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Unpacking Corporate Purpose: A Report on the Beliefs of Executives, Investors and Scholars

Authors: Keller Fay Group; Samuelson, Judith; Padro, Miguel
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2014

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The Aspen Institute commissioned the Keller Fay Group to undertake research to explore the purpose of the corporation in American society – and to focus particularly on the idea that the primary purpose of a corporation ought to be to maximize shareholder value...

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The Role of the Corporation in Society: An Alternative View and Opportunities for Future Research

Author: Serafeim, George
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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A long-standing ideology in business education has been that a corporation is run for the sole interest of its shareholders. I present an alternative view where increasing concentration of economic activity and power in the world's largest corporations, the Global 1000, has opened the way for managers to consider the interests of a broader set of stakeholders rather than only shareholders...

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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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The Triple Bottom-Line and Investing for Impact: The Case of Afram Plains District of Ghana

Authors: Peterson, Gayle; Yawson, Robert M.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Partners for Change; Quinnipiac University
Publication Year: 2013

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This case study outlines how Wayne Fergusson’s investment consortium, representing high profile social impact organisations and individuals, has invested $22.45 million in a farm within the Afram Plains District of Ghana. Just as the project was gaining significant media coverage and the interest from social investors across the world, new information regarding the use of questionable pesticides and possible child labour issues has been uncovered by a potential investor...

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Can an "Ethical" Bank Support Guns and Fracking?

Authors: Marquis, Christopher; Almandoz, Juan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business Review
Publication Year: 2014

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Should Rocky Mountain Green Bank deny a loan to a gun manufacturer?

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Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt

Author: Lewis, Michael
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Year: 2014

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Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that, post–financial crisis, the markets have become not more free but less, and more controlled by the big Wall Street banks. Working at different firms, they come to this realization separately; but after they discover one another, the flash boys band together and set out to reform the financial markets...

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Richard Lund: Personal Wealth and Philanthropy

Authors: Parker, George; Rappaport, Alan; Foroughi, Jaclyn C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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This case describes a hypothetical investor faced with the challenges of philanthropy and its role in wealth management and personal objectives. Includes discussions of how much, when, why, and how to give...

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Thieves of Bay Street: How Banks, Brokerages and the Wealthy Steal Billions from Canadians

Author: Livesey, Bruce
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Vintage Canada
Publication Year: 2013

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Thieves of Bay Street investigates Canada's biggest financial scandals of recent years. Readers will learn what banks do with investors' money and what happens when they lose it. They will meet the bogus investment gurus, the brokers who lose money with both reckless abandon and impunity, the bankers who squander money in toxic investments, the lawyers who protect them and the regulators who do nothing to keep them from doing it again. And most importantly, they'll meet the victims who are demanding that our vaunted banking sector finally come clean on its dirtiest secret.

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Chinese State-Owned Enterprises In Africa: Myths And Realities

Authors: Chintu, Namukale; Williamson, Peter J.
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Ivey Business Journal
Publication Year: 2013

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Chinese state-owned enterprises are often depicted as the new colonials in Africa, rapacious exploiters who lack transparency and good corporate citizenship. But the reality is rather different.

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Mitchell Kapor Seeks to Meld Business, Social Good

Author: Garling, Caleb
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Publication Year: 2013

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Mitch Kapor believes in William Gibson's observation, that the future is here, it's just not evenly distributed. With his wife Freada Kapor Klein, Kapor aims to close that gap. Kapor focuses on building entrepreneurial skills for social impact and funding businesses aimed at empowering low-income and minority people.

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