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A selection of books, websites and blogs related to "Social Venture Forum"


“How to change the world” - David Bornstein


“Banker to the poor” - by Muhammad Yunus,Alan Jolis


“The art of the start” – Guy Kawasaki


“The world is flat” - Thomas L. Friedman



Websites:
  • kivapedia.org -a great initiative to share with the Kiva community
  • kiva.org
  • About Microfinance
  • Tracks progress towards decreasing global poverty by 2015, Millennium
  • NextBillion.net
  • Ted.com
  • Skoll.org
  • ChangeMakers
  • SocialEdge.org
  • Omidyar Network
  • One.org
  • Acumen
  • Ashoka
  • PhilanthropyForum.com
  • theoryofchange.org
  • Wbcsd.org


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    Center for Research
    To create Intellectual Capital around Social Venture, Venture Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship

    HARVARD - Social Enterprise Initiative at Harvard Business School educates leaders by integrating social enterprise-related research, teaching and activities.
    http://www.hbs.edu/socialenterprise/

    STANFORD - Center for Social Innovation (CSI) at Stanford Graduate School of Business promotes solutions through interdisciplinary research, teaching beyond the classroom and efforts to engage with those who lead social change.
    http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/csi/
    http://www.ssireview.org/
    http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/news/research/social_entrepreneurship.shtml
    http://fellows.rdvp.org/

    DUKE - Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business Explores adapting business concepts, tools and skills to the social sector in appropriate, practical and effective ways, increasing awareness on a local, national and international level.
    http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/centers/case/
    http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/centers/case/events/videoarchives/index.html

    COLOMBIA - Columbia Business School: Social Enterprise Program
    Empowers students to achieve social benefit through business practices.
    http://www2.gsb.columbia.edu/socialenterprise/


    MBA program dedicated on Social Entrepreneurship

    OXFORD (UK) - Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University promotes the advancement of social entrepreneurship worldwide.
    http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/skoll/
    http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/news/archives/Main/Chinas+green+revolution.htm


    Competition - Business Plan competition on Social Venture

    Global Social Venture Competition - Top Business School to compete on Social Venture Business Plan
    http://socialvc.net

    MIT Competition
    http://mitsloan.mit.edu/newsroom/2006-100K.php
    http://psdblog.worldbank.org/psdblog/2006/06/mit_entrepreneu.html

    Other Social Venture Competition
    http://socialvc.net/


    Social Venture Project incubated within Universities

    • "One Laptop Per Child" initiated with MIT
    http://laptop.media.mit.edu/

    • "CellBazaar" incubated at MIT
    http://corp.cellbazaar.com/

    • "Global Entrepreneurship" at MIT
    http://enterpriseforum.mit.edu/network/broadcasts/200609/pde.html


    Books:
  • Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich Can Save the World- by Matthew Bishop & Michael Green
  • The Power of Unreasonable People- by John Elkington & Pamela Hartigan
  • Giving- by Bill Clinton
  • The ecology of commerce- by Paul Hawken
  • The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty Through Profits- by C. K. Prahalad
  • 'Banker to the poor'- by Muhammad Yunus, Alan Jolis
  • 'How to change the world'- by David Bornstein
  • 'The world is flat'- by Thomas L. Friedman
  • 'The art of the start'- by Guy Kawasaki
  • 'Collapse'- by Jared Diamond
  • 'Guns, Germs, and Steel'- by Jared Diamond
  • 'The Third Chimpanzee'- by Jared Diamond
  • 'The Ecology of Commerce '- by Paul Hawken
  • 'Fast Food Nation'- by Eric Schlosser
  • 'Against the Grain'- by Richard Manning
  • 'The Weather Makers'- by Tim Flannery
  • 'The Story of B'- by Daniel Quinn
  • 'Animal Liberation'- by Peter Singer
  • 'Business and the Global Poor'- by Kasturi Rangan, John Quelch and Gustavo Herrero
  • 'Values-Driven Business'- by Ben Cohen (Ben & Jerry Founder) and Mal Warwick



  • Websites:

  • kivapedia.org -a great initiative to share with the Kiva community
  • kiva.org
  • About Microfinance
  • Tracks progress towards decreasing global poverty by 2015, Millennium
  • NextBillion.net
  • Ted.com
  • Skoll.org
  • ChangeMakers
  • SocialEdge.org
  • Omidyar Network
  • One.org
  • Acumen
  • Ashoka
  • PhilanthropyForum.com
  • theoryofchange.org
  • Wbcsd.org



  • Films:
  • City of Men - About life in the favellas of Rio - Brazil; From the makers of City of God
  • The Corporation - About the necessity of a new form of capitalism
  • The Yes Men - About "the end of WTO", hilarious
  • Sharkwater - About extinction of shark and its consequences on the ecosystem
  • The devil came on horseback - About genocide in Darfur - Sudan
  • An inconvenient truth
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • Thank you for smoking
  • Blood Diamond
  • Syriana
  • The constant gardener
  • American gun
  • Babel
  • Fast food nation
  • Good Night, and Good Luck



  • Videos:
  • William Kamkwamba: How I built my family a windmill
  • Ted video on Grameen Telecom
  • The next big idea – by Muhammad Yunus



  • Social Entrepreneurship - Resources to Find Out More:
    A list of organization and initiative dedicated to Social Entrepreneur http://www.pbs.org/opb/thenewheroes/whatis/resources.html


    A great radio program
    A wonderful initiative to illustrate the power of social entrepreneurship http://www.thenewheroes.org/audio/HereOnEarth.mp3


    Stanford Social Innovation
    Useful content from Stanford about social entrepreneurship, venture philanthropy and many more: http://www.ssireview.org/


    Stanford center for social entrepreneurship
    The RDVP is a Stanford center for social entrepreneurship that applies high-tech innovation to empower communities worldwide. http://fellows.rdvp.org/