The Wall Street Journal profiles the increasing demand for social entrepreneurship classes at business school.
Sean Stannard-Stockton is the president and chief investment officer of Ensemble Capital Management, located in Burlingame, CA, midway between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. From 2006 through 2012, Sean authored the Tactical Philanthropy blog and wrote regular philanthropy columns for both the Financial Times and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In 2012, Sean officially ended the blog to focus on growing Ensemble Capital.READ MORE »
Here’s a couple of our successes. The P-CED model, prescribing “at least 50% of profit” to community purpose was first deployed in Russia to source the Tosmk Regional Initiative and microfinance bank in 1999. It resulted in the creation of 10,000 “private entreprenuers” in Russian parlance, from a population of 600,000.
Starting in 2004, the project in Ukraine invested profit in activism and advocacy which persuaded government to apply recommendations to create 400+ rehab centres and double the allowance for adopters.
Last week we learned that for the first time domestic adoptions exceed those by foreign parents. It is very difficult to understand why so much effort goes into disregarding what has been an inordinate effort against unimaginable obstacles.