Twenty-five years ago my Dad was still alive and the world felt like a different place, even though it wasn’t. Twenty-five years ago, he took me with him to a conference at which he was a speaker. It was the first Social Venture Network conference (SVN). And thanks to my Dad, I was there. What SVN showed me over the 25 intervening years of watching businesses and people grow, and succeed, some failing, some dying, but all leaving a good mark on the earth, was that IT IS POSSIBLE. Anything was and is possible. So it is fitting that I am bringing my daughter this year to the 25th anniversary conference.
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by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez. Finally, a business model that is not only centered on profits, but also on social and environmental impacts. It’s a triple-bottom-line business model: profit-driven, people-focused, and environmentally responsible. And it’s amazingly successful.
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