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Managing for Social Impact : Innovations in Responsible Enterprise.

By: Cronin, Mary J.
Contributor(s): Dearing, Tiziana C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Management for Professionals: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (279 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319460215.Subject(s): Management--Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Managing for Social Impact : Innovations in Responsible EnterpriseDDC classification: 658.4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Dedication -- Preface -- Multisector Perspectives -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Contributors -- Part I: Introduction -- Managing for Return on Social Innovation (ROSI): Pillars for Sustainable Social Impact -- Introduction -- Shared Social Impact Foundations -- Four Common Pillars of Sustainable Social Impact -- Illustrations of the Four Pillars -- Open Circles -- Focused Purpose Sharing -- Mutuality of Success -- Persistent Change Perspective -- Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Social Impact -- Scaling -- Expansion -- Depth -- Sustainability -- Measuring Impact -- Defining the Long-Term Return on Social Innovation (ROSI) -- Time Frames for Persistent Change Measurement -- Progress Toward Persistent Change Measurement -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Social Justice and Sustainable Enterprise -- A Marketplace Approach to Building and Supporting Sustainable Social Purpose Organizations -- Introduction -- The Marketplace in Action: Veterans Legal Services -- History of the Social Innovation Forum and Evolution of the Marketplace Approach -- Founding Vision -- Building the Marketplace -- The Marketplace in Action: Stories of Give and Take -- Innovators and Entrepreneurs -- My Life My Choice (MLMC) -- GRIT -- Investors and Supporters -- Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management (RMCM) -- Schrafft Charitable Trust -- A Closer Look: Key Features of the SIF Marketplace Approach -- Rigorous Selection Process -- Leveraging Highly Skilled Volunteers Through Intentional Matching -- Deep Connections with Institutional Partners -- Performance Measurement -- Ongoing Support -- InnerCity Weightlifting -- Conclusion -- References -- Social Enterprise for Economic Opportunity at UTEC -- Jeff's Story -- Lowell and Lawrence, Massachusetts: Gateway Cities -- Challenges for Justice-Involved Young Adults -- UTEC's History.
Refining Programs to Address Youth Needs -- Youth Outcomes: Social and Economic Success -- Values and Culture Make the Difference -- An Integrated Program Model -- Phase 1: Outreach -- Phase 2: Engagement -- Phase 3: Transformation -- Phase 4: Pathways -- Social Enterprises: A Triple Bottom Line -- UTEC Social Enterprises: Supporting the Youthwork Outcomes -- Mattress Recycling as First Work Experience -- UTEC Social Enterprises: Supporting Financial Outcomes/Business Operations -- Fulfilling a Market Need -- Partner with an Anchor Customer -- Identify a Range of Customers -- Find Private and Public Partners Willing to Help -- Next Steps in Integrating Social Enterprises and Youth Supports -- Conclusion -- References -- Food with Purpose: Dudley Dough and Haley House Bakery Café -- Connecting Pizza and Economic Justice -- Feeding and Housing Homeless Neighbors in Boston's South End -- Food with Purpose: Social Enterprise in an Underserved Boston Neighborhood -- Becoming a Dynamic Community Hub One Neighbor at a Time -- Expanding the Impact of Food with Purpose: A Social Justice Restaurant Model -- Anchoring a Community in Transition -- Conclusion -- References -- Part III: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility From the Outside In -- Evolution, Innovation, and Best Practices in Corporate Social Impact -- A Pioneering Direction -- The Evolution of Social Impact Strategy -- In the Beginning: Corporate Philanthropy and Volunteerism -- Corporate Philanthropy -- Employee Volunteerism -- The Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility -- The Era of Innovation -- Harnessing the Power of Products -- Harnessing the Power of Business Acumen and Expertise -- Harnessing the Power of Brand and Communications -- Implementing a Successful Social Impact Strategy -- Conclusion -- References -- Transformation Through Social Impact at Whirlpool Corporation.
Introduction -- Headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan -- Innovating Out of the "Sea of Sameness" -- Catalyzing Community Transformation -- Objections to Community Investment Priorities -- Practical Partnerships Tied to the Business -- Measuring Outcomes from Social Impact Investment -- Reinventing a Company Through Social Impact -- Finding a Purpose -- Reinvention of a Brand -- Purposeful Product Innovations -- Purpose-Driven Packaging -- Purpose-Driven Community Outreach -- Conclusion: Care at the Core of the Business -- References -- Embedding Environmental Advocates: EDF Climate Corps -- Jump-Starting Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Projects -- The Climate Corps Model for Embedded Expertise -- Scaling Up the EDF Climate Corps Program -- Characteristics of the EDF Climate Corps Cohort -- Energy Savings and Strategies: Impact on the EDF Climate Corps Host Organizations -- Blue Shield of California -- Iron Mountain -- The Impact of a Growing EDF Climate Corps Network -- What Next? -- References -- Stakeholder Voices Shaping Community Engagement at b.good -- Inviting Our Customers In -- b.good -- Engaging in Sustainable Impact by "Taking Over the Brand" -- The Burger Brigade -- b.good Family Foundation Grantmaking -- Community Partners -- In-Store Fund-Raisers -- Open Questions -- Conclusion -- Part IV: Public-Private Partnerships to Make Cities More Livable for All -- Co-Creating More Livable Cities -- Why Cities Matter -- The Integration Initiative (TII): Vision, Implementation, and Evaluation -- TII in Baltimore: Progress, Challenges, and Lessons Learned -- TII Stage Two: Expanding to New Orleans and Other Urban Centers -- Living Cities' Strategies for Scaling Collaborative Urban Change -- Urban Innovation, Data, and Citizen Engagement -- Use of Technology -- Can the Innovation Stick? -- City Accelerators -- Conclusion -- References.
