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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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GiveWell: Real Change for Your Dollar

Authors: Meehan, William F. III; Drabkin, Davina
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In 2007 a group of eight friends wanted to give. With so many charities out there, the friends wanted to know which ones were doing the most good. They had two basic questions: (1) what did the charitable organization do with donors’ money and (2) what evidence existed that charity’s activities were helping people?

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This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

Authors: Reinhart, Carmen M.; Rogoff, Kenneth
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Princeton University Press
Publication Year: 2011

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Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the old rules of valuation no longer apply and that the new situation bears little similarity to past disasters. With this breakthrough study, leading economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff definitively prove them wrong.

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First Green Bank: Bringing Bloom to Desert Landscapes

Authors: Marquis, Christopher; Almandoz, Juan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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First Green Bank is a bank start-up in the midst of the financial crisis which aims to promote sustainability while making money as a bank. The case presents an ethical dilemma as it considers a loan to an arms manufacturer…

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