What is a social enterprise?

By Mal Warwick In a study of 430 ventures in India financed by the Rockefeller Foundation and the International Finance Corporation (an arm of the World Bank), Intellecap defined a social enterprise using the following criteria: 1. For-profit: They operate …

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Ending poverty — guaranteed?

By Mal Warwick As Paul Polak and I have made the rounds discussing The Business Solution to Poverty, we’ve been confronted by a question that arises out of deeply held skepticism — or, not to put too fine an edge on …

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¡Viva la revolución

Five years ago, at the Aspen design summit, I said that 90% of the world’s designers spent all of their time addressing the needs of the richest 10% of the world’s customers. I also said that before I die I …

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