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Robin Hood

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1988, Paul Jones, a 32-year-old money manager, founded the philanthropic foundation Robin Hood with $3 million and a mission to fight poverty in New York. By 2005, Robin Hood was the largest private poverty-fighting organization in New York City, and its venture philanthropy model had inspired foundations and funding intermediaries nationwide. Nonetheless, Robin Hood wanted to have an even greater impact and reach the 1.7 million New Yorkers still living in poverty. To achieve this, the management team worked to both improve application of best practices and metrics to grantmaking decisions...

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2006 Program-Related Investments Conference Summary

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Spitzer, Joshua
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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In January 2006, the PRI Makers Network and Stanford Graduate School of Business’s Center for Social Innovation sponsored the first annual Program-Related Investments (PRI) Conference in Palo Alto, California. This summary presents key issues addressed in the conference and features several case studies that illustrate them.

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Altman Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1913, Benjamin Altman made a capital stock investment to create the Altman Foundation. Since that time, the foundation has both honored Mr. Altman’s vision of serving New York City’s economically disadvantaged and has transformed into a focused, strategic philanthropic organization. By 2005, the Altman Foundation was poised to take its strategic philanthropy to the next level by implementing a broader system of research and evaluation that would improve all aspects of its work in and for New York City.

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Transatlantic Community Foundation Network

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1999, the Germany-based Bertelsmann Foundation and the U.S.-based Charles Stewart Mott Foundation jointly established the Transatlantic Community Foundation Network (“TCFN”). As they entered the third phase of funding for TCFN, representatives from Mott and Bertelsmann deliberated on how to best maximize the impact of TCFN’s resources and ensure the long-term sustainability of its efforts.

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Blended Value Proposition

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 2000, Jed Emerson founded the Center for Blended Value, a think tank based in Colorado that promoted the concept of “blended value” investments. Emerson applied the concept of blended value to criticize the traditionally impermeable wall between foundation investments and programming...

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1972, Robert Wood Johnson, who built Johnson & Johnson into the world’s largest health and medical care products company, founded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Its mission was improving the health and health care of all Americans. Looking ahead, RWJF faced the challenges of both effectively executing its communications and measuring its ability to inform policymakers and decision-makers in the health and health care fields.

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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In 1948, Jim Casey, one of United Parcel Service’s founders, established the Annie E. Casey Foundation with his siblings. In 2002, the foundation hired a director of social investments to more fully develop the strategy and execution plan...

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2004 Venture Philanthropy Summit Overview

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2005

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On September 30, 2004, approximately 250 practitioners and academics met at Stanford University to discuss the rapidly developing field of venture philanthropy. This paper provides an overview of the conference.

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Broad Education Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1999, Eli and Edythe Broad established the Broad Education Foundation on the area of Kindergarten through 12th (K-12) public education reform. As the foundation sought to increase its impact, it strove to transition its flagship investments’ management to new teams. Engaging its external stakeholders and being accountable to them would be critical, particularly when planning and executing the foundation’s grantmaking and governance as the foundation evolved.

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The McKay Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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The McKay Foundation played a key role convening the living wage issue’s diverse constituencies while navigating within the lobbying restrictions placed on private foundations. After a two-year effort, Mayor Willie Brown signed the San Francisco Minimum Compensation Ordinance on November 1, 2000, and more than 20,000 low-income workers received pay increases. After the ordinance had been signed, McKay considered how to sustain the energy and momentum he had helped to mobilize.

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Skoll Foundation: Empowering Social Entrepreneurs

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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In 1999, eBay’s first president and entrepreneur Jeff Skoll founded the Skoll Foundation. Through his foundation, Skoll sought to fund individuals and organizations that, like promising startup companies, had well thought-out ideas that could quickly grow in scale and impact...

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Philanthropy in America: An Historical and Strategic Overview

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2004

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This paper traces the development of philanthropy from early colonial days through the formation of the first great philanthropic foundations in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Introduction to Social Return on Investment

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2004

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Investors in for-profit companies have clear measures of company performance in meeting their economic objectives. However, the effectiveness of investments in not-for-profit organizations is more difficult to measure...

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Corporate Philanthropy

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2005

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This short paper introduces considerations in corporate philanthropy...

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The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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The Hewlett Foundation employed a theory of change model to develop its internal programs, such as the environment program’s off-road vehicle use initiative. The theory of change model informed every aspect of the foundation’s work, from grantmaking strategies to grantee selection and program performance evaluations. As the foundation shifted to a theory of change approach during 2001 and 2002, Brest and the program staff endeavored to increase the foundation’s effectiveness and accountability by formalizing its planning and assessment practices.

