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The Lewis Institute

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.

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Good Business Fridays

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

On Friday, November 7, join Benjapon Jivasantikarn, Senior Manager at Root Cause, to explore if and how social impact can be quantified.

Babson Food Sol Community Table

Wednesdays, Noon–1:30 p.m. on the Wellesley campus
Thursdays, 1011:30 a.m. on the Boston campus​
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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.