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Social enterprises are judged by both their social impact and their ability to thrive as financially sustainable businesses. Unfortunately many, if not most, attempts at replicating successful social enterprises have failed. Two experts from the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship examine assumptions about what both “success” and “replication” mean with respect to social enterprises.
This essay by Alejandro Camacho won an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Contest.
This essay by Alejandro Camacho is the Third Prize winner in the 2014 Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Contest.
This week a Senate investigation detailed that HSBC had lax controls against money-laundering and often ignored warnings about clients with ties to drug cartels and terrorists. ProPublica has compiled a rundown of the bank’s blunders and blind spots as detailed in the Senate report.
The New York Times reported this week that Walmart allegedly engaged in a vast campaign of bribery to expand the company’s Mexico business in the early 2000s, potentially violating U.S. law. The scheme was allegedly overseen by a Walmart executive, Eduardo Castro-Wright, described by The Times as “the driving force behind years of bribery” totaling millions of dollars.
Ann Charles thinks the next generation of business leaders will require new talents and a different set of skills to successfully grow business over the next decade. A modern CEO, she writes, will focus on creating a business culture that’s expansive, mapping a social purpose to the creation of goods and services.