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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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Greener Skills and Jobs

Author: OECD
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: OECD
Publication Year: 2014

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This paper suggests that the role of skills and education and training policies should be an important component of the ecological transformation process...

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Sustainability in Action: Profiles of Community Initiatives Across the United States

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: CONCERN, Inc.; Community Sustainability Resource Institute
Publication Year: 2008

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This report profiles community sustainability initiatives, one from each state and the District of Columbia...

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Green Growth in Cities

Author: OECD
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: OECD Publishing
Publication Year: 2013

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Green Growth in Cities identifies urban activities to reduce environmental impact that are most likely to contribute to the policy priorities of job creation, urban attractiveness, metro-regional supply of green products and services, and increased urban land values.

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The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Author: Braun, Adam
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Scribner
Publication Year: 2014

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Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling he met a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, simply answered, “A pencil.” This small request led to a staggering series of events that took Braun backpacking through dozens of countries before eventually leaving one of the world’s most prestigious jobs to found Pencils of Promise, the organization he started with just $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world.

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The Solution Revolution: How Business, Government, and Social Enterprises Are Teaming Up to Solve Society's Toughest Problems

Authors: Eggers, William D.; Macmillan, Paul
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Harvard Business Review Press
Publication Year: 2013

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World hunger. Climate change. Crumbling infrastructure. It’s clear that in today’s era of fiscal constraints and political gridlock, we can no longer turn to government alone to tackle these and other towering social problems. What’s required is a new, more collaborative and productive economic system. The Solution Revolution brings hope—revealing just such a burgeoning new economy where players from across the spectrum of business, government, philanthropy, and social enterprise converge to solve big problems and create public value.

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The Business Case for Racial Equity

Authors: Turner, Ani; Acevedo-Garcia, Dolores; Gaskin, Darrell; LaVeist, Thomas; Williams, David R.; Segal, Laura; Miller, George
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Altarum Institute; W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Publication Year: 2013

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Striving for racial equity – a world where race is no longer a factor in the distribution of opportunity – is a matter of social justice. But moving toward racial equity can generate significant economic returns as well...

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Arab Women Rising

Authors: Syeed, Nafeesa; Zafar, Rahilla
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2014

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In Arab Women Rising, Knowledge@Wharton contributors Nafeesa Syeed and Rahilla Zafar share the entrepreneurial journeys of 35 women, from a flower farmer tending her fields in the Tunisian countryside to a Saudi royal advocating for expanded women's rights throughout the kingdom.

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Economic Development of Latin America

Author: Conroy, Stephen J.
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: University of San Diego
Publication Year: 2013

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This course is designed to assist in answering the following questions: Why isn’t the whole world—particularly Latin America—developed?

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