September 05, 2007
According to EARTHTimes.org, Pepperdine University School of Law's Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law will present a conference titled "Revolution Through Social Enterprise" on Sept. 21, at the picturesque Graziadio Executive Center on the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu.
The Revolution conference brings together youth, academics, nonprofit and corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, and lawyers from around the world to showcase how the social entrepreneurship movement is transforming business, education, community development, and philanthropy on a global scale.
The all-day program will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude with a 5 p.m. reception. Online registration is open, and an early bird discount of $50 is available through Friday, September 7. The regular registration fee of $245 includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.
For more information and to register visit http://law.pepperdine.edu/palmer/upcoming.html, or contact Kimberly Retts at 310.506.4292.
April 23, 2007
As the issues of global warming and international development become more pressing, many are reexamining the role multinational corporations play in our society. Some believe that corporations will be the new agent of change in this era of globalization, while others question the potential corporate social responsibility can have to solve all the world’s problems. Join us in our videocast or in our podcast online for what will be an interesting discussion on the future of capitalism and business moderated by Tony Wang, editor in chief of Solutions Magazine.
March 14, 2007
The Skoll Foundation, a leading international foundation that promotes social entrepreneurship, announced its winners for the 2007 Skoll Awards. The 10 winners will receive a total of $10,150,000 over three years to help them continue their projects.
February 26, 2007
Four panelists discuss the balance of environmental sustainability and economic development at Stanford University
February 25, 2007
The Presidio School of Management in San Francisco is one of three MBA programs in the United States that focus on infusing social and enviornmental values into its classes. This is part of an increasing trend among business schools to incorporate sustainability into their programs.
February 21, 2007
One hundred young entrepreneurs, named StartingBloc Fellows, will meet in London in July to talk about sustainability issues. This four-day summit will feature case competitions, keynote speakers, and various workshops.
EntrepreneurshipWeek, a national effort to promote entrepreneurship, will kick off on Feb. 23 and last until Mar. 3. Stanford will host events on campus from Sunday, Feb. 25 to Mar. 3.
February 17, 2007
Alchemy World, a new non-governmental organization, has been launched on February 15, 2007. Its goal is to develop informational technology in Ethiopia to increase the country’s self-sufficiency. In five years, Alchemy World hopes to create 400 new software development and tech companies, employing 6000 Ethiopians in the process.
February 12, 2007
A new program, DukeEngage, will give funding to all undergraduate students who want to participate in a social project both home and abroad. Endowments for this progam were made by The Duke Endowment of Charlotte and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of Seattle.
February 06, 2007
Girs for a Change (GFC), a non-profit organization for urban females, has received a $200,000 grant by becoing one of Bank of America’s Neighborhood Excellence 2006 recipients. The grant will be used to help young girls in urban areas to promote social change.
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