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The Article: Can you set a standard for social impact?
The Publisher: The Guardian
The Scoop: Social impact is driving business—and the market is demanding for more formal ways to measure it.
The Article: 4 Things We Can Learn From SocialEntrepreneurs
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop: “Markets are the means, not the goal” and other advice traditional business can take from social entrepreneurs.
The Article: Step One in Growing Impact Investing: Prove Social Enterprise Works
The Publisher: Huffington Post
The Scoop: A study gives compelling evidence that social companies are not only helping society—they are profitable businesses worth investing in.
The Article: Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great
The Publisher: Entrepreneur
The Scoop: How headphones company LSTN cracked the code and built a successful enterprise that gives back.
The Article: Exploring the Next Iteration of Social Entrepreneurship
The Publisher: Knowledge@Wharton
The Scoop: A social impact strategist reveals how she helps enterprises optimize their impact.