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Honoring Len Schlesinger: Chief Changemaker

Babson is a unique community that regularly attracts people looking to make a significant change in the status quo. Tapping into our entrepreneurial spirit, many of us in the Babson Community are oriented toward seeing things differently and discovering new outcomes to existing dilemmas—both on and off campus. The Lewis Institute celebrates these Changemakers and…

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Video Profile: Imran Khoja of Designed Good

Earlier this spring, Cheryl Kiser sat down with social entrepreneur Imran Khoja to discuss his new business, Designed Good. She starts by setting the business specifics aside and focusing on how he as an individual could take the business from idea to reality. Imran shares how he came to see social enterprise as the only…

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Cheryl Kiser Talks Social Entrepreneurship on FT.com

Last week the Financial Times invited leaders in the area of social entrepreneurship and social innovation to present their view on what defines a social entrepreneur. The article, Value creation, a sustainable firm or venture philanthropy?, featured a debate between social entrepreneurship as a purely charitable venture or as a business oriented practice. At The…

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Collaborative Idea Management at Ericsson

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis This is the first of a new monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. Top companies are doing many different things to engage their employees through CSR nowadays. There has, for example, been a big increase in corporate volunteering—including global…