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We are recruiting for Spring 2015!

Why: Do you want to work on solutions to environmental problems? Are you interested in learning-by doing? Do you want to learn how social enterprises, in this case, environmental-not-for-profit-organizations, solve real-world problems? What: This Spring, the College’s Social Entrepreneurship Program … Continue reading
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SE’s value proposition

By Samantha McNelly As a first year college student, I only had a general idea of what I wanted my major to be and what I wanted to do after college. I just knew that eventually, I wanted to work … Continue reading
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Social entrepreneurship and the role of government

By Amanda Collins This post was uploaded after Amanda’s Global SE experience.   Before going to India, I was politically liberal with a firm belief in a strong Federal government. I’m still a politically liberal college student, but I have … Continue reading
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The visitor

By Joshua Fields Editors note: This reflection was orginally written in July 6th 2012.  I recently went on field visit to two schools, which are run by Hippocampus, the organization that I am working for. We went to get a deeper understanding of the … Continue reading
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Local SE 2012

The Local SE Team from 2012 worked with three organizations this last fall: The Wilderness Center of Wilmot Ohio, Lifes Little Adventure Farm and Green Township Historical Society.  Each of these organizations presented a unique business challenge to the student … Continue reading
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The Long tail of Social Enterprise

By Matt Policastro. The social enterprise sector is far from perfect. However, impact investors and their clients demonstrate the spread of socially-minded action across the long tail. Continue reading → Continue reading

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Three questions revisited

By Parisa Ahmadi. In my last blog post, I ended with three questions (which will follow shortly). After my professor saw the post, he told me, “It’s such a tease! You ask these questions and you don’t follow up!” So I decided to just that. … Continue reading

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Creating a database of social enterprises in India

By Varun Bhandari. At Sattva, Matt and I were asked to create a database of social enterprise firms for Indian social impact investors. This database would give investors information about a firms target market, kind of products they produce, social im… Continue reading

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From adversity comes a lesson in entrepreneurship

By Sam McNelly Things outside of internal control often affect social enterprises. To cope with these things, social enterprises must be flexible. Things that initially seem to be obstacles can, with a good attitude and a little flexibility, often tu… Continue reading

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The triple bottom line

By Joshua Fields. The co-op is focusing primarily on the social and environmentally sustainable parts of the triple bottom line. Today, the land is once again becoming green and increasingly fertile. The farmers have income… Continue reading → Continue reading

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