authors: Rochlin, Stephen A.; Boguslaw, Janet
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College, The Wallace B. Carroll School of Management, Boston, MA
Publication Year: 2001

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J.P. Morgan Chase (formerly the Chase Manhattan Bank) has created an organizational structure to drive business and community development across the organization...

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Advanced Micro Devices

Creating Strong Communities and Business Through Regional Workforce Development Partnerships

Authors: Rochlin, Stephen A.; Boguslaw, Janet
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College, The Wallace B. Carroll School of Management, Boston, MA
Publication Year: 2001

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), one of the largest semiconductor companies in the US, found itself facing a shortage of available, skilled technicians in 1995. The dramatic growth of manufacturing jobs at its Austin site produced intense competition among the semiconductor corporations for a local, skilled workforce. Expensive out-of-town recruitment costs and high turnover rates prompted AMD to act...  

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Safeco's Urban Marketing Initiative

Building the Business, Strengthening Communities

Authors: Rochlin, Stephen A.; Boguslaw, Janet
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College, The Wallace B. Carroll School of Management, Boston, MA
Publication Year: 2001

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Like most in the insurance industry, SAFECO hears the call of activists and officials to support low-to-moderate income (LMI) community development. At the same time, the company is seeking new, profitable market opportunities. Could the company satisfy the call to support community development in a way that would create new business opportunities?

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AES Global Values

Authors: Strimling, Andrea L.; Nichols III, Charles A.; Paine, Lynn Sharp; Crawford, Robert J.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School Publishing
Publication Year: 2000

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Members of the development team for the AES Corp.'s power plant project in India must decide between more expensive technology that would enable the plant to meet more demanding U.S. environmental standards or less costly technology that would meet local environmental standards and free up funds for contributions to other needs of communities surrounding the projected plant.

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Natural Capitalism

Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

Authors: Hawken, Paul; Lovins, Amory; Lovins, L. Hunter
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Back Bay Books; 1st edition
Publication Year: 2000

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In Natural Capitalism, three top strategists show how leading-edge companies are practicing "a new type of industrialism" that is more efficient and profitable while saving the environment and creating jobs.

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Grameen Telecom's Village Phone Programme in Rural Bangladesh

A Multi-Media Case Study

Authors: Richardson, Don; Ramirez, Ricardo; Haq, Moinul
Product Type: Cases
Source: TeleCommons Development Group
Publication Year: 2000

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GrameenPhone is a commercial operation providing cellular services in both urban and rural areas of Bangladesh, with approximately 40,000 customers. A pilot programme of GrameenPhone, through the Grameen Bank and a wholly owned subsidiary called Grameen Telecom, is enabling women members of the Grameen Bank's revolving credit system to retail cellular phone services in rural areas...

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Manchester Craftsmen's Guild and Bidwell Training Center: Governing Social Enterprise

Authors: Heskett, James L.; Ramgolam, Roopchand; Wallack, Joshua
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2000

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A super board is created to oversee activities of the boards of Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (an arts organization dedicated to serving "at risk" youth) and Bidwell Training Center (a job retraining venture) in Pittsburgh.

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CEI and NEAR

Authors: Manno, Kimberly M.; Lerner, Josh; Rubin, Julia S.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Community Development Venture Capital Alliance
Publication Year: 1998

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This case study provides an opportunity to learn more about valuing a company and negotiating a transaction...

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Corposol

Authors: Austin, James E.; Ogliastri, Enrique
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School Publishing
Publication Year: 1998

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Traces the evolution of Corposol, a nongovernmental organization dedicated primarily to lending to low-income microentrepreneurs. Its growth has made it the largest microenterprise lender in Colombia...

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Corpomedina: Social and Economic Development

Authors: Sanz, Luis; Pratt, Lawrence
Product Type: Cases
Source: The World Resources Institute
Publication Year: 1998

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As part of its strategy to develop tourism in an economically depressed zone of Venezuela, Corpomedina formed an independent foundation aimed at improving the quality of life for the local population through health, cultural, and educational programs, and through the creation of micro-enterprises...

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Northeast Ventures: January 1996

Authors: Jackson, Eric K.; Weiner, Malcolm S.; Lerner, Josh
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 1997

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Northeast Ventures, a venture capital fund focusing on the development of Northeastern Minnesota, seeks to combine social goals with financial returns. This marriage poses several challenges.

