What you need to know this week. Brought to you by The Venture and Fast Company.
The Article:Social Entrepreneurship Is The New Black
The Publisher: Huffington Post Small Business
The Scoop:From climate change to global hunger, innovative startups and do-it-yourself entrepreneurs may be the key to solving some of the most pressing issues of our time.
The Article:Use Business To Fix Social Problems
The Publisher:Chicago Sun-Times
The Scoop:Chicago-based lawyer, financial advisor and author Marc J. Lane discusses the many opportunities for socially minded business to use their power to drive major change.
The Article:To Build Social Enterprise, We’re Going To Have To Learn To Break It Down
The Publisher:Huffington Post Impact
The Scoop:Despite its major growth over the past five years, the social enterprise model has a long way to go before it reaches its true potential as a movement of real change.
The Article:Take A Deep Dive Into Fathom, Carnival’s Cruise Line For Volunteers
The Publisher:Fast Company
The Scoop:Carnival, the cruise line with an annual revenue of $16 billion, has turned their sails towards the growing trend of “voluntourism,” which allows passengers to take on volunteer projects in places like the Dominican Republic and, soon, Cuba.
The Article:Four Tips For Taking Your Social Enterprise To The Next Level
The Publisher:DevEx Impact
The Scoop:Engaging your team and stakeholders in your process and knowing the best time to begin could be the keys to helping your social enterprise thrive.