Nonprofits and Solidarity Economies

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This is a guest post from Andrew Schwalm and Philip Rosenbloom of the Nonprofit Finance Fund  The pursuit of a just and equitable society can invite a measure of paralysis when you’re faced with the simple challenge of where to start.  Even … Continue reading

“Cross-Sector Leadership for Change” on 6/11

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We had a great UnSectored Talk last week on the “Legality of Social Change.” Definitely enough diverse opinions and smart comments to keep everyone engaged for the two hours. A summary of the event is below, and you can always … Continue reading

The Common Good Enterprise—A New Term for Emerging Organizations

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This is a guest post by Jim Epstein and Alicia Epstein Korten. You can learn more about Jim and Alicia below the post, and read more about common good enterprises in this UnSectored post from Amy Kincaid.  Today more businesses—led by … Continue reading

Bifurcated No More: An Interview with Jed Emerson

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Editor’s note: What follows is a Q&A between Jed Emerson, a leading thinker on the blending of financial and social returns, and UnSectored editor Jeff Raderstrong. Jed coined the term “blended value” around 10 years ago to describe the phenomenon … Continue reading

Words, Laws, Action

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Lots of us are talking these days about social entrepreneurship, earned revenue, earned income ventures, nonprofit business activity, social ventures, community wealth creation, social purpose business, social enterprise, mission-driven business, socially-responsible small business, benefit corporations, B corps, impact investing, social … Continue reading