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White House Roundtable Results to Abacus Impact Investing Commitments
Abacus Wealth Partners will provide at least $126 million to impact investments over the next two years, following a White House roundtable on impact investing. The Abacus initiative is one of the...more



Nelson Mandela: The Real Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship
Njideka U. Harry, a Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, explains how the late South African icon, Nelson Mandela, taught people all over the world about the true meaning of social...more

CASA Helps Foster Children in Marion County
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Marion County is dedicated to helping abused and neglected children have a safe, permanent home. CASA of Marion County calls upon the need for more...more

Tech Startups to Tackle Water Issues in California
With California currently experiencing a drought, startups are providing solutions such as drones, aerial imagery and data analytics to help deliver water to only the parts of farmers' fields that...more

Social Enterprise Bicycle Shop Celebrates Five Years of Doing Social Good
Dublin-based social enterprise bicycle shop, Rothar, founded by Anne Bedos, turns five years old. Rothar trains and hires people who are long-term unemployed as bike mechanics. Bedos finds that it...more

Civic Engagement: Key for Unemployment Reduction
According to the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), civic engagement is capable of reducing unemployment rates across the country. In a (NCoC) data, states that have low volunteer rates...more

Shaping More Social Entrepreneurs
Jennifer Hirsch, Founder of Marked Point, writes that the most important thing for a social entrepreneur is to create a new business model that's in line with their goals. Hirsch rounds up five...more

Social Enterprises: Are They Becoming Mainstream?
A recent research released by the Social Economy Alliance suggests consumers prefer to buy social, but in The Guardian's open thread, questions surface: Will social enterprises ever underpin the UK...more

Award-Winning Tax Attorney Inspires Youth of Germantown
Award-winning tax attorney and advocate, Nikki Johnson-Huston, hopes to affect policy change. She talks with Germantown youth of LOGAN Hope School at Tabor Children's Services to share her inspiring...more






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A Blended Learning Program in Social Enterprise


A Blended Learning Program in Social Enterprise

As The Guardian creates a blended learning programme in social enterprise, people are invited to shape their ideas through sharing their thoughts via an online survey.




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