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Blending Profit and Nonprofit Values

What would happen to our world economy if for-profit businesses measured social, environmental, and cultural returns on investment, and nonprofit businesses were actually financially viable? Jed Emerson, GSB lecturer in business and a senior fellow with both the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, claims that the traditional separation between the profit and not-for-profit business models is shifting, providing a new blend of values.

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Description What would happen to our world economy if for-profit businesses measured social, environmental, and cultural returns on investment, and nonprofit businesses were actually financially viable? Jed Emerson, GSB lecturer in business and a senior fellow with both the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, claims that the traditional separation between the profit and not-for-profit business models is shifting, providing a new blend of values.
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Source Stanford Business, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
Keyword Social return on investment; Sustainable communities; Economics;
Selector Knaub
Date Of Record Creation 2004-06-15 09:56:05
Date Last Modified 2009-10-20 19:11:54
Publisher .
Creator Eunson, Lisa
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2003-09-24 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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