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Inaugural Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge Launched

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s StartupHoyas today announced the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. Read more.

US National Advisory Board Releases Impact Investing Policy Recommendations

The US National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investment Task Force issued a report titled, “Private Capital, Public Good: How Smart Federal Policy can Galvanize Impact Investing—and Why It’s Urgent”. Read more.

Bill Novelli Statement to Senate Leaders on Advanced Care Delivery

Bill Novelli, Co-Chair of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), joined AHIP Foundation at the Bipartisan Leaders of Senate Committee on Aging Rountable to raise awareness around advanced illness care. Read more.

Boomers Want to Age in Place. But Are They Doing Anything About It?

Baby boomers want to stay in their own homes as they age, but most aren’t willing to put much into making sure that happens, a newly released Georgetown University survey study found. Read more.

Creating Connected Communities for Aging Well

Can technology and the way we develop connections to our communities help Americans meet their aspirations to live independently in their own homes as they get older? Read more.

$5 Million Georgetown Energy Prize to Reward Community Sustainability

One lucky community with a population between 5,000 and 250,000 will receive $5 million in 2017 to support sustainable energy-saving innovations, thanks to the creation of the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP). Read more.

GSED Fellows Graduating Class

The first class of Global Social Enterprise and Development (GSED) Fellows graduated this May. Read more.

Changing Policy to Increase Impact Investments

Can opportunities for impact investments – dollars that yield both financial and social returns for investors – be increased if policy adjustments are made? Read more.

A Proposal: Activating Students to Ignite Economic Empowerment and Social Justice in DC

Anthony Cook practices what he preaches. A professor in Georgetown’s Law Center teaching Democracy and Coercion, exploring the role of lawyers in social movements and the relationship between constitutional law, social inequality, and stratification, Cook is working to establish a cross-campus practicum for MBAs, MPPs, and JDs. Read more.

A Family Business Take on CSR and Sustainability

Although Chick-fil-A is best known for the chicken it serves across the United States, it is their coffee program that is shaking things up around the company. Read more.

GSEI Student of the Year 2013-2014

Michael McLaughlin (MBA’15), was named the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) Student Leader of the Year for the 2013-2014 academic year. Read more.

Shifting Health Care for the Restaurant Industry

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) brings with it complexity — especially for an industry with a workforce of 13.5 million. The picture is further complicated when considering those workers include a large percentage of…Read more.

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