• A typology of social entrepreneurs: Motives, search processes and ethical challenges ," Journal of Business Venturing , Elsevier, vol. 24(5), pages 519-532, September. (repec.org)
  • The Value of All Types of Social Support Every time you reach for the phone when you've had a bad day, accept help when you're overwhelmed, or even search online to get information from someone on how to handle a stressor, you're demonstrating that you know what research has repeatedly shown: that different types of social support can really help with stress! (pearltrees.com)
  • It examines these topics by bringing together influential work on social values together with current policy dilemmas in the fields of health and the environment, including such matters as the limits of justifiable state interference in the unhealthy choices of individuals, the justice of priority setting in health care and the obligations of current citizens in respect of climate change. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Many faith traditions are awakening to the burden that climate change is placing on poor people, and finding justification for caring for the environment in their scripture. (nytimes.com)
  • Following its well-attended November research panel on the social science of climate change and sustainability , ISSR hosted a working group of scholars who expressed interest in collaborating to advance critical social science on climate change, locally and with the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India. (umass.edu)
  • More locally, participants called for the working group to serve as a means for building community among scholars who work today on climate change and environment across scattered departments and disciplinary boundaries. (umass.edu)
  • Together, these benefits promote livelihoods and social justice, the mitigation of and/or adaptation to climate change, and the provision of wildlife habitat. (nature.com)
  • This is why France has taken on a great ambition: to view the Paris Agreement on climate change as the foundation for a new social contract - a social project that can provide people with a decent standard of living through the 'ecological transition' towards sustainable development. (lse.ac.uk)
  • That is why, together with partners, we've developed the Climate Change and Social Learning (CCSL) initiative - in order to explore and build on this potential. (iied.org)
  • Our initiative seeks to understand what we, both Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and others, can learn from various social learning approaches that in the end could help provide better ways of adapting to climate change and ensuring food security. (iied.org)
  • What is Climate Change and Social Learning? (iied.org)
  • Social learning, according to us, can very much create better decision-making on climate change and agriculture issues. (iied.org)
  • These new activities require a conceptual model that links individual risk factors and behaviors for heart disease and stroke with their corresponding promoters and barriers in the social environment. (cdc.gov)
  • Ethnographers and qualitative sociologists have long-documented thoughts and behaviors of their Black study participants in which they mentally prepare to negotiate social spaces in American society. (umich.edu)
  • At the start of 2020, there started a new shift in focus as social matters were elevated in the discourse alongside the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic. (businessdailyafrica.com)
  • Health advocates are recognizing that creating and sustaining healthy communities requires fundamental social change that goes far beyond the individual patient education approach of many traditional public health programs. (cdc.gov)
  • The first step to improving the social environment is to accurately identify its health-promoting and health-damaging characteristics. (cdc.gov)
  • In this handbook, public health professionals, advocacy groups, and concerned community and state leaders will find specific ideas and strategies for identifying barriers and promoters for heart-healthy and stroke-free living in local environments. (cdc.gov)
  • Increasing excise taxes on cigarettes and enacting local ordinances limiting smoking in restaurants are two examples of health promotion activities that fall under the social environment paradigm. (cdc.gov)
  • Included will be such topics as the analysis of government regulations concerning safety, the environment, anti-trust, anti-discrimination, financial trading, health care and price controls. (utdallas.edu)
  • Health and social services (H&SS) expenditures account for about 29 percent of General Fund spending in California. (ca.gov)
  • Please see our companion document, Health and Social Services Budget Primer , for more information on individual program components, spending trends, and funding sources. (ca.gov)
  • Broadly speaking, I examine the ways in which social forces link racial group membership to the risk of poor health, particularly those conditions related to cardiovascular and renal diseases. (umich.edu)
  • In my second research program, I examine the social and physical environment as drivers of racial health inequalities. (umich.edu)
  • The most important factors determining the older people's sense of quality of life, besides the social environment, were how healthy they felt (although all were actually in good health), freedom from depression, good mental faculties and personal optimism. (innovations-report.com)
  • Depression further influences quality of life by affecting mental alertness, and worries about health were the main factor affecting depression and social life. (innovations-report.com)
  • The Social Environment and Biomarkers of Aging Study (SEBAS) in Taiwan, 2000 and 2006, provides information regarding the health and well-being of older persons in Taiwan. (umich.edu)
  • SEBAS explores the relationship between life challenges and mental and physical health, the impact of social environment on the health and well-being of the elderly, as well as biological markers of health and stress. (umich.edu)