Transforming the Urban Built Environment: The Seattle 2030 District as a Model for Collaborative Change -- Introduction -- Elements of Transformation -- Getting Started -- The Challenge of Getting Data and Setting Baselines -- Strong Foundations for Success -- Sustaining the Transformation -- Responding to Change -- Recruiting and Retaining Members -- Other Benefits to Members -- Building Alliances -- Replicating the Model -- Ongoing Challenges -- Conclusion -- References -- A Community-Driven Change Model in Battle Creek: Project 20/20 -- Introduction -- Battle Creek in Transition -- Launching Project 20/20 -- Building Public Capital for Battle Creek Community Change Goals -- Public Capital at Work for Economic Development -- Lessons Learned -- Conclusion -- References -- Part V: Investing for Scalable Social Change -- Catalyzing Social Impact Investments -- A Need for Greater Impact -- Adoption of Responsible ESG Practices Is Growing -- Where's the Impact Now? -- Expectations of Financial Returns from Impact Investing -- Needed: Social Capital for Later Stages of Business Growth -- Impact Investing Gap -- Need for Patient Exit Strategies -- Private Equity Driving Social Impact -- A Social Mandate for Urban Catalyst -- 99Degrees Custom: Global Growth with Local Economic Impact -- A World Shaped by Impact Investing -- References -- Impact Investing at the Base of the Pyramid: Unitus Seed Fund -- The Mathematics of Economic Opportunity -- Entrepreneurship at the Base of the Pyramid -- Strategies for BOP Seed Investing -- Investing for Impact -- Three BOP Startup Stories: Education, Health, and Livelihoods -- From CueLearn to Cuemath -- Hippocampus Learning Centres -- AddressHealth -- Impact Assessment: Unitus Seed Fund Framework and Outcomes -- Conclusion -- References -- Part VI: Measuring and Reporting on Social Impact.
Measuring Success in the Development of Smart and Sustainable Cities -- Introduction -- What Is a Smart and Sustainable City? -- The Why, What, and How of Smart City Measurement -- Why Measure Smart Cities? -- Current Models for Assessment: What and How Are We Measuring? -- The British Standards Institute Maturity Model -- ISO 37120: Sustainable Development of Communities-Standard Indicators for City Services and Quality of Life -- IDC's Smart City MaturityScape -- Comparison of the Three Models -- Challenges to Smart City Assessments -- Strategic Next Steps for Smart City Leaders -- Conclusion -- References -- Measuring Your Company's Impact: How to Make the Most of Sustainability Reporting Frameworks -- Introduction -- Evolution of Corporate ESG Reporting -- Overview of Reporting Frameworks -- Global Reporting Initiative -- Other Frameworks -- UN Global Compact -- Sustainability Accounting Standards Board -- Integrated Reporting -- New Tools in Reporting for Impact -- Social Impact Measurement -- Net Positive -- UN Sustainable Development Goals -- Deep Dive: Tools to Measure Impact -- GRI: Using GRI G4 as a Tool for Understanding and Measuring Impact -- GRI Basics -- Specific Tools -- Materiality Assessment and Stakeholder Mapping and Engagement -- Value Chain Mapping -- Metrics -- Measuring Impact -- Principles of CSR Impact Measurement -- Tracking Progress from Inputs and Outputs to Outcomes and Impacts -- Creating Shared Value -- Business Benefits -- Resource Allocation -- Stakeholder Expectations -- Reputation -- Employees -- Conclusion -- References -- Index.
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Dedication -- Preface -- Multisector Perspectives -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Contributors -- Part I: Introduction -- Managing for Return on Social Innovation (ROSI): Pillars for Sustainable Social Impact -- Introduction -- Shared Social Impact Foundations -- Four Common Pillars of Sustainable Social Impact -- Illustrations of the Four Pillars -- Open Circles -- Focused Purpose Sharing -- Mutuality of Success -- Persistent Change Perspective -- Challenges to Achieving Sustainable Social Impact -- Scaling -- Expansion -- Depth -- Sustainability -- Measuring Impact -- Defining the Long-Term Return on Social Innovation (ROSI) -- Time Frames for Persistent Change Measurement -- Progress Toward Persistent Change Measurement -- Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Social Justice and Sustainable Enterprise -- A Marketplace Approach to Building and Supporting Sustainable Social Purpose Organizations -- Introduction -- The Marketplace in Action: Veterans Legal Services -- History of the Social Innovation Forum and Evolution of the Marketplace Approach -- Founding Vision -- Building the Marketplace -- The Marketplace in Action: Stories of Give and Take -- Innovators and Entrepreneurs -- My Life My Choice (MLMC) -- GRIT -- Investors and Supporters -- Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management (RMCM) -- Schrafft Charitable Trust -- A Closer Look: Key Features of the SIF Marketplace Approach -- Rigorous Selection Process -- Leveraging Highly Skilled Volunteers Through Intentional Matching -- Deep Connections with Institutional Partners -- Performance Measurement -- Ongoing Support -- InnerCity Weightlifting -- Conclusion -- References -- Social Enterprise for Economic Opportunity at UTEC -- Jeff's Story -- Lowell and Lawrence, Massachusetts: Gateway Cities -- Challenges for Justice-Involved Young Adults -- UTEC's History.

