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CRESUS: Preventing Problem Debt and Over-Indebtedness through a High Social Impact Hybrid Model with La Banque Postale

Authors: Angot, Jacques; Plé, Loïc
Product Type: Cases
Source: IESEG School of Management
Publication Year: 2015

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The case aims to illustrate to what extent a Hybrid Value Chain (HVC) - a concept created by Ashoka (the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs) and detailed by Drayton and Budinich in a 2010 Harvard Business Review paper - answers both economic and social issues that neither non-profit nor for-profit organisations alone can solve…

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Fresno's Social Impact Bond for Asthma

Authors: Quelch, John A.; Rodriguez, Margaret
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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In 2014, Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) were quickly gaining popularity as an investment vehicle which joined together private investors and nonprofits to tackle social issues. Fresno, California announced the first healthcare SIB in 2013 to fund home-based programs to reduce asthma attacks…

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Sustainable Agricultural Practices for Empowering Women Farmers: Green Foundation

Authors: Muralidhara, G. V.; Faheem, Hadiya
Product Type: Cases
Source: IBS Center for Management Research
Publication Year: 2014

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More than 80 percent of the women in rural India engage in agriculture for their survival. However, in spite of women forming the backbone of the agricultural rural economy in developing countries, they remain one of the most vulnerable groups of society.

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Innovation at One Acre Fund: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Authors: Jones, Jamie; Augustine, Grace
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2014

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One Acre Fund (1AF) is a nonprofit organization in rural western Kenya that helps farmers lift themselves out of poverty by providing a bundle of products and services that support farmers with quality inputs, training on farming techniques, access to credit, and assistance in achieving optimal prices. In 2011 1AF realized that it needed to formalize its innovation process to ensure it was confident in new products before rolling them out across its entire farmer network…

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Social Entrepreneurship Capstone

BEO 1930A

Authors: Fennell, Mary L.; DiCarlo, Lisa
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: Brown University
Publication Year: 2014

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This required two-semester capstone course will provide students with hands-on experience in the collaborative process of social entrepreneurship working with community groups and businesses engaged in socially responsible action, in the Providence area and beyond. We have designed this capstone to provide an important synthesizing experience for all seniors in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations.

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Building Resilience in a Fragile World

Author: Gratton, Lynda
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Rotman School of Management
Publication Year: 2015

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In the past, society has counted on government bodies and institutions like the World Bank to address global issues like climate change, youth unemployment and income inequality. But in recent years, the author argues, another kind of institution has become uniquely placed to address these challenges: global corporations…

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Buchanan Renewables: Bringing Power to Liberia

Authors: Lee, Henry; Deep, Akash; Heimur, Tamara
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
Publication Year: 2014

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The case can be taught as an energy case - comparing the alternative supply options or as an infrastructure case - looking at the question - should Liberia pursue a project that can supply power quickly to create hundreds of jobs, but one that key donor agencies believe is overpriced and would place an untenable financial burden on the Liberian Electric Company (the state-owned distribution company)?

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Via Verde

Authors: Segel, Arthur I.; Retsinas, Nicolas P.; Berkman, Philip; Liu, Sean; Katseff, Jared; Tuli, Shawn
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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Both Rose and Weinstein were experienced developers of low-income housing, the former as CEO of the Jonathan Rose Companies, a national developer, and the latter as CEO of Phipps Houses, the largest non-profit developer and manager of low-income housing in NYC. The three proposal options differed in their risk and return profiles for the developers, and differed in how much they incorporated health-oriented, mixed-income living for the residents.

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Green Gold -an Innovative Sustainable Mining Scheme

Authors: Lobo, Ivan Dario; Reficco, Ezequiel; Trujillo, Ana Lucia
Product Type: Cases
Source: Social Enterprise Knowledge Network
Publication Year: 2014

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AMICHOCÓ Foundation was a private non-profit organization operating since 1996 in the Colombian department of Chocó… The case depicts the overall situation of Chocó department and the importance of the mining industry to its economy. It also describes OVC's inception and the role played by AMICHOCÓ in its creation, and provides a detailed account of the Green Gold program, with an emphasis on its value proposition: a business model that articulated traditional gold production in Chocó with green international markets.

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Supplier/Buyer Relationships: Incorporating Regional Farms in the Supply Chain

Author: Lee, Deishin
Product Type: Multimedia; Notes
Source: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2014

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In this slide presentation, the author illustrates questions around the issue of buyer/supplier relationships, including changes to supply chains, stakeholder relationships, and preparing business leaders to implement responsible sourcing practices.

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