Journal: Social Capital–Doing Good AND Making Money

03 Economy, 11 Society, Civil Society, Commerce, Commercial Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, Gift Intelligence, Methods & Process, Non-Governmental
DuckDuckGo on Social Capital

UpTake Institute October 11, 2010

There are some problems that neither pure capitalism nor charity can solve. Social capital is a new way of looking at solving those problems. This month, people from all over the world came to SOCAP10 in San Francisco to talk about social capital, and put their money where their mouths are.

Over the next several days we’ll be posting stories about companies that have what is called a “triple bottom line” — where they measure results not just in profit, but also in the business impact on people and the planet.

Our first video focuses on just what the social capital movement is about. We talk with people who run social capital companies such as Firefox maker Mozilla, people who are seeking funding for their businesses, and journalists who are covering the social capital movement.

Link to story and video

Tip of the Hat to  Leif Utne at LinkedIn.

See Also:

Review: Building Social Business–The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs

Review (Guest): Cognitive Surplus–Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age

Review: Nonzero–The Logic of Human Destiny

Review: The Hidden Wealth of Nations

Review: The Monk and the Riddle–The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living