Monthly Archives: May 2011

Let's Go Start a Social Business

In his encyclical Caritas in Veritate Pope Benedict XVI argues that there is great opportunity for new types of businesses that are created specifically to meet the needs of the poor.  “Social business“ is one of the new models that are evolving to fill the gap between profit-based companies and nonprofit organizations. Social businesses are created for […]

Tools for Fashioning the Future

We are in the midst of graduation season, when tens of thousands of college students step forward into the next important stages of their lives.  I was honored to address one such group a few weeks ago, the graduating class of St. Francis University in Pennsylvania. This is a condensed version of my address and […]