Social Business

Design an Impact Business 4/5 (1)

As the world grows richer and nations develop, more and more entrepreneurs are deciding that the profit motive is not enough; they want to address social and envinromental problems too. This is where social enterprises come in. Social enterprises are organizations that conduct commercial activities with the goal of creating positive social or environmental impact. In this course, you will learn about what a social enterprise is and how to design one. You will hear first hand advice and tips from social entrepreneurs and see examples of the tools that we provide in use. You will also be shown how to use important frameworks and methods, such as the Theory of Change and product Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), to help you calculate the potential social or envrinomental impact of your business.

6 Lessons

In this topic, we will:

  • Introduce you to the topic of social entrepreneurship and provide you with first hand hints and tips from interviews with social and envinromental startups
  • Provide you with a workbook that takes you through a 7 step process to help you develop your social business concept
  • Explain what impact is and provide you with some tools to calculate the social and environmental impact of your business

You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you have finished this course and passed the Quiz(es) (over 80% correct)

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