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Global Fund for Women

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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The Global Fund for Women was a funding intermediary that made grants to seed, support and strengthen women’s rights groups outside the United States. Kavita Ramdas joined the Global Fund in 1996 as its second president and CEO, succeeding co-founder Anne Firth Murray. In her new role, Ramdas instituted a number of strategic, organizational, cultural and process changes, while seeking to preserve the mission and values of the organization. Looking ahead, Ramdas’ priorities included examining how to guide the fund’s growth without losing the organization’s unique connections with donors, grantees and staff.

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September 11th Fund

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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Immediately after the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks, the New York Community Trust and the United Way of New York City collaborated to create the September 11th Fund. The Fund’s mission was meeting the immediate and long-term needs of the people and communities affected by the tragedy. Despite the Fund’s proactive strategy to manage public understanding of its work and impact, public confidence in charitable organizations fell in the year following the attack. This cultural change highlighted the need for foundations to better utilize communication strategies, demonstrate their accountability and strengthen public trust in philanthropy.

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Community Foundation Silicon Valley

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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Community Foundation Silicon Valley (“CFSV”) was founded in 1954 as the “Community Trust of Santa Clara County” with a broad mission—to help improve the community. To pursue its broad mandate of community improvement, CFSV had to continually balance serving donors, assisting nonprofits, analyzing community needs and building foundation assets. When the Internet bubble burst in 2000, CFSV found itself in a position where donors had less money to give but the community had greater needs to be met. President Peter Hero took the recession as an opportunity to reassess CFSV’s strategy...

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Cisco Corporation Philanthropy

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Hoyt, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2006

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In 1984, Stanford University husband-and-wife team Leonard Bosack and Sandra Lerner founded Cisco Systems. As CEO, John Morgrage institutionalized a philanthropic culture and believed that a corporation could achieve profitability for shareholders while simultaneously supporting the people and the communities that ensured its success. Beginning with small-scale activities focused on community relations, Cisco’s philanthropic involvement grew into a substantial program that leveraged employees’ technical and intellectual capabilities in tandem with the company’s philanthropic investments...

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Interplast

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2002

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Founded in 1969, Interplast was a Silicon Valley-based nonprofit organization that provided free reconstructive surgery for needy children and adults in developing nations. By the mid-1990s, Interplast’s founder Dr. Donald Laub, knew that it was time to reassess Interplast’s strategy and operations and take the organization to the next level. He started this process by recruiting professional leaders. After assessing both the changing market and Interplast’s internal capacity, the new leadership decided to shift Interplast’s primary strategy from direct patient care through surgical trips to educating and equipping local surgeons to perform the operations themselves.

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Sand Hill Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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After investing more than $200,000 in the initiative, Susan Ford decided to measure the effectiveness of the Teen Success Program. Her intention was to validate the program’s results and identify its strengths and improvement opportunities to help it grow. Yet, even though Ford had developed a positive relationship with Linda Williams, the head of PPMM, she worried that Williams might feel threatened by her proposal for an assessment of the program’s impact...

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Science, Commerce, and Liberal Education

Authors: Nesteruk, Jeffrey; Sipe, Timothy
Product Type: Notes
Source: Franklin & Marshall College
Publication Year: 2013

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In this seminar, faculty explore how the examination of critical issues at the intersection of science and commerce might enrich liberal education...

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Cooking the Books: Stretching the Principles of Revenue Recognition

Author: Babb, Alexis
Product Type: Mini-Cases
Source: Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Publication Year: 2013

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A CFO at a venture-backed tech startup faces pressure from his CEO. Should he give in and book an order as revenue, even though under GAAP rules it’s clear that this order does not qualify?

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Commonwealth Edison: The Use of Social Media in Disaster Response

Authors: Diermeier, Daniel; Petrella, Daniel
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2013

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After a massive storm hit the northern Illinois service area of electric utility Commonwealth Edison on July 11, 2011, more than 900,000 customers were left without power during a hot, humid summer. At a time when the company faced public debate and criticism over its plan to raise electricity rates, in part to invest in smart-grid upgrades, engaging directly through social media was a way to strengthen relationships with customers and the general public, consistent with an important corporate goal: "Keep the lights on and information flowing."

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Shaping the Future of Solar Power: Climate Change, Industrial Policy and Free Trade

Authors: Lawrence, Robert; Datla, Anjani
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
Publication Year: 2013

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The case provides an in-depth account of the complex and often competing agendas on climate change, industrial policy and free trade which fueled the politically charged trade battles between the U.S. and China. Against the backdrop of the global environmental challenge, the case includes details on the Obama administration's signature energy subsidy program and the factors that led to Solyndra's collapse.

