Global Social Enterprise Initiative

Case Foundation Commits $100,000 to Georgetown Global Social Enterprise Initiative

The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business today announced a new grant from the Case Foundation to support a range of impact investing initiatives. The funding is part of a new relationship between the GSEI and the Case Foundation. Jean Case, CEO of the foundation, currently is serving as Executive in Residence for the 2013-14 school year.

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and American Farm Bureau Federation Collaborate on Rural Entrepreneurship

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) today announced a partnership to help strengthen rural America. The multi-year collaboration will address solutions to building greater economic opportunity and security for those who live in rural communities, starting with a program involving the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative to advance rural entrepreneurship.

Study Reveals Most Gen Xers and Boomers Want to Age at Home, but 95% Fear Today’s Technology Is Not Up to The Task

Philips and the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business released a survey today that found both baby boomers and Generation X (Gen X) place high value on technology as they age. However, 95 percent believe today’s technology needs to be better developed to help them successfully age at home, or age in place, for as long as possible. [See the infographic.]