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The Lewis Institute illuminates a path for students, faculty, and corporate partners seeking entry into the field of social innovation. 

We help create unexpected yet fruitful collaborations between those who see no distinction between social responsibility and profitability, leading to partnerships that result in business prosperity and societal improvement. Whether it’s the Social Innovation Lab—powered by Toyota—or Food Sol, we’re always pursuing unique ways to change the status quo.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Good Business Fridays

April 24, Noon-1:30 p.m.
Reynolds Global Lounge

For the final Good Business Friday of the semester, join us for an interactive workshop on human trafficking.

Food Sol Community Table

Wednesdays, 1–2:00 p.m. on the Wellesley campus For more information, visit

Join us for Community Table on April 15  with guest Ed Doyle, President of RealFood Consulting.

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Babson was awarded with the Ashoka Social Innovators Award in 2011. This honor comes with Babson’s status as an AshokaU Changemaker Campus since 2009.