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Debating the Responsibility of Capitalism in Historical and Global Perspective

Author: Jones, Geoffrey G.
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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This working paper examines the evolution of concepts of the responsibility of business in a historical and global perspective.

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In China, Waste No Time in Stopping Waste

Author: Li, LaiLai
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: China Daily Europe
Publication Year: 2013

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President Xi Jinping has urged Chinese people to "build a thrifty society", because if we persist with our business-as-usual production and consumption pattern we would invite a resource and environmental crisis...

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Barclays and the LIBOR Scandal

Authors: Rose, Clayton; Sesia, Aldo
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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In June of 2012, Barclays plc admitted that it had manipulated LIBOR - a benchmark interest rate that was fundamental to the operation of international financial markets and that was the basis for trillions of dollars of financial transactions. In settling with U.K. and U.S. regulators the firm agreed to pay $450 million in fines. This case explains why LIBOR was an essential part of the global financial market, the mechanism used to establish the rate, and what Barclays did wrong...

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The Challenge of Curbing Counterfeit Prescription Drug Growth: Preventing the Perfect Storm

Authors: Chaudhry, Peggy E.; Stumpf, Stephen A.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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Drug counterfeiters are opportunistic criminals motivated by the windfall profits that are realized from selling fake pharmaceuticals with limited legal penalties. This article describes the interrelated trends that may trigger a catastrophic situation of counterfeit drugs infiltrating the global pharmaceutical supply chain--a ‘perfect storm.'

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Aligning Profit and Environmental Sustainability: Stories from Industry

Authors: Perera, Alexander; Putt Del Pino, Samantha; Oliveira, Barbara
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: World Resources Institute
Publication Year: 2013

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While powerful forces like population growth, resource scarcity, and economic austerity are creating the need for transformative changes in business practices, the question remains: Why aren’t “win-win” results for companies and the environment getting to scale?

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What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Really Does Grow On Trees

Author: Juniper, Tony
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Profile Books Ltd
Publication Year: 2013

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From Indian vultures to Chinese bees, Nature provides the 'natural services' that keep the economy going. Yet we take most of Nature's services for granted, imagining them free and limitless... until they suddenly switch off...

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Operation Greenwash Gold: Rio Tinto and the Tainted Medals

Authors: Seijts, Jana; Bigio, Benjamin
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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Rio Tinto, a major multinational mining company, signed a contract with the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games and the International Olympic Committee to supply all the gold, silver and copper for medals to be awarded at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Just three months before the opening ceremonies, a coalition of non-governmental organizations, titled Operation Greenwash Gold, combined with labour unions in Canada, Australia and around the world representing millions of workers to protest Rio Tinto’s alleged environmental, human rights and labour relations abuses...

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Fire in a Bangladesh Garment Factory

Author: Inkpen, Andrew C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Publication Year: 2013

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On November 2012, a fire in a garment factory near the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka killed 112 people and injured several hundred. Some people argued that the factory owners and the regulators who establish Bangladesh fire safety standards were responsible. Others said that Western clothing companies and retailers who rely on low-cost clothing manufacturing in Bangladesh should ensure that their suppliers have safe factories or take their business elsewhere...

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Conscious Capitalism

Authors: Hanson, Kirk O.; O'Toole, James
Product Type: Interviews; Multimedia
Source: Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Publication Year: 2010

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Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, interviews James O'Toole, Professor of Ethics at Daniels School of Business on conscious capitalism.

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The Price of Civilization: Economics and Ethics After the Fall

Author: Sachs, Jeffrey D.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Publication Year: 2012

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Jeffrey Sachs turns his attention to his homeland, the United States, to reveal the stunning inadequacy of American-style capitalism and to offer a bold and ambitious plan to change it.

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The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future

Author: Stiglitz, Joseph E.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Year: 2013

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Stiglitz draws on his deep understanding of economics to show that growing inequality is not inevitable: moneyed interests compound their wealth by stifling true, dynamic capitalism.

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This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

Authors: Reinhart, Carmen M.; Rogoff, Kenneth
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 2011

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Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the old rules of valuation no longer apply and that the new situation bears little similarity to past disasters. With this breakthrough study, leading economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff definitively prove them wrong.

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How Great Companies Think Differently

Author: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Harvard Business Review
Publication Year: 2011

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Corporate leaders have long subscribed to the belief that the sole purpose of business is to make money. In this article, HBS professor Kanter argues that a very different logic informs the practices of most high-­performing and sustainable companies: an institutional logic. These companies believe that they are more than money making machines; they are also a vehicle for advancing societal goals.

