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Stanford University

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The Center for Social Innovation cultivates leaders who can solve the world's toughest social and environmental problems. The Center is a project of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.

Latest Episodes

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Fazel Abed explains how his organization called BRAC, Building Resources Across Communities, is leading grass roots efforts to achieve the eight UN Millennium Development Goals goals in Bangladesh. (October 29, 2007)

42 min2017 NOV 2
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Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Fighting Corruption at Every Level

Many countries that should be thriving are dragged into poverty and strife by the burden of corruption. The loss goes far beyond the sums that change hands dishonestly. (October 13, 2007)

42 min2017 NOV 2
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Fighting Corruption at Every Level

Another World is Possible

Grajew describes the early planning and growth of the World Social Forum, and explains the core ideals that led to positive changes and strengthened his belief that another world is possible. (September 15, 2007)

40 min2017 NOV 2
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Another World is Possible

Global Social Entrepreneur

Ashoka's founder Bill Drayton believes that everyone can be a change maker. In this talk, he reflects on many of the early influences that helped him understand how to advance true social progress. (August 5, 2007)

52 min2017 NOV 2
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Global Social Entrepreneur

Evidence-Based Management

For-profit and nonprofit organizations alike should make decisions based on facts as well as the careful evaluation of their specific situation. (August 12, 2007)

65 min2017 NOV 2
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Evidence-Based Management

Winners Don't Take All

Negotiation is ubiquitous in our professional as well as personal lives. Yet very few people are skilled at creating value or expanding the pie in negotiation settings. (July 29, 2007)

62 min2017 NOV 2
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Winners Don't Take All

Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility

As a leading thinker on corporate social responsibility, Oded Grajew is challenging businesses, consumers, and governments to join in acting ethically towards a sustainable social good. (July 15, 2007)

47 min2017 NOV 2
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Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility

Building Social Business Ventures

Microfinance, the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans, has proved to be an effective strategy for raising millions of families from poverty worldwide. (July 21, 2007)

41 min2017 NOV 2
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Building Social Business Ventures

One Laptop Per Child

The mission of the non-profit One Laptop per Child association is to develop a low-cost laptop, a technology that could revolutionize how we educate the world's children. (August 19, 2007)

33 min2017 NOV 2
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One Laptop Per Child

Civil Society in Global Governance

How do we look after the global public good in a society where globalized businesses aren't subject to international control? Peter Eigen explains civil society organizations' role in creating necessary structures. (September 1, 2007)

44 min2017 NOV 2
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Civil Society in Global Governance

Latest Episodes

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Fazel Abed explains how his organization called BRAC, Building Resources Across Communities, is leading grass roots efforts to achieve the eight UN Millennium Development Goals goals in Bangladesh. (October 29, 2007)

42 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Fighting Corruption at Every Level

Many countries that should be thriving are dragged into poverty and strife by the burden of corruption. The loss goes far beyond the sums that change hands dishonestly. (October 13, 2007)

42 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Fighting Corruption at Every Level

Another World is Possible

Grajew describes the early planning and growth of the World Social Forum, and explains the core ideals that led to positive changes and strengthened his belief that another world is possible. (September 15, 2007)

40 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Another World is Possible

Global Social Entrepreneur

Ashoka's founder Bill Drayton believes that everyone can be a change maker. In this talk, he reflects on many of the early influences that helped him understand how to advance true social progress. (August 5, 2007)

52 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Global Social Entrepreneur

Evidence-Based Management

For-profit and nonprofit organizations alike should make decisions based on facts as well as the careful evaluation of their specific situation. (August 12, 2007)

65 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Evidence-Based Management

Winners Don't Take All

Negotiation is ubiquitous in our professional as well as personal lives. Yet very few people are skilled at creating value or expanding the pie in negotiation settings. (July 29, 2007)

62 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Winners Don't Take All

Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility

As a leading thinker on corporate social responsibility, Oded Grajew is challenging businesses, consumers, and governments to join in acting ethically towards a sustainable social good. (July 15, 2007)

47 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility

Building Social Business Ventures

Microfinance, the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans, has proved to be an effective strategy for raising millions of families from poverty worldwide. (July 21, 2007)

41 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Building Social Business Ventures

One Laptop Per Child

The mission of the non-profit One Laptop per Child association is to develop a low-cost laptop, a technology that could revolutionize how we educate the world's children. (August 19, 2007)

33 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
One Laptop Per Child

Civil Society in Global Governance

How do we look after the global public good in a society where globalized businesses aren't subject to international control? Peter Eigen explains civil society organizations' role in creating necessary structures. (September 1, 2007)

44 min2017 NOV 2
Comments
Civil Society in Global Governance
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