Posts Tagged ‘Social Venture Network’

Coming Clean with Creativity

Guest post by SVN member Tolulope Ilesanmi, Founder of Zenith Cleaners, @tilesanmi Creativity is that seemingly elusive and desirable quality associated with the ability to think and act outside the box and bring into existence something new and beneficial. The new thi...
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SVN Launches “Best Advice I Never Got” Video Series

Posted by Social Venture Network, @SVNetwork We hear a lot of advice from business leaders focused on profit. But what about the growing community of mission-driven business leaders who are leveraging their company to do good? What does it take to align profit and p...
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The Way of the Urgent Warrior

Written by Alana Kambury, MBA Candidate at Bainbridge Graduate Institute, @lanabury Social Venture Network 2014 Spring Conference Plenary: Leadership and the Road Ahead featuring Gary Hirshberg, Founder of Stonyfield in conversation with Walter Robb, co-CEO of...
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4 Ways We Can Catalyze Positive Change

Written by Kasey Kissick, Social Venture Network, @SVNetwork Addressing climate change. Confronting malnutrition. Helping veterans heal. Building an equitable workforce. At the 2014 SVN Spring Conference, a speaker series titled “Catalyzing Positive Change” broug...
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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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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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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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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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Creating a LGBTQ–Inclusive Business Community to Fuel Social Change

Written by Casey Lauderdale, Social Venture Network, @Radiant_City  Social Venture Network conferences are designed to both support and challenge entrepreneurs to better the world through business.  Yet, until this Fall there was an important part of our conversatio...
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