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Sustainability as Opportunity: Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan

Authors: Lawrence, Joanne; Rasche, Andreas; Kenny, Kevina
Product Type: Cases
Source: Hult Publishing
Publication Year: 2013

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With emerging markets as the backdrop we learn about Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan, and what the company has done to integrate sustainability principles into its business model and build on its core competencies, such as innovative product development and marketing expertise, to realise the potential of the fast-growing emerging markets...

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Teach For India: Marketing an Idea

Authors: Hennessy, Julie; Krishnan, Charag
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2014

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In 2008, Shaheen Mistri, founder of the nonprofit Teach For India (TFI), was grappling with applying and adapting the business and recruitment models of the successful U.S.-based Teach For America and UK-based Teach First to meet the challenges of the education sector in India. The case describes a number of ways the challenges in India differ from those in the United States and United Kingdom...

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China's Environmental Challenge

Authors: Kirby, William C.; Bynum, Nora; Zendell, Erica M.; Crow, Brittany
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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China faces enormous environmental challenges. This background note looks at the historical, economic and political origins of the environmental crisis that faces the world's fastest-growing economy.

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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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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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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

Authors: Kristof, Nicholas; WuDunn, Sheryl
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Knopf
Publication Year: 2014

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In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased individuals and institutions working to address oppression and expand opportunity. A Path Appears is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a sweeping tapestry of people who are making the world a better place and a guide to the ways that we can do the same—whether with a donation of $5 or $5 million, with our time, by capitalizing on our skills as individuals, or by using the resources of our businesses.

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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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Advanced Leadership Pathways: Gilberto Dimenstein Opens Connections in Brazil

Authors: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Naghirniac, Alexandre; Malone, Ai-Ling Jamila
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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In 2011, Gilberto Dimenstein, a well-known Brazilian journalist, created a new model that connected disparate resources to revitalize Sao Paulo. Catraca Livre enabled Sao Paulo's residents to utilize untapped resources by aggregating all of the available resources and disseminating the information through multiple avenues including a website, subways, restaurants, workplaces, and more. This case shows how Dimenstein spearheads his solution to improve his city and offers a model for revitalizing cities around the world.

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SABMiller plc: Sustainable Growth Strategies

Author: Thadamalla, Joel Sarosh
Product Type: Cases
Source: Amity Research Centre
Publication Year: 2014

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SABMiller had come to realise that its success was linked to the communities where it operated and decided to respond to the changing needs of the society. However, analysts were wondering whether SABMiller's sustainable development initiatives would pay-off in the long-run to develop new revenue opportunities as envisaged by the management.

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Closing the Skills Gap: Companies and Colleges Collaborating for Change

Author: Labi, Aisha
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit
Publication Year: 2014

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This report by The Economist Intelligence Unit discusses the role of higher education in the labor market. Based on a survey of 343 U.S. executives, it asks how industry and education can collaborate to address the current skills gap.

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