Refining Programs to Address Youth Needs -- Youth Outcomes: Social and Economic Success -- Values and Culture Make the Difference -- An Integrated Program Model -- Phase 1: Outreach -- Phase 2: Engagement -- Phase 3: Transformation -- Phase 4: Pathways -- Social Enterprises: A Triple Bottom Line -- UTEC Social Enterprises: Supporting the Youthwork Outcomes -- Mattress Recycling as First Work Experience -- UTEC Social Enterprises: Supporting Financial Outcomes/Business Operations -- Fulfilling a Market Need -- Partner with an Anchor Customer -- Identify a Range of Customers -- Find Private and Public Partners Willing to Help -- Next Steps in Integrating Social Enterprises and Youth Supports -- Conclusion -- References -- Food with Purpose: Dudley Dough and Haley House Bakery Café -- Connecting Pizza and Economic Justice -- Feeding and Housing Homeless Neighbors in Boston's South End -- Food with Purpose: Social Enterprise in an Underserved Boston Neighborhood -- Becoming a Dynamic Community Hub One Neighbor at a Time -- Expanding the Impact of Food with Purpose: A Social Justice Restaurant Model -- Anchoring a Community in Transition -- Conclusion -- References -- Part III: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility From the Outside In -- Evolution, Innovation, and Best Practices in Corporate Social Impact -- A Pioneering Direction -- The Evolution of Social Impact Strategy -- In the Beginning: Corporate Philanthropy and Volunteerism -- Corporate Philanthropy -- Employee Volunteerism -- The Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility -- The Era of Innovation -- Harnessing the Power of Products -- Harnessing the Power of Business Acumen and Expertise -- Harnessing the Power of Brand and Communications -- Implementing a Successful Social Impact Strategy -- Conclusion -- References -- Transformation Through Social Impact at Whirlpool Corporation.

Introduction -- Headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan -- Innovating Out of the "Sea of Sameness" -- Catalyzing Community Transformation -- Objections to Community Investment Priorities -- Practical Partnerships Tied to the Business -- Measuring Outcomes from Social Impact Investment -- Reinventing a Company Through Social Impact -- Finding a Purpose -- Reinvention of a Brand -- Purposeful Product Innovations -- Purpose-Driven Packaging -- Purpose-Driven Community Outreach -- Conclusion: Care at the Core of the Business -- References -- Embedding Environmental Advocates: EDF Climate Corps -- Jump-Starting Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Projects -- The Climate Corps Model for Embedded Expertise -- Scaling Up the EDF Climate Corps Program -- Characteristics of the EDF Climate Corps Cohort -- Energy Savings and Strategies: Impact on the EDF Climate Corps Host Organizations -- Blue Shield of California -- Iron Mountain -- The Impact of a Growing EDF Climate Corps Network -- What Next? -- References -- Stakeholder Voices Shaping Community Engagement at b.good -- Inviting Our Customers In -- b.good -- Engaging in Sustainable Impact by "Taking Over the Brand" -- The Burger Brigade -- b.good Family Foundation Grantmaking -- Community Partners -- In-Store Fund-Raisers -- Open Questions -- Conclusion -- Part IV: Public-Private Partnerships to Make Cities More Livable for All -- Co-Creating More Livable Cities -- Why Cities Matter -- The Integration Initiative (TII): Vision, Implementation, and Evaluation -- TII in Baltimore: Progress, Challenges, and Lessons Learned -- TII Stage Two: Expanding to New Orleans and Other Urban Centers -- Living Cities' Strategies for Scaling Collaborative Urban Change -- Urban Innovation, Data, and Citizen Engagement -- Use of Technology -- Can the Innovation Stick? -- City Accelerators -- Conclusion -- References.

