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Party on the Roof: Vertical Harvest gets high. Top 5 Kickstarter technology #1. דירוג מעלה 2015. About Us. מהו ארגון מעלה? מעלה – עסקים מנהיגים אחריות חברתית – הינה ארגון ללא מטרות רווח.

מהו ארגון מעלה?

מעלה הינה הארגון המקצועי של העסקים בישראל שיש להם עניין לשפר את פני החברה והסביבה בישראל. עבור עסקים אלו מהווה מעלה המקור המקצועי המרכזי בכל הקשור בשילוב ערכיות בעסקים. מעלה מקדמת את התפיסה, הרווחת כיום בעולם, לפיה מעורבות חברתית ותרומה לקהילה הן חלק בלתי נפרד מתרבות ניהול מתקדמת ומאסטרטגיה עסקית נבונה – תפישת ה – Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Social Responsibility. בהתבסס על תפיסה זו, מעלה היא הגורם המקצועי המוביל, המסייע לעסקים בישראל לפתח וליישם גישה אסטרטגית עסקית של מחויבות חברתית, התורמת להצלחתם העסקית ולשיפור פניה של החברה בישראל. מעלה מקיימת שותפות אסטרטגית עם BSR) Business for Social Responsibility) האמריקאי, המאגד כיום כ – 1500 חברות, בהיקף עסקים של מעל טריליון דולר.

מעלה הוקמה כעמותה (מלכ"ר) בסוף שנת 1998. Social business. This article is about a business with a social objective.

Social business

For organization designed around social tools, social media, and social networks, see social business model. Social business was defined by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus and is described in his books Creating a world without poverty—Social Business and the future of capitalism and Building Social Business—The new kind of capitalism that serves humanity's most pressing needs. Breakthrough Management Quality Registrar [BMQR] What is ISO 26000:2010?

Breakthrough Management Quality Registrar [BMQR]

ISO 26000 International guidance document on social responsibility ISO 26000 is an international guidance document on social responsibility. It provides an organization with an outline of the principles and core subjects that it should be managing to ensure it identifies and manages a number of societal risks and impacts. The guidance covers a number of core subject areas including: Organizational Governance Human Rights Labor Practices Environment Fair Operating Practices Consumer issues Community involvement and development Who is ISO 26000 applicable to? It is intended to be useful to all types of organizations: In the private, public and non-profit sectors, Whether large or small, Whether operating in developed or developing countries, For those beginning to address Social Responsibility (SR), as well as those more experienced with its implementation.

There are numerous benefits associated with an ISO 26000: Like this: One-Stop Incubators Hatching Social Enterprise Startups. (This is a photograph of three chicks hatching in an incubator.

One-Stop Incubators Hatching Social Enterprise Startups

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) All startups are alike–and that includes social enterprises Well, sort of. Depending on the business, founders pretty much all need help fine-tuning their plan, figuring out the best way to market, creating their technology platform. Or maybe they just want a place to work that’s not in a Starbucks.

But unlike other startups, social enterprises also have to wrestle with all sorts of other pesky issues–determining how to measure the success of their non-financial goals, say, or what type of investors might want to take a chance on them. That’s why it’s so important to have incubators and accelerators catering to the special needs of social enterprises. None of them, however, are remotely useful for the mission-driven company with all those other concerns–and little chance of garnering the type of returns typical of the usual venture-accelerator groomed tech firm.

That’s not all. Sustainability Learning Centre. Social Business. Social business is a cause-driven business.

Social Business

In a social business, the investors/owners can gradually recoup the money invested, but cannot take any dividend beyond that point. Purpose of the investment is purely to achieve one or more social objectives through the operation of the company, no personal gain is desired by the investors. The company must cover all costs and make profit, at the same time achieve the social objective, such as, healthcare for the poor, housing for the poor, financial services for the poor, nutrition for malnourished children, providing safe drinking water, introducing renewable energy, etc. in a business way.

26000 - Social Responsibility. Halcyon Incubator. Singapore International Foundation. Applications are now closed.

Singapore International Foundation

Thank you for all your submissions. Applicants will be notified of the selection results via email by 12 February 2016. For enquiries or assistance on application matters, please contact us at yse2016@sif.org.sg. SIF’s YOUNG SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS (YSE) WORKSHOP 2016 Week of 16 to 19 Mar, 2016 The YSE programme inspires, equips and enables youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. What we offer Ecosystem – Join an international ecosystem of changemakers including like-minded individuals, corporates, practitioners and successful entrepreneurs Mentorship – Gain access to industry experts and professionals for mentorship Overseas study visits – Embark on overseas study visits to gain insights Grants – Develop your social enterprise with up to SGD$ 20,000 in grants! Individuals or teams of up to 3 members Youth of all nationalities who are aged 18 to 30 years old Join now if you: Application Details and Timeline.