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2012

Business

Singapore Management University

Social Space

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Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Enterprise, Not Aid, For Social Change, Kim Tan Jan 2012

Enterprise, Not Aid, For Social Change, Kim Tan

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A wind of change is blowing through the world of aid and philanthropy. The old formula of aid and compassion doesn’t work anymore. In its place, Kim Tanproposes a new model based on enterprise and financial capital.


Every Business A Social Business: Fantasy Or Destiny?, Ka Kui Tse Jan 2012

Every Business A Social Business: Fantasy Or Destiny?, Ka Kui Tse

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Business as usual is no longer enough, Ka Kui Tse insits. Corporations should be prepared to transition into social businesses or cease to be relevant.


Impact Investing: Will Hype Stall Its Emergence As An Asset Class?, Philo Alto Jan 2012

Impact Investing: Will Hype Stall Its Emergence As An Asset Class?, Philo Alto

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From when it was first coined five years ago, “impact investing” has now become more mainstream for traditional investors. However, Philo Alto argues that its development is lagging behind the promise of what it can do, and this, in turn, is hampering its emergence as an asset class in its own right.


Sense And Sustainability, Ken Hickson Jan 2012

Sense And Sustainability, Ken Hickson

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Like the proverbial chicken and egg, climate change and sustainability are inextricably linked; it is impossible to decide which comes first, but urgent solutions are needed. Ken Hickson delivers a timely lesson on the four E’s of sustainability—energy, environment, economics and ethics.


The Promise And Challenge Of Ecotourism, Biqi Wu Jan 2012

The Promise And Challenge Of Ecotourism, Biqi Wu

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The following article is adapted from an ecotourism case study conducted by Wu Biqi. It was supported by the Lien Centre and supervised by Associate Professor John Donaldson of the School of Social Sciences at the Singapore Management University.