Published on March 1, 2011
The New Sustainable Economy and You Scott Edward Anderson Wharton Social Impact 25 March 2010
Who Am I? VerdeStrategy
What Does It Mean for You?
There is Another Path
en · tre · pre · neurn., 1. one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise. Definition from Merriam-Webster
so · cial en · tre · pre · neurn., 1. society’s change agent: pioneer of innovations that benefit humanity. Definition: Skoll Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
“People said I was Crazy…”
Why Not the Government?
Reconciling Profit & Purpose
Don’t Fear Failure
Just Do It…
Resources• ashoka.org • goodcompanyventures.org• skollfoundation.org • changemakers.net• schwabfound.org • squidoo.com/changemakers• acumenfund.org • ssireview.org• socialedge.org • thegreenskeptic.com• echoinggreen.org • gapingvoid.com (cartoons)•David Bornstein, How to Change the World•John Elkington & Pamela Hartigan The Power of Unreasonable People•Gregory Dees, “The Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship” (article)•Muhammad Yunus, Creating a World Without Poverty•Jaqueline Novogratz, The Blue Sweater•Kevin Lynch & Julius Wallis, Mission, Inc: The Practitioners Guide to Social Enterprise firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @greenskeptic
Image Acknowledgments• Hummer H3T: © 2009, CarGurus LLC, All rights reserved.• Sprawl: http://img.slate.com/media/1/123125/2079215/2112767/2129635/051107_arch_suburbSprawl_ex.jpg• Capital One “Mom Said…”: http://www.jabbajoo.com/2008/09/capital-one-envelope-exterior-concept.html• Temple MBA students: http://sbm.temple.edu/fmba/images/ad-photo.jpg• Roger Beal cartoon: © roger beale cartoons Used by Permission• Pierre Omidyar photo by Joy Ito: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.• Gates and Jobs (digitally altered): From brisbanetimes.com.au (no attribution)• Oprah: photo by Alan Light: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.• Larry and Sergey photo: Associated Press / Noah Berger• Dr. Victoria Hale photo: One World Health• Majora Carter photo: CNN• Van Jones: Photo Courtesy of vanjones.net; Photo by Richard Hume, Courtesy of Experience Life magazine• Anshu Gupta photo courtesy of Anshu Gupta/Goonj• Muhammad Yunus: Copyright © Scanpix 2006, Photo: Mark Earthy• Paulson and Bernanke: Attribution unknown• Disruption slide courtesy Fred Wilson• Charles Best: photo c) C Mulvany, Used by Permission• GoodCompany Ventures photos courtesy GoodCompany Ventures• GreenSkeptic, Fred Wilson, Jacob Gray, Roger Ehrenberg, Jacqueline Novogratz @ GreenSpaces for GCV “Unpanel”• Video Games photo courtesy Fred Wilson• Sisyphus photo: attribution unknown• Calvin courtesy of the author
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