Grace McQuilten and Anthony White argue that artists can, and have, engaged critically in the commercial market, by way of social entrepreneurship. Art as Enterprise brings a fresh perspective to the debate about the roles of contemporary art in consumer capitalist society.
Safia Minney presents a guide to a more ethical, diverse and creative approach to the fabulous world of style and fashion. Presented as a highly visual title, Naked Fashion includes stunning photography, interviews with key players who are revolutionalising fashion and examples of how people are doing things differently to create a more ethical fashion world.
A Social Enterprise Venture (SEV) is defined as an organization, initiative or startup that has a strong social innovation characteristic focusing on a scalable and sustainable social wealth creation or sustainable living at the individual or community level. Most books that deal with SEVs, unfortunately still focus on non-profits. Current market trends indicate non-profits need more sustainable funding mechanisms for survival. With the growing role of the private sector in the development arena, as highlighted by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, all firms need to relook entrepreneurship from a 'business-with-purpose' lens.
This book explores the links between the hurriedly growing miracle of social entrepreneurship and the international tourism and hospitality industry. This book takes as its key approach the role of entrepreneurship in the context of regional, local and national tourism development. The book addresses the topic from many different perspectives, disciplinary backgrounds and geographic areas.
The social entrepreneurs documented in this book highlight the relationship between entrepreneurship and innovation in developing luxury products. The pioneers outline how they have developed inclusive supply chains with poor and vulnerable communities.
For decades now, Silicon Valley has been the home of the future. It's the birthplace of the world's most successful high-tech companies--including Apple, Yahoo!, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and many more. So what's the secret? What is it about Silicon Valley that fosters entrepreneurship and innovation? With Silicon Valley: Planet Startup, Peter Ester and Arne Maas argue that the answer lies in Silicon Valley's culture--a corporate culture that values risk-taking, creativity, invention, and sharing.
The Entrepreneurship in the Raw Materials Sector proceeding is a collection of papers focusing on the macroeconomic aspects of green growth, the business opportunities in the raw materials sector, and the challenges in entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship training.
Ben & Jerry's has always been committed to an insanely ambitious three-part mission: making the world s best ice cream, supporting progressive causes, and sharing the company s success with all stakeholders: employees, suppliers, distributors, customers, cows, everybody. But it hasn't been easy. This is the first book to tell the full, inside story of the inspiring rise, tragic mistakes, devastating fall, determined recovery, and ongoing renewal of one of the most iconic mission-driven companies in the world.