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ICTI CARE: Case for Change (A, B, C)

Authors: Brown, Dana; New, Steve
Product Type: Cases
Source: Oxford Said Business School Limited
Publication Year: 2012

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This case examines the issues facing the International Confederation of Toy Industries in regard to its CARE initiative - the way in which it works with the toy supply chain to improve working conditions in manufacturing plants. The three part case is designed to allow students to explore issues of ethics, corporate social responsibility and supply chain management, and to examine the problems of implementing industry-level codes of conduct.

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How Much Is Too Much? The Limits to Generous Treatment of Stakeholders

Authors: Harrison, Jeffrey S.; Bosse, Douglas A.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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Firms must allocate some minimum amount of value to stakeholders in order to retain access to the resources they provide. Stakeholder theory suggests managers optimize firm-level performance by allocating more than this minimum amount. However, how much is too much?

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Obstacles to Ethical Decision-Making: Mental Models, Milgram and the Problem of Obedience

Authors: Werhane, Patricia H.; Hartman, Laura Pincus; Archer, Crina; Englehardt, Elaine E.; Pritchard, Michael S.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Cambridge University Press
Publication Year: 2013

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In this thought-provoking work, the authors examine the prevalence of narrow mental models and the phenomenon of obedience to an authority to analyse and understand the challenges which business professionals encounter in making ethical decisions. Obstacles to Ethical Decision-Making proposes processes - including collaborative input and critique - by which individuals may reduce or overcome these challenges.

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ITC Limited's Dairy Development Initiative: Corporate Social Responsibility or Shared Value?

Authors: Chaudhri, Vidhi; Kaul, Asha
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In June 2012, ITC Limited, an Indian conglomerate recognized globally for its sustainability initiatives, was deliberating on how to apply its model of inclusive growth to a new initiative in dairy farming...

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Shark's Fin Soup at The Jade

Authors: Weil, Mary; Li, Leon
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The owner of The Jade Seafood Restaurant in Richmond, BC, is ambushed by an impromptu media interview with animal rights activists regarding his restaurant’s serving of shark’s fin soup. Should a cultural norm trump real concerns about the consumption of an endangered species?

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A Real Look at Real World Corporate Governance

Authors: Larcker, David F.; Tayan, Brian
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Larcker and Tayan
Publication Year: 2013

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A Real Look at Real World Corporate Governance takes a practical look at issues involving the board of directors, CEO succession planning, executive compensation, and accounting and internal controls.

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PATH and the Safe Water Project (A, B, C, D)

Seeking Market-Based Solutions to Global Health Challenges; Empowering the Poor through User-Centered Design; Improving Access to Safe Water Through Innovative Sales and Distribution Models; Making Safe Water Products More Affordable

Authors: Zenios, Stefanos A.; Denend, Lyn; Elliott, Tim
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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This case provides an overview of the nonprofit organization PATH and its Safe Water Project-a five-year effort launched in late 2006 with $17 million in funding from the global development unit of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Over the course of the grant, PATH conducted approximately 10 pilots in four countries. In the process, the Safe Water Project team accumulated substantial insights related to user-centered design, access, and affordability...

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Surreptitious Surveillance on the Internet

Author: Raicu, Irina
Product Type: Cases
Source: Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Publication Year: 2013

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A cyber-security expert is asked to set up a surveillance program at the behest of regulators in Saudi Arabia...

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Read Fiction and Be a Better Leader

Author: Badaracco, Joseph L., Jr.
Product Type: Interviews
Source: Harvard Business Review
Publication Year: 2013

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An interview with Joseph Badaracco, Harvard Business School professor, on the relationship between leadership and literature, and the lessons to be learned from fiction.

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The Real Problem Solvers: Social Entrepreneurs in America

Author: Shapiro, Ruth A.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Stanford Business Books
Publication Year: 2012

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Today, "social entrepreneurship" describes a host of new initiatives, and often refers to approaches that are breaking from traditional philanthropic and charitable organizational behavior. But, what types of change have these social entrepreneurial efforts brought to the world of civil society and philanthropy? What works in today's environment? And, what barriers are these new efforts breaking down as they endeavor to make the world a better place?

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Balancing Stakeholder Interests at the Indonesian Railways

Author: Dieleman, Marleen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The chief executive responsible for the Indonesian railways, a state-owned enterprise, is under pressure to show profits, but he also needs to balance widely diverging stakeholder expectations that include inexpensive transportation and excellent customer service...

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E-Waste: Eroding Environmental Sustainability

Authors: Poddar, Abhijeet; Naidu, A. Saravanan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Amity Research Centre
Publication Year: 2013

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As the world moved towards technological advancement, the amount of toxic electronic waste (e-Waste) started to pile up at an alarming rate. Annually, some 20-50 million tonnes of e-Waste were being generated but only a few of them were recycled...

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