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Review and Final Discussion

So far we have reviewed cases involving social entrepreneurs. Did you like them? Let’s read the following article and finally arrange what we learned today. Come up with your own …

What is Social Entrepreneurship?

How can we create and innovate ways to tackle global challenges with entrepreneurship and partnership? Social entrepreneurs develop and implement creative, innovative solutions to address social problems. Then mechanisms of …

How To Solve Social Problems?

Poverty, unemployment, disease, malnutrition, air pollution, educational gap, gender inequality and so on. There are so many social problems in the world. What kind of ‘social problems’ are you interested …

Impact Measurement and Evaluation

As we discussed in the Toms case, “impact” is quite a tricky concept. In any society, there are a number of stakeholders. Your work may benefit some of them, but …

Case 2: TOMS Shoes

You would have heard of the “Buy One Give One” (BOGO) model popularized by Toms Shoes. Buy a pair of shoes, and a pair will be donated to a poor …

Case 1 : Bridge International Academy

Do you think it is important to provide education to underprivileged children in developing countries? Then you might support the idea of building a new school in a poor area …

The Theory of Change (TOC)

As shown in the case of Bridge International Academies, good intentions are not enough. You must carefully monitor and evaluate whether your efforts are indeed creating positive social change, i.e., …

Glossary

Before you start learning, look at some words related to social impact. Theory of Change : A theory of change is a method that explains how a given intervention, or …

MYSC (B-Lab Korea)

More and more Korean companies have begun to collaborate with partners from diverse sectors to make bigger impacts. MYSC, an impact consulting and investing firm in South Korea, has designed …

Hyundai Motors-KOICA

One interesting case in South Korea is a CSV program operated by Hyundai Motors in collaboration with KOICA. In the past, KOICA worked with NGOs to support a number of …

Coca Cola Last Mile Project

Maybe you remember Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, two of the most influential and globally popular icons in the early 21st century. It is no wonder that they were featured …

Glossary

Before you start learning, look at some words related to collective impact. CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility): Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by …

The first Braille Smartwatch : DOT

Another interesting social entrepreneur is Eric Kim, the CEO of dot, which makes Braille smart watches for the blind. These social entrepreneurs came up with new solutions to social problems …

Glossary

Let’s find out the meaning of the following words before we start. You need to know these to help you understand the contents of this week. Social Innovation: A new …