Beyond Meat: The IPO with Philanthropic Impact

Beyond Meat: The IPO with Philanthropic Impact

The recent Beyond Meat (BYND) IPO has investors salivating, but the impact of the plant-based, meat-substitute company extends well beyond Wall Street. That’s because some savvy investors are channeling their IPO windfall into impact investments that are driving...
The Power of Empathic Action: In Conversation with Anita Nowak

The Power of Empathic Action: In Conversation with Anita Nowak

The Academia Report on Social Business 2019 was published by Yunus and You, the YY Foundation,  with the aim of promoting academic work on social business, particularly to inspire more universities to include social business in their curriculum, establish research...
From Refugee to Social Entrepreneur: In her own words

From Refugee to Social Entrepreneur: In her own words

Social entrepreneur and human rights activist, Liyah Babayan is a force to be reckoned with. To escape religious persecution, her family moved from Azerbaijan to Twin Falls, Idaho 25 years ago, a place she still calls home today. It was there that Babayan was recently...
The Case for a Circular Economy: Brendan Seale of IKEA Canada

The Case for a Circular Economy: Brendan Seale of IKEA Canada

Believing that the ‘circular’ economy is vital to the future of business in Canada, a number of business leaders, academics and non-governmental organizations recently launched a new organization called the Circular Economy Leadership Coalition (CELC). The...

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