Author Archives: Craig Harrison

Grow Client

How I’ve Helped Create 700 Jobs in Africa, and How You Can Too

In five years, Grow Movement has helped create 719 new jobs in Uganda, Rwanda and Malawi. How has this been done? By helping entrepreneurs and small business owners to run their businesses more effectively.

Consultants from around the world volunteer their time to advise clients remotely via phone, Skype and email. Would you like to do some good? Will you be one of our consultants? […]

Accenture Strategy

Ethical Means Competitive

Over the years, corporations have paid a lot of lip service to the concept of supply chain sustainability. But now, pressure from consumers, investors and employees is combining to push business towards a tipping point. A recent study by Accenture Strategy shows that creating a triple supply chain advantage can increase revenue by up to 20%. […]

Uganda600

What if…

What if you could eliminate poverty in Africa from the comfort of your home?
What if you could use your business skills to change the lives of others?

You can! Here’s how […]

President Obama

What President Obama Could Learn from Joe Oliver

President Obama is trying to lead his nation forward in the climate debate. But leadership isn’t always about proving that you are right. Joe Oliver demonstrates another approach that may be more effective. […]

Vision

Warby Parker: Social Enterprise, Improved

The most well-known form of social enterprise is “Buy One, Give One.” Warby Parker improves this model by using a market approach, rather than a charity approach, to the giving part. […]

Daniel Lubetzky

Daniel Lubetzky: Peace through Business

Daniel Lubetzky talks about his business model as being “not-only-for-profit.” He is helping to bring peace between Israelis and Arabs by employing people in his manufacturing operation in Israel from opposing sides of the conflict. […]

Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Financial Instruments?

A new financial instrument, the Social Impact Bond (SIB) is gaining in popularity. SIBs are designed to transfer the risk of social programmes from the public sector to the private sector, by paying investors when social targets are achieved. […]

Where Is the Global Economy Heading?

What are the chances that a global economic collapse is just around the corner? And what would that mean? I attended a conference where these issues were discussed, and would like to share my thoughts. […]

Which U.S. Companies Inspire You?

Would you like your company to have loyal customers who spend more with you and happily recommend you to friends and family? Then adopt an inspiring mission!

Read on to learn more about the most inspiring companies in the USA. […]

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman: “Eradicate Poverty through Business”

Golden Globe winner Hugh Jackman is passionate about eradicating poverty through business. He has established his own social business, Laughing Man Coffee & Tea, and is excited about progress towards achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals.

Is it significant that another celebrity is endorsing a social cause? I think it is, and this is why. […]