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The New Pioneers Case of the Month: Acumen fund – Putting focus on the Social Return on Investment

A new movement within investing and philanthropy is making its mark worldwide. Commercial investors of capital are steering away from sectors and companies whose social or environmental risks and potential liabilities may jeopardize their financial interests – and social venture … Continue reading

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New Year resolutions and The Future We Want

The New Year is the time of new beginnings and our resolutions are the commitments we make to new goals and possibly even new visions. So why not reflect on what kind of future we want? The Future We Want is a project, which empowers individuals, communities, businesses, corporations, world leaders and countries to give their visions of a sustainable future. Continue reading

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Philanthrocapitalism – social change through business

A new kind of charity is shaking up the business world and revamping the concept of ‘giving back’ – because this kind of charity is in fact not charity at all. Continue reading

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Community – not just a stakeholder but the purpose of business

Long before terms like “values” and “sustainability” became business buzzwords in the West they were already being implemented by one Indian corporation. The Tata group, founded by Jamsetji N. Tata in the late 1890s, is today going on over 130 years of emphasising themes of governance, sustainability, values and ethics. Continue reading

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The New Pioneers makes the Top 40

The New Pioneers has made no. 21 on the University of Cambridge’s “Top 40 Sustainability Books of 2010” alongside books by authors such as Al Gore, Muhammad Yunus and Joseph E. Stiglitz. “We selected those books which we believe are most relevant for today’s leaders,” explains Wayne Visser, Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership and author of the newly published book “The Age of Responsibility”. Continue reading

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The 4C’s of Sustainable Business Success

The Four Cornerstones – Clear Purpose, Corporate Engagement, Collaborative Co-creation and Clear Communication – can be used as guidelines on the road to sustainable business success. Continue reading

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The art of sustainability

Not long ago, I discovered the project Happy Xmas Trees. This ambitious Danish art and sustainability project is currently transforming Copenhagen into one giant outdoor gallery featuring Christmas tree sculptures by various artists. But these trees aren’t just for show. Once Christmas is over, they will be auctioned off to raise money for the afforestation project, Happy® Forests. Continue reading

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Celebrating The New Pioneers

Celebration of The New Pioneers in Copenhagen Continue reading

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