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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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Nature's Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature

Authors: Tercek, Mark R.; Adams, Jonathan S.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Basic Books
Publication Year: 2013

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What is nature worth? The answer to this question—which traditionally has been framed in environmental terms—is revolutionizing the way we do business...

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micro Home Solutions: A Social Housing Initiative in India

Authors: Kerr, William R.; Brownell, Alexis
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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mHS is a social enterprise for the provision of affordable housing in India. After India's microfinance industry collapses, mHS needs to reposition itself for continued operations and long-term growth.

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Money Is Never Enough

Author: Casanueva, Leticia M. Jáuregui
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2013

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Since the 1970s, microcredit has been considered a critical tool for poverty reduction and development. After years of research and working hand-in-hand with female entrepreneurs in marginalized Mexican communities, however, I’ve learned that credit is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for success...

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First Solar: CFRA's Accounting Quality Concerns

Authors: Srinivasan, Suraj; Cornell, Ian McKown
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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The case relates to accounting quality analysis conducted by the leading research firm Center for Financial Research and Analysis (CFRA) on companies in the solar industry with a focus on First Solar Inc. The case places students in the shoes of CFRA analysts who need to assess First Solar's accounting quality and business prospects after the company releases its second quarter financial numbers in 2009.

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The International Bank of Bob: Connecting Our Worlds One $25 Kiva Loan at a Time

Author: Harris, Bob
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Walker & Company
Publication Year: 2013

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After making hundreds of microloans online, Bob wanted to see the results first-hand, and in The International Bank of Bob he travels from Peru and Bosnia to Rwanda and Cambodia, introducing us to some of the most inspiring and enterprising people we've ever met, while illuminating day-to-day life--political and emotional--in much of the world that Americans never see.

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