How social innovation in universities will bring on a better business model


Published: 19Sep2017

A recent Huffington Post article talks about how the old credo of “doing well by doing good” is becoming more integral to business, and quotes Desautels Professor Nancy Adler that we can no longer “create financially successful companies and an equitable … sustainable world by simply applying yesterday’s approaches to business.” The piece goes on to describe how the Ashoka U initiative is bringing these next-gen business concepts to colleges and universities to light the social-innovation fire at the campus level. Instilling these “Changemaker skills” at the college level will help to revolutionize business, and maybe even higher education. 

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