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UM Student-Led Venture Funds Open Call For Business Plans

ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced that its three student-led venture capital funds are all actively seeking business plans to consider in their 2014-15 investment rounds. 690 more words

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UM Student Venture Fund Invests In Detroit Web Mapping Firm

ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan’s Social Venture Fund announced an investment in Loveland Technologies, a Detroit-based web mapping technology developer with a social-impact focus. 589 more words

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UM Biz School Student Led Fund Invests in Mytonomy

ANN ARBOR — The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced that its Social Venture Fund, the nation’s first student-led impact investing fund, has participated in a seed stage round of financing in Mytonomy Inc., a video storytelling platform for college and career advising. 437 more words

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UM’s Student-Led Social Venture Fund Makes Second Investment This Year

ANN ARBOR — The Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced today its Social Venture Fund has closed an investment in Jack & Jake’s, a sustainable food provider based in Louisiana. 719 more words

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Mandatory CSR: Welcome step in new companies bill

A parliamentary panel has recommended the Companies Bill make it mandatory for companies above aparticular turnover or net worth threshold to allocate two per cent of their net profit towards corporate social responsibility (CSR). 278 more words

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From Fringe to Mainstream: Companies Integrate CSR Initiatives into Everyday Business

In 1970, the economist and Nobel laureate Milton Friedman published an article in The New York Times Magazine titled, “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits.” In the article, he referred to corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs as “hypocritical window-dressing,” and said that businesspeople inclined toward such programs “reveal a suicidal impulse.” Even four decades ago, at a time of growing public concern for the environment, his views represented the general skepticism and contempt with which many in Corporate America viewed CSR. 1,975 more words

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Mataa'im - Social and Ecological restaurant

Branding for a new social business set up by the Dualis social venture fund.

Mata’aim is a restaurant – cofee house located in the beautiful… 97 more words

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