The Social Entrepreneur Revolution: Doing good by making money, making money by doing good

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Change the world around you. Make some money. It's an appealing prospect for many people in this age of social conscience. For all the good that government, business, religious and other institutions do, there are many problems that fall between the cracks: health, environment, human rights, poverty, etc. and that's where social entrepreneurs come in. Social entrepreneurship has the potential to transform corporate practice and make a major contribution towards solving the world's ills and problems. This book ...

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Overview

Change the world around you. Make some money. It's an appealing prospect for many people in this age of social conscience. For all the good that government, business, religious and other institutions do, there are many problems that fall between the cracks: health, environment, human rights, poverty, etc. and that's where social entrepreneurs come in. Social entrepreneurship has the potential to transform corporate practice and make a major contribution towards solving the world's ills and problems. This book describes how virtually anyone can become a social entrepreneur, whether you want to create change in your local community or the entire planet. There are already well-known role models - Jamie Oliver, Muhammad Yunus, Bill Gates - of who this book profiles. Such social entrepreneurs are already rewriting the recipe book, mixing social impact and profit. But as this book shows, you don't have to be a millionaire to make a difference.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905736423
  • Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,432,060
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Clark is a social entrepreneur. He provides advice and financial products to help other social entrepreneurs to establish their businesses. He also lectures on the topic of social entrepreneurialism at the Said Business School, Oxford University.

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