20 Jul '11, 2pm

Social Venture Network Announces 2011 Innovation Award Winners

SAN FRANCISCO, Jul. 20 /CSRwire/ - Social Venture Network (SVN), the country's leading peer-to-peer network of socially responsible entrepreneurs and investors, has announced the most impressive social entrepreneurs and business leaders to watch over the next year. The winners of SVN's 2011 Innovation Awards are using groundbreaking approaches to drive sustainability and community development while creating employment opportunities for underserved communities including US veterans, Native Americans and African war survivors. A panel of 19 judges determined this year's winners, including pioneer of socially responsible business Ben Cohen, social finance expert Esther Park and green business expert Joel Makower. Winners were chosen based on their innovation, impact, and ability to scale and included Chid Liberty, vanguard of the African fair trade movement; Karlene Hunter & ...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/32628-Social-Ventur...

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