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5 Invaluable Online Classes For Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs

Here are five excellent online courses every social entrepreneur should consider taking when setting out to make a profit while making a difference.

5 Invaluable Online Classes For Aspiring Social Entrepreneurs

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Doing Well By Doing Good: Who Are Today’s Social Entrepreneurs? (Infographic)

Social entrepreneurs seek to solve the world’s social and environmental problems through revenue-generating enterprises that champion innovative solutions.

Doing Well By Doing Good: Who Are Today’s Social Entrepreneurs? (Infographic)

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4 Companies Helping You Help Others

Learn about the inspiring companies helping individuals and nonprofits raise money for several important causes.

4 Companies Helping You Help Others

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How The Wonderful Company Helped A California Town Find Itself Again

The Wonderful Company is committed to investing in the communities where its employees live, work, and play.

How The Wonderful Company Helped A California Town Find Itself Again

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How Bank of America Helped This Startup Build a Business Around Purpose and Profit

Bank of America has played a significant supporting role in every step of Yoobi's development. Find out how.

How Bank of America Helped This Startup Build a Business Around Purpose and Profit

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4 Businesses That Make Giving Their Business

Through “buy one, give one” models or buying from local artisans, these four businesses are using business to make communities better.

4 Businesses That Make Giving Their Business

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Levi Strauss Sews Partnerships With Fashion Startups to Zip Up Water Conservation

For Levi Strauss and Co., environmental sustainability is – like the company’s iconic jeans – always in style.

Levi Strauss Sews Partnerships With Fashion Startups to Zip Up Water Conservation

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This Family-Run Startup Is Turning the Hat Industry On Its head

This father-entrepreneur is on a mission to show others what people with developmental disabilities can accomplish.

This Family-Run Startup Is Turning the Hat Industry On Its head

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One Man’s Journey From Inmate to Entrepreneur (VIDEO)

Ralphy Dominguez once ran one of the largest drug rings in New England, making over a million dollars a year. After spending several years in prison, he’s reinvented himself as an entrepreneur at the helm of New York City-based leather goods maker Pen & Pistol, which produces accessories like wallets with a minimalist aesthetic. What started as a leather craft course when Dominguez was behind bars flourished into a promising startup. In both worlds, he says he found something therapeutic and rewarding in working with his hands. After prison, Dominguez, originally from the South Bronx, found his way to Refoundry, a nonprofit organization in Brooklyn that coaches ex-cons to start their own ventures by training them to turn discarded materials into beautifully designed products. “Refoundry lent itself to the first major problem that you face coming home, which is trying to find a decent paid living wage—and Refoundry offered that […]

One Man’s Journey From Inmate to Entrepreneur (VIDEO)

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After Cyber Monday, There’s #GivingTuesday

While most corporate employees will be reveling in a couple of days off this weekend, things are kicking into high gear in the business world, especially for those in the retail field. First, there’s the longstanding tradition of Black Friday, with its nationwide sales, mega deals, and crazy hours. Up next is Small Business Saturday, which turns the focus to small businesses and encourages shoppers to patronize establishments in their local area. For more Small Business Saturday ideas and resources, check out our roundup. After that, it’s on to Cyber Monday, when the deals and the shoppers collide online. Then what? “Giving Tuesday,” the latest addition to the chain of post-Thanksgiving holidays, was founded in 2012 by 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation to focus on giving back. Whether you’re a global corporation or a small, family-run business, you can participate in Giving Tuesday. This article from Forbes can […]

After Cyber Monday, There’s #GivingTuesday

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