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Responsible Investment in Vietnam

Authors: Carmody, Lucy; Nguyen, Veronique; Brown, Michelle
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Responsible Research
Publication Year: 2011

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There is a general lack of coherent information available to investors in Vietnam on both sustainability context issues and specific company environment, social and governance criteria, such as community investment, emissions, water use, employee health and welfare and diversity and independence of boards. This shortage of information continues to hold back responsible investment in the country.

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Impact Investing in Emerging Markets

Author: Arosio, Marco
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Responsible Research
Publication Year: 2011

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Impact investments offer a new approach in the way that they reduce the imbalance in the distribution of wealth between a company’s ownership and the community in which it operates, while at the same time being respectful of the natural environment and its resources. In addition, these structures are readily applicable in the existing economic system.

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Progreso Financiero: Growing Sales

Authors: Han, Arar; Leslie, Mark; Lattin, James M.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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James Gutierrez has started a socially responsible consumer lending company focused on serving the underbanked Hispanic market. Despite positive initial outcomes the company was headed for trouble. Gutierrez needed to know that Progreso’’s business model and existing sales processes were the right ones. Then he could find and implement new measures to drive the key performance indicators.

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Ascend Ventures into Education

Authors: Fairchild, Gregory B.; Yemen, Gerry
Product Type: Cases
Source: Darden School of Business
Publication Year: 2004

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Ascend Ventures is a relatively young private equity firm that has targeted technology companies that are managed by women or minorities. The company under their consideration, Platform Learning, operates in the for-profit education market, providing supplemental education services to children in failing public schools.

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Selling Agriculture 2.0 to Silicon Valley

Author: Woody, Todd
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2010

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A catch-all phrase for environmentally beneficial farming, sustainable agriculture has long been the province of organic enthusiasts. But venture capitalists say a growing awareness of conventional agriculture’s contribution to climate change and concerns over its consumption of water and energy are creating markets for technological innovation to minimize those effects.

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The Investment Bank Job: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Goldman Sachs

Author: Schrieber, Andrew
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University
Publication Year: 2011

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This case study examines the evolution of the modern financial industry and the organizational and structural shifts within Wall Street banks that led to the crisis at Goldman Sachs.

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LumiSmart (A, B): Answering the Call for Negawatts

Authors: Thornhill, Stewart; Brown, Ellen M.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2011

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The CEO is intrigued by the potential of a radical new clean technology, but must decide whether he and this firm will back it given that they have only verbal confirmation that the technology can be proved and certified.

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board: Governance

Authors: Khokher, Zeigham; Busaba, Walid; Mark, Ken
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2010

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has put in place a strong governance structure to ensure that excess contributions (by Canadians) can be invested with a singular mandate - to maximize the rate of return without undue risk of loss.

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Gone Rural

Author: Perold, Andre F.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2011

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Gone Rural employs 750 women in rural communities across Swaziland to produce handwoven baskets and other hand-crafted items. The company has a strong social mission to improve the economic situation of these women and wants to grow rapidly. Allows students to discuss whether and how for-profit and social objectives can co-exist.

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Feeding Asia

Authors: McCarron, Benjamin; Carmody, Lucy; Dodge, Laura
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Responsible Research
Publication Year: 2011

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The dramatic food price rallies of 2010, echoing the surges and attendant social unrest of 2008, provide the context for this analysis of the challenges of feeding Asia over the coming decades.

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