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Making Lemonade in Chicago's Troubled Neighborhoods

Authors: Retsinas, Nicolas P.; Lamas, Jazzmin; Strope, Lisa
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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This case focuses on the complexities of building a real estate portfolio in two low-income neighborhoods of Chicago, Roseland and Englewood, during the foreclosure crises in 2011.

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Nurturing Green: Vows and Woes of an Entrepreneur (A, B)

Authors: Gupta, Nakul; Goyal, D.P.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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It was February 2012 and the founder of Nurturing Green, a plants-as-gifts enterprise, faced an important business decision. As he pondered the deal presented to him by an investment firm, he wondered about the wisdom of giving up 50 per cent control of his company in return for the investment firm’s offer of $10 million in capital funding...

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When Exotic Investments Are Too Good to be True

Author: Sterngold, James
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: CNNMoney
Publication Year: 2012

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Many investors don't trust Wall Street anymore, so they're putting money into exotic alternatives. The saga of two friends provides a window into a growing peril.

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PRIDE Industries

Author: Arnheiter, Edward D.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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PRIDE, a non-profit enterprise that hired workers with disabilities, wished to earn business and reputation based on the universal measures used by customers worldwide — price, quality and delivery — while maintaining its social mission...

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Goldlake Eurocantera/Honduras

Authors: Anderson, Marty; Carte, Assheton L. Stewart; Erzurumlu, S. Sinan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Babson College
Publication Year: 2012

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GOLD launched Goldlake, a mining industry investment company, through its subsidiary Eurocantera in Honduras. Goldlake considered its organizational goals to be commercial viability and the environmental and social impacts of its business decisions on reputational and financial value. This case focuses on how Goldlake developed values based on principles of human and environmental sensitivity, and how it turned the social innovation of community inclusiveness into a competitive advantage.

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EcoPost: Financing a Green Startup in Africa

Authors: Sorensen, Jesper; Kennedy, Michael; Jorasch, Gina
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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Based in Nairobi, Kenya, EcoPost manufactures construction posts out of the thousands of tons of plastic waste produced daily by the city. However, they face many obstacles overcoming skepticism from investors, largely because of their relatively poor financial record keeping...

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Frameworks for Dialogue and Research about Social Impact Investing

Author: Leonard, Herman B.
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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This note suggests frameworks that help to clarify important dimensions of social impact investment projects, distinguishing and clarifying key differences in approaches to social impact investments undertaken by different organizations and funders.

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The Promise of Impact Investing

Authors: Rangan, V. Kasturi; Appleby, Sarah; Moon, Laura
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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This note provides an overview of the impact investing industry, a new and burgeoning field of investments seeking to create social and environmental benefits while also generating a financial return...

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Boardroom Battle Behind Bars: Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings -- A Corporate Governance Drama

Authors: Kirby, William C.; Manty, Tracy Yuen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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Despite widespread news of the incarceration of Gome Electronics' CEO, Huang Guangyu, Bain Capital felt they carefully undertook due diligence before making a significant investment in the company. The venture capital firm was confident that it and the current management could work together to revamp the fortunes of China's leading electronic retailer. However, it did not anticipate the power Huang had behind bars…

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Arbor Days: Trumann Landscaping and ACCION USA

Authors: Fairchild, Gregory B.; Race, Natalie
Product Type: Cases
Source: Darden School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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Trumann Landscaping is environmentally sustainable, experienced, and interested in growth. Sarah Gomez at ACCION USA must evaluate their small business loan application...

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