Social Innovation: Business Strategy with Profit

May 22, 2018
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “Innovation doesn’t equal social good, but social good can be accelerated by innovation…provided that purpose is at the heart of that innovation” (2014 Social Innovation Summit). Can doing good via social innovation be good for your company’s bottom line? Yes. For-profit companies are finding solutions to social and environmental issues, often collaborating with government, business, and non-profits. Is there a role for technology here, too? The experts speak. Hubert Yoshida, Hitachi Vantara: “A kid in Africa with a smart phone has access to more information than the President of the U.S. 15 years ago” (Ray Kurzweil). Karin Underwood, Stanford GSB: “Dedicated to the things that haven’t happened yet and the people who are about to dream them up…” (Stanford GSB plaque). Katie Morgan Booth, SAP: “The question is, "If I do not stop to help the sanitation workers, what will happen to them?” (Martin Luther King, Jr.). Join us for Social Innovation: Business Strategy with Profit.

The Future of the Future with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

The Future of the Future with Game Changers, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 7 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on the Future of the Future. We’ll explore trends that may seem futuristic but are happening right now. These trends will have significant impact on your organization, whatever your size, industry, and locations, and, of course, will affect your day-to-day lifestyle. The future is happening fast, and we will help you align your organization to not just cope, but to thrive in the short and long term.

Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation. The Future of the Future with Game Changers, presented by SAP, can be heard live Tuesdays on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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