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From The San Francisco Chronicle to Reuters, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders. Here are some of their top stories from recent weeks.

From The Washington Post to Fast Company, Echoing Green Fellows from 1992 to the newly-minted class of 2013 Fellows are recognized as innovators and leaders.


Partnership, scale, but above all, dignity, was at the center of this year’s Clinton Global Initiative held earlier this week in New York. An annual gathering of world leaders, CEO's, and changemakers, the meeting resulted in 150 commitments expected to impact nearly 22 million people. Read More.

Summer of Social Entrepreneurship
It seems like everywhere we turn, there's another incredible opportunity for our Fellows. So much so, Echoing Green is declaring the summer of 2012 the "Summer of Social Entrepreneurship." Read more.

We’ve seen an emerging trend with social enterprises–testing out business models. Balancing the art of doing good and doing well, social enterprises don’t always fit into either a nonprofit or for-profit box. Read More.

Echoing Green partners with researchers Julie Battilana and Matthew Lee from Harvard Business School on the first large-scale, quantitative study of emerging social entrepreneurs. Today, Stanford Social Innovation Review released an article on the rise and challenges of hybrid social enterprises that combine aspects of nonprofits and for-profits.

2008 Echoing Green Fellow Jane Chen discusses how innovative partnering has elevated and advanced her social impact work. Read more.

Congrats to the thirty social entrepreneurs featured in Forbes’ Impact 30 list of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. Echoing Green is thrilled to see six of our Fellows as well as board member Andrew Kassoy on the list of leaders in social change.