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CSR vs Social Enterprise: Which Strikes More Impact?
New research from the IMPACT Project finalised - Final Conference 17&18 September 2013 finds that social enterprises that are three years old or younger are pioneering in social impact. The...more



Leadership Development Funding for Start-Up Social Entrepreneurs
Embarking on start-up social enterprises can be the most critical, according to Hila Mehr, StartingBloc Fellow and author. There has been lack of support and leadership development funding for...more

80-yr old Receives Yakima\
Alphonso Bradley, an 80-year old volunteer, has recently received the 2013 Yakima's Martin Luther King Jr Service Award to honor his work as an active advocate for the youth, doing a lot of things...more

Elected Officials Economic Development Orientation
About 45 elected officials and members of the Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance has recently hosted an Elected Officials Economic Development Orientation. The purpose of this...more

Online Directory Guides Social Entrepreneurs to Move Forward
The New Entrepreneurs Foundation has launched an online directory that offers guidance and support for entrepreneurs. The guide delineates more than 500 organizations that provide young...more

Study Finds Some Children Are More Resilient to Post-traumatic Stress
In an article published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (JCAP), it documents factors that may help predict which youths are at greater risk of more serious disorders and...more

An Unprecedented Look at Gender Gap in College Enrollment
In the October 2013 issue of Educational Researcher (ER), it examines the role of sorting between boys and girls across public U.S. high schools in explaining the gender gap of college enrollment...more

NC Eastern Region Pushes Through to be a Private Nonprofit
North Carolina's Eastern Region (NCER) refocuses its mission to more charitable efforts as it pushes forward to becoming a private nonprofit. The organization covers 13 Eastern North Carolina...more

Key Ideas on Transparency
With a background in human rights and global development, Anna Scott, content coordinator for the Guardian's Global Development Professionals Network, summarizes 20 prerequisites for...more

Small Business Start-Up Expert to Launch Program for Entrepreneurs
Erik Pages, the small business expert and president of Virginia-based EntreWorks Consulting, will give a talk to Salisbury how the community can promote entrepreneurship. His talk will be held at...more






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New UK Research Body to Drive Progress in Social Investment

New UK Research Body to Drive Progress in Social Investment
The government-backed Social Investment Research Council is newly formed to hatch practical insights into social investment market...



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