Books and Reading List for Social Enterprise Business Writing

I’m co-teaching an undergraduate English class at University of Maryland—professional writing for social entrepreneurship. My colleague and I are putting together a list of optional readings that could help students and communicators in innovative nonprofits and socially-responsible and green businesses. Have we got the right list? What are the best books for social change business[…]

24 Jan: Maryland’s Benefit Companies and Social Enterprise. Report & Discussion.

Save the Date! Report Release and Discussion Maryland’s Benefit Corporations and Companies Who They Are, What’s Happening with these Innovative Laws, and What Could It Mean for Social Enterpreneurs in the Region Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 9am – 11:30am (EST) Annapolis, Maryland RSVP

Summer 2011 Update

ChangeMatters is a strategic consultancy serving early-stage “common good enterprises” in the US and abroad, through planning, training, development, and technical assistance.

Nov 10 2010 Panel on Benefit Corporations @ Bethesda Green

Existing and emerging Maryland social entrepreneurs are invited to a special dialog on Maryland’s new “benefit corporations” law on November 10, 2010 at Bethesda Green in Bethesda MD.

Becoming a Benefit Corporation in Maryland

Maryland new benefit corporation law, which takes effect Oct 1 2010, increases the importance of community stakeholders, not only corporate shareholders, when weighing business actions. The law has already generated considerable buzz (and many questions) among our clients and colleagues. Put simply, the new law allows a corporation to elect to be a benefit corporation[…]

Not Your Mentor's Nonprofit Sector Conference

It has been two weeks since the Social Enterprise Summit/World Forum conference in San Francisco. I am still following up on contacts, good and crazy ideas, and only now looking through scores of handwritten notes for highlights. Where I imagine I will uncover even more cool ideas. Find more photos like this on wdydwyd? This[…]