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Lasting Impact: A Business Leader’s Playbook for Supporting America’s Schools

Authors: Allan, Sara; Grossman, Allen; Rivkin, Jan W.; Vaduganathan, Nithya
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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The time has come for America’s business leaders to consider anew how they work with the nation’s educators to support our schools...

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Safe Water Network in India

Authors: Sondhi, Neena; Singhvi, Sajjan Raj
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2014

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Safe Water Network, a charity initiative focused on providing underserved populations with clean drinking water, established its first site in the village of Nizampally, India. Safe Water Network’s directors hoped to scale up and sustain the adoption of the Safe Water project...

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The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change

Author: Gore, Al
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Publication Year: 2013

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From the former vice president and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes An Inconvenient Truth for everything—a frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come...

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Connecting People to Work: Workforce Intermediaries and Sector Strategies

Authors: Conway, Maureen; Giloth, Robert P.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: The Aspen Institute
Publication Year: 2014

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Maureen Conway and Robert P. Giloth deliver a robust volume featuring perspectives from prominent nonprofit and philanthropy leaders, academics and researchers to capture how sector-based workforce development, in industries ranging from health to construction, has evolved over 30 years — and how it can continue to grow and inform future investments and policy decisions. The book offers lessons for policymakers, philanthropic investors, researchers and local leaders interested in policies and practices that support strong businesses while helping struggling Americans connect to good jobs.

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Creating the Future American Workforce: Investments and Innovation in Human Capital

Author: Cappelli, Gregory W.
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Apollo Education Group
Publication Year: 2014

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This is a critical time for innovation and investment in human capital, particularly given the leveling off of American educational attainment, a trend which started in the 1980s, that has left the current U.S. workforce short more than 100 million years of education. Practically speaking, it is CEOs who will need to rise to the occasion and take the actions needed to close the skills gap and build a globally competitive workforce...

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Corn Cobs and Generators: A Revolutionary Way to Light up Haiti

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Interviews; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2014

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In rural areas of Haiti, residents have trouble accessing cheap and reliable electricity. Limyè Pa w – founded by three social entrepreneurs – is trying to change that by setting up an electrical grid that uses discarded corn cobs as its fuel source...

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The New Role of Business in Global Education

Authors: Kramer, Mark R.; Hills, Greg; Tallant, Kate; Wilka, Matt; Bhatt, Anjali
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: FSG
Publication Year: 2014

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This report explores the innovative ways that leading companies are taking to put education at the core of their corporate strategy...

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The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

Authors: Rodin, Judith; Brandenburg, Margot
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Wharton Digital Press
Publication Year: 2014

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A new wave of investors is using impact investing to address some of the greatest challenges of our time—from climate change and water scarcity to lack of access to health care, education, and affordable housing—with the intention of also generating a financial return. This couldn’t happen at a more critical time...

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Mekelle Farms: Poultry Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia

Authors: Lee, Hau; Elist, Jonathan; Kennedy, Michael
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2014

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After deciding to transform a former government-owned poultry farm in Ethiopia, two American business partners encounter challenges related to input costs, inventory management, delivery, government relations, and other key challenges that are common to entrepreneurs operating in an emerging market context...

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Managing Environmental Systems: Supporting Sustainable Urbanization

Authors: Gill, Tom; Davis, Marion; Erickson, Peter; Purkey, David; Mehta, Vishal
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
Publication Year: 2014

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Given the pace of urbanization, the development paths that cities take and how they use resources are critical issues for sustainability. SEI examines resource use in cities not only under under current conditions but also under different scenarios shaped by demographic and socio-economic trends, climate change, and key policy choices.

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