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Got social problems? Business can help: Michael Porter at TEDGlobal 2013

Got social problems? Business can help: Michael Porter at TEDGlobal 2013

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Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter is here to make the case that business can help tackle social problems. Issues such as healthcare, access to water and climate change are bread-and-butter concerns for TEDsters in the room, who clearly agree with his early statement that we’re all very aware that these problems exist. Many of them also []

How to pick the charity that’s right for you

How to pick the charity that’s right for you

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In 1994, Dan Pallotta created the AIDS Rides — a series of long-distance fundraising cycling journeys that netted $108 million for HIV/AIDS research and services within the space of eight years. Later, his Breast Cancer 3-Day walks netted $194 million in an even shorter period of time. Both had their best years ever in 2002. []

A new way to judge nonprofits: Dan Pallotta at TED2013

A new way to judge nonprofits: Dan Pallotta at TED2013

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Dan Pallotta created two huge charity initiatives — AIDS Rides bicycle journeys and Breast Cancer 3-Day events. These initiatives raised $108 million for HIV/AIDS and $194 million for breast cancer. Both had their best years in 2002 … and then Pallotta’s nonprofit went out of business. In the final session of TED2013, Pallotta shares why []