Blog Posts in Social Entrepreneurship | Net Impact

Blog Posts in Social Entrepreneurship

  • Net Impact Book Club: Blessed Unrest, Part I

    Net Impact Book Club: Blessed Unrest, Part I | Net Impact

    Welcome to the Net Impact Book Club, a curated selection of social and environmental must-reads to keep you feeling inspired during the summer months. From now until August, we’ll be featuring works by informative, influential writers and leaders across different fields and industries and providing you with key questions and takeaways to consider from each book.   ...Read More »

  • Sambazon and a Call to Action in Seeding Change

    Sambazon and a Call to Action in Seeding Change | Net Impact

    How can we harness the power of responsible business to help solve the environmental and social crises plaguing the planet and our global community? ...Read More »

  • Social Entrepreneurs Wanted: Compensation Commensurate with Impact 

    Social Entrepreneurs Wanted Compensation Commensurate with Impact | Net Impact

    Social Entrepreneurs (and Intrapreneurs working within existing companies) can be the drivers of solutions to the world’s more pressing problems - reversing climate change and fomenting social justice. A still prevailing ‘business case’ framing, i.e., ‘what is the business case for this effort’ is a commitment to incremental action when exponential outcomes are called for. 10X type results are what the entrepreneur is seeking. ...Read More »

  • The Four Types of Social Entrepreneurship

    The Four Types of Social Entrepreneurship | Net Impact

    As the world moves into year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many who are stressing the need for social entrepreneurship. Individuals, businesses, and non-profits are stepping to the front and truly making a conscious effort to bring about positive change in the world, be it a direct result of the pandemic or other social causes. ...Read More »

  • Sambazon and the challenges of conscious-driven business in Seeding Change

    Sambazon and the challenges of conscious-driven business  in Seeding Change | Net Impact

    The documentary Seeding Change opens in the Amazon flood plains in Brazil, the gateway to the rainforest. A region naturally rich in its biodiversity, but where historically its local people and landscape have been exploited. ...Read More »

  • What Does a Purpose-Driven Company Look Like?

    What Does a Purpose-Driven Company Look Like? | Net Impact

    Traditionally, businesses are seen as entities that exist to provide a product or service. A growing number of consumers and entrepreneurs are embracing the idea that companies can be a lot more. Purpose-driven companies go beyond their role of offering a product or service and develop programs that have a social or environmental impact. ...Read More »

  • Why Social Entrepreneurship Matters

    Why Social Entrepreneurship Matters | Net Impact

    Having a career in today’s world means more than just having a job where you work all day for a paycheck. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact in Forbes 30 Under 30 2020

    Net Impact in Forbes 30 Under 30 | Net Impact

    There is no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone. While the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, there is hope on the horizon in the form of 600 young visionaries. For the 10th year in a row, Forbes released 30 Under 30, highlighting young people making a positive impact in their communities. Two Net Impact community members appear on this year’s list, ranking among the best and brightest of their generation. ...Read More »

  • 3 Questions With: Charles Orgbon III, Lead, San Francisco Sustainability Business Resource Group @ Deloitte

    Charles Orgbon III

    "3 Questions With" is a blog series that was launched in October 2019 by Net Impact, as a way to inspire our network of social impact leaders by interviewing influential members in the sustainability and social impact space. The series asks friends of Net Impact to explore three key areas: "the path to here", "today's impact", and "looking ahead." We hope you are inspired by those featured in this new series. If you are interested in being interviewed for the series or to nominate someone you are inspired by, please send an email to blog@netimpact.org, with Three Questions in the subject line.  ...Read More »

  • Shell Brings the Topic of Clean Energy to Life at the 2019 Net Impact Conference and Beyond

    At Net Impact, we partner with forward-thinking companies that want to create meaningful collaborations with our network of diverse, informed leaders to drive transformational change. Our partnership with Shell is a unique example of how we empower our chapter members and partners alike to work together to create a lasting impact. Shell is once again challenging Net Impact members to shape the future of energy solutions. As a part of their partnership with Net Impact, Shell mentors from a variety of backgrounds and fields led Accelerator Sessions at the 2019 Net Impact Conference as they gear up to engage with future leaders during the 2019-20 Future of Energy Challenge: Mobility. ...Read More »

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