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Social impact: it’s what your next biggest demographic wants

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There’s much that’s been said and written about millenials – that demographic cohort that followed Generation X and has been roughly defined as being born sometime from the 1980s to the 2000s – but what is incontrovertible is that they are the next biggest market for any business, nonprofit organization, or social enterprise. Which is where Deloitte’s Millenial Surveys come in useful. And what’s interesting is that the surveys indicate that the vast majority of millenials want business success to be defined by more than just profits – instead, they want it defined by values and by social impact. Read More

5 Picks for Social Impact Holiday Gifts

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Have a very merry social impact holiday5 PICKS FOR

It’s not too late for holiday shopping. By our count, there are still at least three evenings (not including the one on which this was published) to get out there and buy your loved ones gifts. But as you dash to the bus stop in the hopes of getting to the mall in time, we here at the Incipe Cooperative would love to encourage you to pick your holiday gifts so that they make a social impact.

After all, what better way to show your loved ones how much you love them than with products that are fairly sourced, fairly traded, and improve the life of people involved in bringing them to your family’s stockings, Christmas tree, or Festivus pole?

In the interests, though, of making your last-minute dash to the mall easier, we present to you our 5 picks for social impact holiday gifts.

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