The Social Business Blog
1 Nov 2018All blogs Sustainable business starts from within
When companies talk about scale they usually talk about growth of size or profit. But what about using your business to scale compassion and empathy? This is exactly what CEO of Frokost.dk, Martin Bjergegaard, has set out to do. Warm-hearted, Whole person and World-focused These are the three Ws that serial entrepreneur and CEO Martin […]
26 Oct 2018Events Sustainability is also about consciousness and authenticity
At SEAS-NVE, mindfulness, training with horses and Native American wisdom principles go naturally hand-in-hand with running a modern business. To them, sustainability is not only about green energy. It’s also about putting people first. SEAS-NVE is Denmark’s largest cooperatively-owned energy and fibre-optic company. From the outside they look like a traditional energy company: They deliver […]
23 Oct 2018All blogs How can silence lead us to a more sustainable world?
If you want to save the world, you must also deal with your inner world. If you want to achieve purposeful goals, you must take care of your biggest asset: your mind. So, don’t just do something – just sit there! The silent drivers of sustainable solutions When Laura Storm, an internationally recognized WEF Young […]
21 Apr 2014Corporate Social Innovation (CSI) The New Pioneers Case of the Month: Grundfos Lifelink – Turning CSR into a Business Opportunity
The world is filled with unfulfilled community needs as a result of weak public institutions or perceived lack of market opportunity by private actors. But there are examples of how multinationals have discovered business cases where no one else had bothered looking. One of these very successful examples is Grundfos LIFELINK, an inclusive business model […]
10 Apr 2013Corporate Social Innovation (CSI) Social business and CSR – same, same but different?
Are social business and CSR two sides of the same coin? And do you have to be driven by ethics and morality in the pursuit of bridging solutions to social problems with business? A while ago the originator of micro-loans and founder of the social business company Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus, was guest of honour at a conference in […]
24 Jan 2011Corporate Social Innovation (CSI) A business force for good
Hardcore businesspeople are realizing that they can increase their profits by incorporating social responsibility as a part of their business strategy. And heartcore idealists are recognizing that the use of market methods give them the opportunity to create even more social value. In time, the two fields will converge, and social entrepreneurship become more of a mindset rather than a specific category of start-up companies