Archive for the ‘Archived News & Resources’ Category

The Case for Renewable Energy Simplified into Two Pieces: Oil and Electricity

Written by Kasey Kissick, Social Venture Network, @SVNetwork “Would you rather die of oil well fires, climate change, nuclear holocaust, or all of the above?” asked a wry Amory Lovins, an internationally acclaimed physicist and co-founder, Chief Scientist and Cha...
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Leading the Way Through Collaboration

Written by Liz Smith, MBA Candidate at Bainbridge Graduate Institute People are the greatest asset within our organizations, and it is through the quality of their collaboration that we get the most out of their contributions. Yet creating a culture of collaboration ...
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Brand Souls

Written by SVN member Jared Levy, Founder, Guru Media Solutions Several years ago the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are to be treated as individuals in the eyes of the law. I certainly don’t agree with that as it pertains to campaign donations and oth...
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An Open Letter to Larry Page

Guest post from SVN member Mal Warwick, Business Solution to Poverty, @MalWarwick Dear Larry, In your recent conversation with Charlie Rose at TED, you said you’d rather hand over your cash to Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City) instead of donating it to a...
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Prospering in Common

Written by G. Benjamin Bingham, 3Sisters Sustainable Management, @GBBingham Stuart Williams is back on the international conference scene and instead of his very successful SRI firm, Strategic Research Institute, that created conferences for 300,000 global corporate e...
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Lessons Learned from Enterprise Opportunity Trip to Cuba

Written by Erin Roach, Social Venture Network [caption id=\"attachment_1133\" align=\"alignnone\" width=\"645\"] Mural de la Prehistoria, painted by Leovigildo Gonzalez Morillo, 1961[/caption] Stately old movie houses from the ‘40s dot Havana. Films are everywhere,...
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Shopping Free or Slave? Nelson Mandela and Freedom as a Choice

Guest post by SVN member Ben Bingham, 3Sisters Sustainable Management, @GBBingham Originally posted in the Huffington Post. This holiday season, I am wondering if it is possible to feel good about the workers in our \"free trade\" world. I was picked up and driven to t...
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Heather White is Keeping Fast Fashion in Check with Her Boots on the Ground

Written by Evan Coller, Social Venture Network, @SVNetwork [caption id=\"attachment_934\" align=\"aligncenter\" width=\"614\"] Photo credit Luigi Casentini[/caption] Another garment factory fire, this time at a Chinese-owned clothing factory in the town of Prato, Ita...
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Bigger Than You Think: The Economic Impact of Microbusiness in the United States

SVN member Connie Evans is the President and CEO of the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), a national membership organization and leading voice of microbusiness development in the United States. Connie recently spoke at SVN\'s Fall Conference about Tilt Forw...
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Harnessing the Power of Gentrification

Written by Casey Lauderdale, Social Venture Network, @Radiant_City Famous for her work on environmental justice issues in the Bronx, Majora Carter is now shifting her focus on economic empowerment through the use of equitable real estate development and job training pr...
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