By Janet Paskin
Ode Magazine, May 2009

Not only in Africa, but in North and South America and Europe, “social stock exchanges” are launching to connect donors and investors with non-profits and businesses with a social mission, in the same way traditional markets present businesses and products to investors.

Learn more about how the language and structures of capitalism are being applied to the not for profit sector. Will it work? The question remains, especially in the midst of the ongoing global economic crisis. But many entreprenuers say that there’s a hunger for doing business in a new way, for investing in ventures that may make decent profits, but also contribute to the wealth and wellbeing of whole human societies and the environment.

Watch Jurriaan Kamp, editor of Ode Magazine, speak at TMG’s 25th Anniversary Symposium, May 21, 2009

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