Social Enterprise

There's More Than One Route to Doing Well by Doing Good

Feature | August 04, 2016

Corporate social responsibility has long been an opportunity for companies to bolster their public image — and boost their sales. But it also sends important signals to potential employees.

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Savvy Risks, Sustainable Rewards

Viewpoints | July 18, 2014

How—and why—to take smart chances on renewable energy.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Social Savers

Feature | March 21, 2014

Peer monitors can help the poorest of the poor increase their wealth.

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Risk, Innovation, and Social Value

Off The Shelf | January 30, 2013

Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Sharing Central

Feature | December 28, 2012

New research reveals how connectivity in local social networks promotes cooperation.

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Planetary Economics

Viewpoints | June 26, 2012

Global economic growth and sustainability can -- and should -- go hand in hand, argues Geoffrey Heal, who here offers, in the keynote address prepared for the Rio+20 sustainability summit, four crucial steps to building long-term fiscal and environmental prosperity.

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No News is Good News

Feature | June 26, 2012

When it comes to social responsibility, being too bad or too good can bring harmful headlines.

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Undersavers Anonymous

Feature | February 28, 2012

A simple text message can prompt the poor to double their savings.

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Can a Kinder, Gentler Company Earn a Bigger Bottom Line?

Viewpoints | April 25, 2011

Corporate social responsibility, says Ray Fisman, can help companies earn consumers' trust, and perhaps even higher profits.

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Taking Attendance with Teachers

Feature | May 20, 2010

New research shows just how much teacher absences hurt student achievement.

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