November 21, 2006
RISE: The Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship
DESCRIPTION: The Research Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship (RISE) is a research project at Columbia Business School whose mission is to study and disseminate knowledge about the markets, metrics and management of for-profit and nonprofit social enterprise and social venturing.
Among the resources on this site that are valuable:
- RISE Social Entrepreneur CEO Directory (Use this searchable database to find contact, mission and biographical information for over 200 for-profit CEOs and managers surveyed in the RISE / Investors’ Circle / Social Venture Network For-Profit Social Entrepreneur Report.
- RISE Reports and Case Studies (falling under three themes: markets, metrics and management).
- RISE Double Bottom Line Investor Directory (includes information about institutional investors that invest through equity vehicles in for profit ventures with the aim of achieving social or environmental impacts.)
Posted by cseeman at November 21, 2006 08:24 AM