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She's Crafty

World of Good Brings Female Artisans' Wares to Global Markets

Author: Berger, Leslie
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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Priya Haji is a rising star in the fair trade movement. Haji's company, World of Good, connects artisans -- mostly women -- in poor countries with trendy consumers in the West.

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In the Black with BRAC

Author: Jonker, Kim
Product Type: Cases; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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Serving more than 110 million people per year, BRAC is the largest nonprofit in the world. Yet it doesn't receive the most charitable donations. Instead, BRAC's social enterprises generate 80 percent of the organization's annual budget. These revenues have allowed the organization to develop, test, and replicate some of the world's most innovative antipoverty programs.

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Romanticizing the Poor

Author: Karnani, Aneel
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2009

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Market solutions to poverty are very much in vogue. These solutions, which include services and products targeting consumers at the "bottom of the pyramid," portray poor people as creative entrepreneurs and discerning consumers. Yet this rosy view of poverty-stricken people is not only wrong, but also harmful. It allows corporations, governments, and nonprofits to deny this vulnerable population the protections it needs. Romanticizing the poor also hobbles realistic interventions for alleviating poverty.

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Clean Sweep

Author: Boss, Suzie
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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E + Co connects the dots between energy, poverty, and the environment.

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The Humanitarian Divide

Author: St. John, Christopher
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2004

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A Cambodian 'nonprofit company' peddles digitization -- with a social edge.

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15 Minutes with Robert Egger

Founder, D.C. Central Kitchen

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Product Type: Interviews; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2004

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In 1989, Robert Egger put aside his dream of starting a nightclub to found the D.C. Central Kitchen, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that collects unused food from local restaurants, caterers, and hotels, and produces 4,000 meals a day.

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From the Streets to Markets: Formalization of Street Vendors in Metropolitan Lima

Authors: Bettcher, Kim Eric; Friedl, Martin; Marini, Gustavo
Product Type: Cases
Source: Center for International Private Enterprise
Publication Year: 2009

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Reforms of the 1980s and 1990s altered the historical pattern of informal street vending in Lima, Peru, to create superior commercial opportunities for poor vendors.

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The Land of 'No Service'

Author: Friedman, Thomas L.
Product Type: Journal Articles; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2009

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While maintaining “No Service” in the wild is essential for Africa’s ecotourism industry, the rest of the continent desperately needs more connectivity if it is to prosper.

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Introduction to Sustainability in Business-Concepts & Issues

MHR 694.11

Author: Drobny, Neil L.
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: Fisher College of Business
Publication Year: 2009

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Introduction to Sustainability in Business – Concepts and Issues will trace the historical evolution of present day expectations on corporations and other organizations for taking on environmental and social responsibilities that may seem unrelated to their core mission.

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The Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development: Tackling HIV/AIDS and Poverty in South Africa (A, B, C)

Authors: Mead, Jenny; Werhane, Patricia H.
Product Type: Cases
Source: University of Virginia Darden School Foundation
Publication Year: 2008

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In 1998, Klaus Leisinger and Karin Schmitt of the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development in Basel, Switzerland, were approached by a sociologist who wanted help in launching a pilot program in Tanzania to deal with the crisis of the more than 8 million HIV/AIDS-orphaned children in sub-Saharan Africa.

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