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The Stakeholder Share: Entrepreneurship’s Return to Its Roots

This week, having started the New Professor Program, we have been reflecting much on the elements necessary as we build entrepreneurship that is focused on innovation for humanity and the pursuit of business opportunities for profit, society well-being, sustainability, and the integration of all people.

Answering key questions around informality in micro and small enterprises during the COVID-19 crisis

Understanding how informal enterprises are affected by the Covid-19 crisis is of central importance for identifying effective responses and designing support strategies that can encounter the socioeconomic impacts of the global pandemic.This document provides answers to a set of questions that address, for example, how governments and other actors can effectively reach out to informal economic units, the kind of support that is needed and what might be effective ways to reduce the risk of informalization of formal jobs and economic units.

The Origins of the term Sustainable Development

In declaring an end to the status quo, we are simultaneously admitting and choosing to move towards sustainability, human-focused efforts, and ecological endeavors that uplift the human-Earth symbiotic relationship. In our efforts to seek sustainable efforts and to foster sustainable practices within and throughout entrepreneurship, we must first define the term, so that we can more greatly embody its cyclical, caring, and forward-focused nature.

Intelligence in the Birds’ Nests: Why Humane Entrepreneurship is the Future

As we move into our digital future, we, as a global community, are experiencing unprecedented levels of activity as well as a simultaneous rise in the average person’s uncertainty of their environment. These have been intensified by the fast-paced environments that we have created to shape and nurture future entrepreneurs. The rise in mental health struggles for entrepreneurs and our harmful effect on the environment suggest that this fast-paced environment in which we have sought to nurture entrepreneurial talents is in no way sustainable. During a recent ICSB Knowledge Exchange webinar, Dr. Taura presented his futuristic vision of a digital revolution which includes humane entrepreneurship.

10 Reasons Why Every High Schooler Should Launch a Business

Do you often feel overwhelmed by choosing a college or even a path of study? Much of what you do in high school will shape your career interests and help you determine your major. Too many students will discover too late, however, that their chosen college major may not be for them. High school is the perfect opportunity to experiment with many different skills and find which ones invigorate or drain you.

Democratization of Knowledge

“Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of philosophy… cities will never have rest from their evils — no, nor the human race as I believe…” (Plato)

It is Not Just About the Money

It is Not Just About the Money Monday, September 7, 2020, by Andrew McDonaldIt is Not Just About the Money Monday, September 7, 2020, by Andrew McDonaldIn continuing our conversation about the practical ways in which we can enact change for MSMEs globally, we will...

Resiliency

The panelists for “Arts and Entrepreneurship” (September 1, 2020) described both practicality and idealism under the current circumstances of distancing and digital outreach. The “new normal” of virtual representation was discussed by Tim Davis and Pat Thornton, who are forces in bringing the community together with positive visualization.

The Top Funded Women Founders in Every State

The top women entrepreneurs and female founders in the U.S. are doing well, but there is a considerable gap from top to bottom. But there is an even bigger gap between what male and female founders receive in funding.

Humane Entrepreneurship in Action

In guiding our actions towards Humane Entrepreneurship, we can be an organization that does not only preach about Humane Entrepreneurship but one that also practices it.

AFFILIATED CENTERS NEWS

ICSB Puerto Rico and the Caribbean’s 1st Conclave

ICSB Puerto Rico and the Caribbean’s 1st Conclave Aug 23, 2018 ICSB’s Affiliate, ICSB Puerto Rico & the Caribbean (PR&C) is excited to announce the 1st ICSB PR&C Conclave. This conclave is PR&C’s 20th anniversary celebration. The conclave is designed...

ICSB Argentina Announces their 23rd Annual Meeting: September 26-28, 2018

ICSB Argentina Announces their 23rd Annual Meeting: September 26-28, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 ICSB Argentina, an affiliated center of ICSB, has announced their 23rd Annual Meeting to be held in Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina. The theme is...

Call for Scholars: USASBE Teaching and Learning Scholars Program

Call for Scholars: USASBE Teaching and Learning Scholars Program Jun 01, 2018 Call for Scholars: USASBE Teaching and Learning Scholars Program Jun 01, 2018 The ICSB - United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Call for Scholars: USASBE...

6th Asia SME Conference Deadline Extended: March 31st

6th Asia SME Conference Deadline Extended: March 31st Apr 3, 2018 The ICSB - Asia Council for Small Business (ACSB) conference will be held from September 10th-13th, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. ACSB calls for submissions of extended abstracts from a broad range of topics...

ICSB Puerto Rico Announces Their Next Conference: April 12, 2018

ICSB Puerto Rico Announces Their Next Conference: April 12, 2018 Apr 3, 2018 ICSB Puerto Rico has announced their 4th conference to be held in the Interamerican University of PuertoRico, San Germán campus on April 12, 2018. The theme is "Normality or New Reality:...

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