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Social entrepreneurship example slides for website

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13 slides taken from Shel Horowitz's talks, several examples of innovative and profitable business thinking that addresses at least one major area of social entrepreneurship

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Social entrepreneurship example slides for website

  1. 1. ILLUSTRATED EXAMPLES OF PROFITABLE SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS BIZ Taken from Shel Horowitz’s presentations, “Impossible is a Dare!” and “Making Green Sexy” • Solar LED lamp eliminates toxic, polluting, hazardous fossil fuels while creating prosperity • US’s most famous skyscraper—green retrofit saves $4 million/year • Body Shop, Ben & Jerry’s have ALWAYS been about greater good • A near-Net Zero house— built in Aspen in 1983! • And more This slide show copyright 2017 by Shel Horowitz. All rights reserved
  2. 2. CREATIVITY: D.LIGHT Solar- powered LED (at least 3 cos) Replaces kerosene Benefits: Health, safety, carbon, env, economy Ladder out of poverty
  3. 3. COULD THIS BE THE SEXIEST GREEN RETROFIT EVER? Iconic building— among the world’s most famous $4 million+ annual savings 100% ROI in 3 years No jokes about the shape, please
  4. 4. SEXY SOC. RESP COSMETICS COMPANY HOW MANY X “VALUES”?
  5. 5. AMORY’S OWN HOUSE No furnace or A/C— in Aspen! Grows bananas 4000 ft2 10-month payback $5 electric bill 1983!
  6. 6. SEXIER STILL: THESE, IN THE DESIGN STAGE, ACTUALLY CLEAN THINGS Cleans up the Pacific Ocean Garbage Island http://www.evolo. us/competition/pl astic-fish-tower/
  7. 7. BUSINESSES: WAGE PEACE! DEAN’S BEANS
  8. 8. CLOSING-THE-LOOP SUCCESS: THE INTERVALE Leftover brewery grains grow mushrooms Mushroom waste becomes fish food Fish enrich greens and herbs Which feed bewery grain Pollutants/hvy metals recaptured, sold Power plant heat is captured as co- gen
  9. 9. STACY ZOERN Mobility = Empowerment Energy/Space- efficient (electric) Relevant charity partners
  10. 10. SEXY TOILET PAPER PACK: MARCAL, 2010
  11. 11. SOME OF MY MARKETING IDEAS FOR GO FLUSHLESS Water shortage areas: Bathroom smells as clean as in the old days Parents/teachers: Teach conserva- tion to next gen Public restrooms: Cut your water bill in half Greens: Regenerate your aquifer
  12. 12. JANINE BENYUS: BIOMIMICRY If brought to human scale Spider silk could stop a jet Far more efficient than human designs Every green leaf a solar factory Or from mangrove desalinators Water…from fog

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