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Blog: Increasing Impact, Enhancing Value: A New Framework for Philanthropy

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by David Marbaugh

Whether you call it philanthropy or corporate responsibility, there's no question that the way in which corporations are seeking to address societal challenges is evolving.

Lilly Provides Additional Funding to Infectious Disease Research Institute to Identify New Tuberculosis Therapies

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Seattle, WA – December 8, 2011 – Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced that it is providing more than $4 million in additional funding to the Infectious Disease Research Institute. The funding will allow IDRI to continue its early phase drug discovery efforts focused on identifying new and better therapies in the fight against tuberculosis, including multidrug-resistant strains known as MDR-TB.

How Global Healthcare Firms Are Finding New Ways to Create Shared Value

FSG's Mark Kramer on The Guardian Sustainable Business Blog
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FSG's Mark Kramer writes about the opportunity for global healthcare to create Shared Value. His post kicks off a new rotating column on The Guardian Sustainable Business pages.  Focused on Creating Shared Value and the implications for business, the blog series will be authored by FSG experts working globally, across sectors, to implement Creating Shared Value strategies and help companies align their competitive strategies with the business opportunities hidden in the world's urgent social and environmental problems.   

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FSG's Mark Kramer writes about the opportunity for global healthcare to create Shared Value. His post kicks off a new rotating column on The Guardian Sustainable Business pages.  Focused on Creating Shared Value and the implications for business, the blog series will be authored by FSG experts working globally, across sectors, to implement Creating Shared Value strategies and help companies align their competitive strategies with the business opportunities hidden in the world's urgent social and environmental problems.   

Mission Aligned Exits - What's Your Method?

Success stories and investment opportunities at Spring Venture Fair
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The Investors' Circle network invested more than $12 million into for-profit social and environmental enterprises in 2012 with aims to move even more in 2013.  Join one of the most active angel networks in the US (HALO Report) on May 8-9 in San Francisco to hear vetted pitches from 15 high-impact deals that are seeking investment and engage in a due diligence process right away. 

Clinton Global Initiative - What's All the Chatter About

By, Caroline Sanderson, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, Social Innovation Practice, Senior Vice President
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This week we explored the barrage of Twitter chatter surrounding the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting, starting with a broad overview of metrics, followed by a ranking of the top 10 most influential tweeters.

Clinton Global Initiative – Were you Part of the 8 Million?

By, Seema Bhende, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, Social Innovation Practice, Senior Account Director
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For those of you who follow conversations related to social innovation, global development and philanthropy, you were likely overwhelmed with the volume of amazing content shared at last week’s Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting. To help analyze this content, Waggener Edstrom (WE) put our twendz pro tool to use to capture insight around the robust Twitter conversation from the event.  

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