Tag Archives: social entrepreneurship

Peepoo
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The New Pioneers Case of the Month: Peepoople – taking the backdoor to sanitation

Just imagine for a moment that you did not have a toilet. Scary, isn’t it? This the reality for over 2.6 billion people on the planet, who lack access to even the simplest latrine. Peepoople has found a solution: a single-use, biodegradable and self-sanitising Peepoo plastic bag which serves as a personal, portable and low-cost latrine. Continue reading

Posted in | Environmental sustainability, Health, Social entrepreneurship, Social innovations, Sustainable business, The New Pioneers Case of the Month
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2013 trends 524X218
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The four CSR megatrends for 2013

Here are the four most important corporate social responsibility megatrends for 2013: Putting purpose before profit; Turning your employees into CSR managers; Shared value partnerships with social entrepreneurs; Social media and stakeholder engagement instead of CSR-reporting. Continue reading

Posted in | CSR, CSR communication, Corporate Volunteering, Employer branding, Social entrepreneurship, Stakeholder engagement, Sustainable business
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aravind-logo
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Aravind Hospital – an instrument of ‘the Divine Will’

Reading excerpts from The New Pioneers reminded me of my time at Aravind Eye Hospital in Tamil Nadu in South India, where I as a young medical student spent 2 months in 1995. Blogpost by Charlotte Strøm, MD, PhD, Journalist Continue reading

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Social entrepreneurship on the map
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Social entrepreneurship on the map

The field of social entrepreneurship has over the past five to ten years increasingly attracted public attention. Today dedicated organizations, foundations, awards and TV series are promoting, supporting or paying tribute to social entrepreneurs from all corners of the world. Continue reading

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Superflex and Guarana Power
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Value creation with aesthetic capital

Social entrepreneurs Superflex create value for Brazilian guaraná farmers with the use of aesthetical capital. Continue reading

Posted in | Ethical consumption, Globalization, Social entrepreneurship, Social innovations, Sustainable business
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