Tag Archives: international development

If Businesses Can’t BOGO and NGOs Are Crushing Entrepreneurship, Where Does That Leave Us?

If you caught my poll earlier this week asking what areas you find meaningful in the cosmos of business and social responsibility, you know that I’ve been thinking hard about how to make the biggest impact. ¬†On one hand, there’s the CSR approach, which I’ll generalize as reaching more people but having less direct impact […]

How What I Learned On a Pacific Atoll Should Influence Your CSR Programs

The Context I made my home on a 3.4 square-mile atoll for a year while I volunteered as a teacher and newspaper editor. On many parts of Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands, a 120-degree swivel of my head would provide a view of the lagoon and the ocean. The beginning of this story […]