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The Article: Google.org Making Tech For Good AReality
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop: The head of Google’s philanthropic arm discusses the challenges of the impact space, how it encourages partners to come up with revenue models and how it finds teams to invest in.
The Article: Wash Up and Do Good – With the Proper Soap
The Publisher: Fox Business
The Scoop: Using a revolutionary business model, a former fashion industry executive has created what she hopes will be the Amazon of social enterprise.
The Article: How to Leave a Mark
The Publisher: The New York Times
The Scoop: How impact investing has overcome the hype and entered into the mainstream.
The Article: Careers as a social entrepreneur – the dreams and reality
The Publisher: The Guardian
The Scoop: Eight years after starting her social business, an entrepreneur unearths an interview from her launch to assess her answers and share lessons learned.
The Article: Social Entrepreneurship: The Way to Public Sector Efficiency May Be Through Private Sector Insights
The Publisher: Huffington Post
The Scoop: Abusiness that brings healthcare to poor areas shows how social enterprises are best equipped to not only achieve scale, but also true impact.