Tag: social responsibility

Managing dengue using mobile phones

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Managing dengue using mobile phones

How Pakistan’s second largest city managed to control their mosquito problem using mobile phones – and had other positive effects.

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An Illuminating Social Enterprise

June 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
An Illuminating Social Enterprise

The Luminance! Youth Art Light Festival was on at Singapore *SCAPE from 23 June – 1 July 2012.

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How Social Business create Change

February 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
How Social Business create Change

Getting involved in Grameen Danone also affected how Danone employees and shareholders see the world. Read how helping malnourished children in Bangladesh changed their perspective.

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Social Change and the Impact of Technology

October 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
Social Change and the Impact of Technology

Social change can be effected by many kinds of technologies, high-tech or otherwise, and be used in many forms. How the technology is applied makes the difference.

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Meet Jack Sim, Social Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

September 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Meet Jack Sim, Social Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

The founder of the World Toilet Organization, Jack Sim, presents at GCL@NUS his perspective about what it means to be a social entrepreneur.

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Rolex – the quiet philantropist

May 13, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Rolex – the quiet philantropist

It is not widely known that Rolex is a privately held company. Even less well known is how much the company does philanthropically. Hans Wilsdorf has even been compared to Bill Gates.

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Vorsprung Durch Companies

April 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Vorsprung Durch Companies

Be nimble, be focused, be excellent at what you do. Those are the characteristics of the Mittelstand companies. They are very specialised, small and do what they do so well that they are sometimes the only option available.

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Electric Cars today are mostly coal-powered

April 3, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Electric Cars today are mostly coal-powered

It isn’t immediately obvious that electric cars today are mostly coal-powered. Read more to find out why this is meant to jolt your thinking patterns.

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Idea to help malnourished children in Indonesia

March 31, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Idea to help malnourished children in Indonesia

At a recent Grameen Creative Lab workshop, a team went through the steps of proposing a Social Business. This is a summary of their approach, and conclusion.

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How to start a Social Business

March 24, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
How to start a Social Business

Starting a Social Business is almost the same as starting any typical business. You want to make it sustainable and making money to sustain itself.
Instead of focusing on a user need, you focus on a social problem.

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