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March 2014

Rick Peyser, Director of Social Advocacy and Supply Chain Community Outreach for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Raytheon Ampitheatre,
120 Forsyth Boston, MA 02115 United States
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February 2014
Free

Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B. Corporation

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Center,
716 Columbus Place Boston, 02115 United States
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Cer­ti­fied B Cor­po­ra­tions are lead­ing a global move­ment to rede­fine suc­cess in busi­ness. By vol­un­tar­ily meet­ing higher stan­dards of trans­parency, account­abil­ity, and per­for­mance, Cer­ti­fied B Corps are dis­tin­guish­ing them­selves in a clut­tered mar­ket­place by offer­ing a pos­i­tive vision of a bet­ter way to do business.

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January 2014

Miguel Granier, Founder of Invested Development

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Curry Student Center Mezzanine Level,
360 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Join the Social Enter­prise Insti­tute as we wel­come Miguel Granier, Founder and Man­ag­ing Direc­tor of Invested Devel­op­ment in his guest lec­ture enti­tled, “Financ­ing Social Busi­nesses through Impact Invest­ments”.   The event will take place on Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 29th from 6:00 — 7:15 pm. For more infor­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion, click here.  Invested Devel­op­ment is an impact invest­ment man­age­ment firm that sup­ports rad­i­cally afford­able and inno­v­a­tive solu­tions to poverty in the alter­na­tive energy, mobile tech­nol­ogy, and agri­cul­tural technology space. 

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Jeff Raider, Co-Founder of Warby Parker & Harry's Razors

January 28 @ 6:00 pm
Curry Student Center Mezzanine Level,
360 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115 United States
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On Jan­u­ary 28th, the Social Enter­prise Insti­tute and the North­east­ern Entre­pre­neurs Club will co-host Jeff Raider, CEO of Harry’s Razors and Co-Founder of Warby Parker. Harry’s Razors is a social enter­prise that gives 1% of sales to orga­ni­za­tions like City Year that pos­i­tively con­tribute to career devel­op­ment. The event will be held in the West Addi­tion of the Curry Student Center.

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Miguel Granier, Founder of Invested Development

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Curry Student Center Mezzanine Level,
360 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115 United States
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On Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 29th, the Social Enter­prise Insti­tute will host Miguel Granier, Founder of Invested Devel­op­ment, an impact invest­ing firm that  reduces poverty in under­served mar­kets through risk cap­i­tal invest­ments in inno­v­a­tive alter­na­tive energy, agri­cul­tural tech­nol­ogy, and mobile technology startups. 

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December 20132013

Veronika Scott: The Empowerment Plan

December 2, 2013 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Raytheon Ampitheatre,
120 Forsyth Boston, MA 02115 United States

The Empow­er­ment Plan aims to help build a bet­ter life for those that have become trapped in the cycle of homelessness. We give home­less women jobs while in the shel­ter so that they can earn money, find a place to live, and gain back their inde­pen­dence for them­selves and for their fam­i­lies.  We are a human­i­tar­ian orga­ni­za­tion based in the city of Detroit. The plan cen­ters around con­struc­tion of a coat that trans­forms into a sleep­ing bag at night, and a bag…

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