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Toyota’s 365-day-a-year commitment to its community

In 2007, at the dawn of a huge debate of corporate social responsibility v/s corporate social obligation in India, being less than a decade old in India, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (Toyota’s Indian operations), took upon itself the responsibility of providing free vocational training to young men from less fortunate backgrounds. While most companies accommodated social […]

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Is Doing Good at Odds with Doing Well?

Lessons from LinkedIn MBA Arena Employer Panel on Sustainability with J.Walter Thompson, Marks&Spencer, Accenture and Unilever (London, UK)  If there was one common thread that draws the companies at the panel together it is their ability to influence the behaviour of end consumers through their marketing and strategy. Whether as an advertiser, food and fashion […]

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Half way home – my internship experience in Zimbabwe

I’m officially half way through my summer (winter) internship. Four weeks in the country, and only four left… what a blast so far! Working with UNICEF in Zimbabwe has opened my eyes to a world of development, fundraising, public policy, diplomacy, and politics. But above all, I have seen with growing clarity how all of […]

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The book McKinsey, Danone, and Unilever leaders are talking about at DGDW

By Olivier Kayser and Maria Valeria Budinich Social entrepreneurs worldwide are initiating a silent revolution to eradicate social injustice. These pragmatist visionaries are challenging prevalent business motives and methods to invent market-based solutions that will address global social problems. Yet, many fail to succeed and reach real scale, and there are few books that question […]

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How you can break into the Development industry

by Daniel Pulaski (Emzingo) and Sarah Ceriani (Devex)Devex is the leading platform used by international development recruiters and implementers. Emzingo is a people development company that focuses on social impact. Based on our experience providing intelligence for the industry, Devex can help you identify key actors and relevant opportunities worldwide. Have you ever considered bridging […]

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Mustard Seed – Social Venture Competition

Are you launching a start-up or early stage growth company? Can you demonstrate commitment to delivering lasting social or environmental impact? If so, we want to hear from you.IESE is excited to be partnering with Mustard Seed to host the Mustard Seed Fast Pitching Competition on February 27, during IESE’s annual flagship conference:Doing Good Doing […]

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Looking forward to hearing from Patagonia

By Alua Amanova, 2nd Year IESE StudentWith just under a month left until the big date, IESE’s Doing Good Doing Well conference is fast approaching. While the DGDW team is continuously adding panels with interesting speakers, I was particularly excited to learn that Patagonia is going to join the conference. As someone who leads a […]

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Calling All Social Entrepreneurs

Are you launching a start-up or early stage growth company? Can you demonstrate commitment to delivering lasting social or environmental impact? If so, we want to hear from you.IESE is excited to be partnering with Mustard Seed to host the Mustard Seed Fast Pitching Competition on February 27, during IESE’s annual flagship conference: Doing Good […]

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DGDW – Going Beyond the Classroom

by Karen Fitzpatrick · Chairman of DGDW 2015 One of the characteristics of IESE Business School is that it heavily uses the case method to teach students in the classroom.  While I’ve greatly enjoyed this method because it allows you to simulate decision-making, learn from your classmates, and get deeper into problems, it – like […]

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The Smart Cities Buzz: Will it really make life easier?

By Sanjali Nirwani, Sales Strategy Director DGDWAccording to the UN, 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050. This rapid migration will expand industrial and residential infrastructures beyond their breaking points leading to high carbon emissions and lower standards of living. The question is how can cities manage this growth in […]

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