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Myth and Measurement

Authors: Card, David; Krueger, Alan B.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 1997

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David Card and Alan B. Krueger have already made national news with their pathbreaking research on the minimum wage. Here they present a powerful new challenge to the conventional view that higher minimum wages reduce jobs for low-wage workers.

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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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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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Rick Surpin (A, B, C)

Authors: Hanson, Kirk O.; Bollier, David; Rowlands, Penelope
Product Type: Cases
Source: The Business Enterprise Trust
Publication Year: 1992

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A long-time community development worker creates hundreds of jobs for low-income women and minorities by forming a for-profit home health care cooperative, Cooperative Home Care Associates...

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In the Shadow of the City

Authors: Reed, James; Richardson, Nicholas; Donnellon, Anne
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 1990

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Traces the history of a collaborative effort to create an organization to manage a major international development project in the slums of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Focuses on a serious set of disagreements which develops several months into the project between the two principals, an Ethiopian woman who founded the project and a British entrepreneur who is the coordinator of the donor consortium...

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Investing in What Works for America’s Communities

Authors: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Low Income Investment Fund
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Publication Year: 2012

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This book focuses on addressing poverty through entrepreneurial solutions from experts in community and economic development, academia, government policy, health, and philanthropy...

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Coca-Cola India's Win-Win Growth Strategies: Empowering Women through ‘Parivartan’

Author: Shah, R.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Amity Research Centre
Publication Year: 2013

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In 2010, in order to make its business operations more sustainable, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC), the world’s largest non-alcoholic beverage company, pursued ‘5by20 - Women Economic Empowerment Initiative’ across the market it operated. Under that, in late 2007, Coca-Cola India started ‘Parivartan Retail Training Programme’ (Parivartan) for rural retailers to impart skills, tools, and techniques to adjust them to the changing retail landscape in India...

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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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Husk Power Systems: Lighting up the Indian Rural Lives

Authors: Agarwal, Manish; Satish, D.
Product Type: Cases
Source: IBS Hyderabad
Publication Year: 2013

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Even in 2012, lack of electricity is a major issue in the Indian hinterlands. Many remote villages were not electrified and even those that were, have power supply for just a few hours in a month. This problem was acute in the state of Bihar in North India. Gyanesh Pandey, who grew up in Bihar experiencing the shortage of electricity, came up with a unique model to generate and distribute power to the poor who lived in the remote parts of India by using an indigenously developed modified gasifier system that runs on rice husk. The enterprise, Husk Power Systems (HPS), won many awards for its innovative business plan, social entrepreneurship, and for producing clean energy.

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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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REDF Box Set — Social Purpose Enterprises and Venture Philanthropy in the New Millennium

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Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: REDF
Publication Year: 1999

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REDF and its Portfolio members produced this three volume set to answer questions about practitioner perspectives, investor perspectives, and practitioner profiles.

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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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A Jobs Compact for America's Future

Author: Kochan, Thomas A.
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Harvard Business Review
Publication Year: 2012

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The U.S. is stuck in the worst economic, political, and social crisis since the Great Depression. Without a well-trained, well-paid, continuously improving workforce the United States cannot compete with other nations effectively—and won’t be able to sustain high and rising living standards. But this downward slide is not inevitable. We can reverse the trend by identifying the roots of the crisis and focusing together on our national interests.

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2012 Best of Sustainable Supply: McDonald's

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: AboutMcDonalds.com
Publication Year: 2012

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This report includes fifty-one mini case studies highlighting sustainable best practices in the global McDonald’s supply chain...

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The 2012 Election Cycle: An Embarrassing Circus, Perhaps, but a Great Opportunity for Employee Ownership, for Sure

Author: Mathews, Anthony
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: The Beyster Institute
Publication Year: 2012

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It is time to make the case that employee ownership is a solution to a lot of what is wrong with our country, and we need to continue to promote the concept until we have 30,000 or 40,000 employee-owned companies rather than the static 10,000 we have had for the last decade or more. If we can do that, we will have put a large part of the country on a much stronger footing, and moved toward solving some fundamental economic and social problems...

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Examining the Sustainability of Wal-Mart and its Effect on Southeast Raleigh

Authors: Millar, Kerry; Holladay, Mathew; Beamon, Tom; Epstein, Ryan
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Kenan-Flagler Business School, UNC-Chapel Hill
Publication Year: 2006

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The authors examine the merits of a 2006 decision by the Raleigh, North Carolina City Council to approve the construction of a Wal-Mart in Southeast Raleigh, an economically disadvantaged section of the city.

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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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