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Educating Social Entrepreneurs, Volume I by Maria Aggestam, Paul Miesing

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CHAPTER 1

Social Entrepreneuring: “What’s Good for Society Is Also Good for Business”

Maria Aggestam

Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, Lund University

Introduction

The purpose of this chapter is to address and alert us to the creation of novel entrepreneurial activities, organizations, and companies that stimulate new business development in the poverty-stricken global world and to highlights entrepreneurial practice concerned with contesting climate changes. The Global situation, with its attendant financial crises, significant corporate greed, and ruthless profit-seeking by globalized capitalism with evident environmental disasters, has created a growing concern in various societies. This study explores the potential of social entrepreneurship ...

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