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The Lewis Institute illuminates a path for students, faculty, and corporate partners seeking entry into the field of social innovation. By drawing upon Babson’s core competencies, methodologies, and commitment to creating economic and social value everywhere, we help create unexpected yet fruitful collaborations and design knowledge tools that result in business prosperity and societal improvement. ​ 

 
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Announcements and Upcoming Events

The Good Business Friday Season Begins!

Join us on September 19th for the first Good Business Friday of the fall semester in the Reynolds Global Lounge. Ken Freitas of the Dunkin Donuts Baskin Robbins Community Foundation, and formerly of Timberland, will be here to share his insights and perspective on  the role of business in society. The chat will run from 12-1:30 p.m., and as always there is no such thing as arriving late!

Take a look at the Fall 2014 Good Business Friday schedule!​​​


Babson Community Table

Food Sol Community Table: Wednesdays, Noon–1:30 p.m. on the Wellesley campus and Thursdays, 10-11:30 a.m. on the Boston campus
For more information, visit www.foodsol.org
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Upcoming Programs
Good Business Friday: Sports for Good with Lindsey and Justin Kittredge Full Details [X]
09/26/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Join us every week as we talk about what it takes to create and sustain a progressive business in today's world. Join Lindsey and Justin Kittredge of Shooting Touch to talk about the role of sports in today's society.

Good Business. Every Friday. 12:00-1:30pm. Reynolds Global Lounge. Come when you can, everyone is welcome!
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09/26/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Good Business Friday: From Corporate Social Responsibility to Social Innovation, with Cheryl Kiser Full Details [X]
10/03/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Global Lounge
Join us every week as we talk about what it takes to create and sustain a progressive business in today's world. Join Director and Associate Director of the Lewis Institute Cheryl Kiser and Emily Weiner as they discuss the bridge between Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Innovation

Good Business. Every Friday. 12:00-1:30pm. Reynolds Global Lounge. Come when you can, everyone is welcome!
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10/03/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Babson Food Day Full Details [X]
10/23/2014 All Day Event
For the fourth annual Babson Food Day, we will celebrate with Entrepreneurs in Residence Andrew Zimmern and Gail Simmons on Food Day Eve (national Food Day is October 24). Last year’s event was action packed with good food energy and innovation. Check out the Storify here and stay tuned for a detailed agenda as Babson Food Day approaches.
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10/23/2014 All Day Event
 

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