Transforming the Urban Built Environment: The Seattle 2030 District as a Model for Collaborative Change -- Introduction -- Elements of Transformation -- Getting Started -- The Challenge of Getting Data and Setting Baselines -- Strong Foundations for Success -- Sustaining the Transformation -- Responding to Change -- Recruiting and Retaining Members -- Other Benefits to Members -- Building Alliances -- Replicating the Model -- Ongoing Challenges -- Conclusion -- References -- A Community-Driven Change Model in Battle Creek: Project 20/20 -- Introduction -- Battle Creek in Transition -- Launching Project 20/20 -- Building Public Capital for Battle Creek Community Change Goals -- Public Capital at Work for Economic Development -- Lessons Learned -- Conclusion -- References -- Part V: Investing for Scalable Social Change -- Catalyzing Social Impact Investments -- A Need for Greater Impact -- Adoption of Responsible ESG Practices Is Growing -- Where's the Impact Now? -- Expectations of Financial Returns from Impact Investing -- Needed: Social Capital for Later Stages of Business Growth -- Impact Investing Gap -- Need for Patient Exit Strategies -- Private Equity Driving Social Impact -- A Social Mandate for Urban Catalyst -- 99Degrees Custom: Global Growth with Local Economic Impact -- A World Shaped by Impact Investing -- References -- Impact Investing at the Base of the Pyramid: Unitus Seed Fund -- The Mathematics of Economic Opportunity -- Entrepreneurship at the Base of the Pyramid -- Strategies for BOP Seed Investing -- Investing for Impact -- Three BOP Startup Stories: Education, Health, and Livelihoods -- From CueLearn to Cuemath -- Hippocampus Learning Centres -- AddressHealth -- Impact Assessment: Unitus Seed Fund Framework and Outcomes -- Conclusion -- References -- Part VI: Measuring and Reporting on Social Impact.

Measuring Success in the Development of Smart and Sustainable Cities -- Introduction -- What Is a Smart and Sustainable City? -- The Why, What, and How of Smart City Measurement -- Why Measure Smart Cities? -- Current Models for Assessment: What and How Are We Measuring? -- The British Standards Institute Maturity Model -- ISO 37120: Sustainable Development of Communities-Standard Indicators for City Services and Quality of Life -- IDC's Smart City MaturityScape -- Comparison of the Three Models -- Challenges to Smart City Assessments -- Strategic Next Steps for Smart City Leaders -- Conclusion -- References -- Measuring Your Company's Impact: How to Make the Most of Sustainability Reporting Frameworks -- Introduction -- Evolution of Corporate ESG Reporting -- Overview of Reporting Frameworks -- Global Reporting Initiative -- Other Frameworks -- UN Global Compact -- Sustainability Accounting Standards Board -- Integrated Reporting -- New Tools in Reporting for Impact -- Social Impact Measurement -- Net Positive -- UN Sustainable Development Goals -- Deep Dive: Tools to Measure Impact -- GRI: Using GRI G4 as a Tool for Understanding and Measuring Impact -- GRI Basics -- Specific Tools -- Materiality Assessment and Stakeholder Mapping and Engagement -- Value Chain Mapping -- Metrics -- Measuring Impact -- Principles of CSR Impact Measurement -- Tracking Progress from Inputs and Outputs to Outcomes and Impacts -- Creating Shared Value -- Business Benefits -- Resource Allocation -- Stakeholder Expectations -- Reputation -- Employees -- Conclusion -- References -- Index.

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<p> Mary J. Cronin focuses her teaching and research on social impact, entrepreneurship and responsible enterprise. She has authored 10 earlier books on innovative technologies including business on the Internet, digital commerce, mobile applications, and smart products. Dr. Cronin received her doctorate at Brown University, where she currently serves on the Advisory Committee for Computing and Information Technology. She is a member of the editorial board of Electronic Markets and has more than 25 years experience in managing and advising technology-intensive organizations as a consultant and board member. </p> Tiziana C. Dearing teaches in Social Innovation and Leadership, and co-chairs the Center for Social Innovation. She works in social justice and innovation, leadership, philanthropy and nonprofit organizations. Previously, Prof. Dearing was CEO of Boston Rising, a start-up antipoverty fund in Boston, served as the first female president of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston, and served as executive director of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University. She began her career in Fortune 500 management consulting. She has her MPP from Harvard University, and provides commentary in regional and national media outlets.

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