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The Lewis Institute illuminates pathways for students, faculty, staff, foundations, and corporate partners seeking social innovation solutions.​

By drawing upon Babson’s core methodology of Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®, we activate unexpected and fruitful collaborations and integrative designs for action. The result is business prosperity and societal improvement. We extend our impact through the Babson Social Innovation Lab, an action tank powered by Toyota, that incubates people and ideas in the world of social innovation.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Good Business Fridays
This week's Good Business Friday​ features Sr. Fellow in Social Innovation and Social Impact Strategist Craig Bida. Join us October 16th from 12-1:30 in the Reynolds Global Lounge for "The New Winning Strategy: Creating Social Value as a Competitive Advantage".

Project ROI Findings
Findings have been released from Project ROI, a study analyzing the financial impacts of Corporate Responsibility and developed in partnership with IO Sustainability, Verizon, and Campbell Soup Company. Among the study's key findings: CR programs can increase revenue by as much as 20%. Read the press release and download the report here.

Food Sol Community Table
Babson Community Table​ is moving to Tuesdays, starting on September 8 from 1-2 p.m. in the ground floor of the Blank Center.

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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.