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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


  • A Social Venture is a growing profitable and so sustainable business, with ambition that is not only driven by revenue and profit maximization but also by its social good.

    As socially conscious entrepreneurs starting a new (Social) Venture, we integrate in our strategy from early stage our responsibilities, roles and the social impact of our ideas, values, attitudes and actions, as well as are committed to measure not only the revenue growth and profit of our ventures but also their social good maximization to drive new business decisions and strategies.

    INTEGRATESocial responsibilities and force of the entrepreneur. A new venture to impact positively to the world
    DRIVE Strategy that combines revenue and profit as well as social good maximization
    MEASURE Social good, people and environment of the venture
    REPORT Financial and social contribution of the team, shareholders and partners
    SPREAD A new way to think a venture. New motives for the entrepreneur. New vehicle to impact positively the world

    A Social Venture, also called social business enterprise: The next big idea, by Muhammad Yunus