  • Additional information about the Social Environment and Biomarkers of Aging Study can be found at the Georgetown University Center for Populations and Health Web site. (umich.edu)
  • We all know that the direct or indirect result of industrialization is, ever more frequently, the pollution of the environment, with serious con sequences for the health of the population. (thesocialagenda.com)
  • Finally, you will recognize how earlier decisions and environment affect physical and psychological health in later years as you examine contemporary theories related to older adults and the developmental tasks that they need to navigate. (ollusa.edu)
  • Genetic Variation in the Social Environment Contributes to Health and Disease. (nih.gov)
  • Assessing the impact of the social environment on health and disease is challenging. (nih.gov)
  • Based on these results, we have already carried out an initial materiality analysis, defining the issues where Euronext can have the most impact on the economy, society and the environment, and which most influence the decision-making of our stakeholders. (euronext.com)
  • The competition, a partnership of the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business, Columbia Business School and The Goldman Sachs Foundation, is unique for its promotion of social ventures - businesses and non-profit organizations with both financial and social returns on investment. (berkeley.edu)
  • Additional organizations using Skipso's custom crowdsourcing and social media platforms include Cleantech Business Club (Netherlands), The Finnish Cleantech Cluster (Finland) and CleantechU (USA). (prweb.com)
  • After describing the critical perspective, which gives primary attention to the structural origins of private troubles, and presenting an overview of the systems approach, the book focuses on communities, families, groups, and organizations as social systems. (google.it)
  • The set of socially rationalizable outcomes is shown to be non-empty for all social environments and it can be computed by an iterative reduction procedure. (repec.org)
  • As such, corporate social performance (CSP) becomes an important dimension of firm performance, which measures the level of socially responsible provisions. (scirp.org)
  • Her research also zeroed in on how the parents' choice of neighborhood "has serious consequences for the lessons kids interpret and the cues they pick up on" from that environment, even among those with seemingly good intentions. (popsugar.com)
  • Additionally, since Ruddy Ducks already have relatively long penises on average compared to other waterfowl species, their ability to grow even larger based on social cues may be limited. (thepoultrysite.com)
  • Identify the risks and opportunities associated with biopsychosocial contexts from a social work values perspective, integrating culture, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, disability and other factors. (ollusa.edu)
  • The different ways men and women behave - passed down from generation to generation - can be inherited by men and women from their social environment and not only through genetics, according a study. (jpost.com)
  • Furthermore, I integrate social science information on segregation and neighborhood characteristics with biomedical information on genetics and molecular pathways that may link the social exposures to disease risk. (umich.edu)
  • ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community. (umich.edu)
  • Formed in 1983, the ISSP group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys. (umich.edu)
  • Especially visible the last two years has been the new Joint Appeal By Religion And Science For The Environment (see boxes on pages 77 and 85). (thesocialcontract.com)
  • Cleaning activities are carried out around offices, factories and coastline, etc. in order to increase awareness of making the environment beautiful and to contribute to local communities. (hitachi.com)
  • To commit to a green earth, we focus on three fields of action: Employee Awareness, Operational Environment Management and Lifecycle Product Management. (olympus.de)
  • At the end of the 3 years, 7000 students have developed projects to create awareness about water issues in their schools, families and their wider environment. (hsbc.com.tr)
  • Do psychosocial stress and social disadvantage modify the association between air pollution and blood pressure? (umich.edu)
  • In Australia country people are subject to the same types of social disadvantage as can occur in cities (such as lower educational attainment, job uncertainties and unemployment, poor access to appropriate housing etc). (pearltrees.com)
  • Recent changes in our synthetic environment have created new problems that are as numerous as those which burdened the men of the past. (social-ecology.org)
  • The Routledge Handbook on Financial Social Work explicates the financial needs, issues, and interventions within populations and theoretical approaches, and it assists clinician practitioners in intervening expertly and comprehensively. (routledge.com)
  • Research on depression in adolescents in recent years has focused on how the physical brain and social experiences interact. (eurekalert.org)
  • The social environment as well as the physical environment have powerful effects on the body and the brain through the neuroendocrine, autonomic, and immune systems ( 1 ⇓ - 3 ). (pnas.org)
  • Social Rationalizability ," Research Memorandum 009, Maastricht University, Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organization (METEOR). (repec.org)
  • Our research suggests that intergenerational inheritance of gender-specific traits may be better explained by highly stable features of the social environment. (jpost.com)
  • Traditionally, research has shown that a smaller hippocampus is implicated in depression, but this study showed that a larger hippocampus may indicate a greater ability for adolescents to take advantage of the support in their environments and overcome fear, anxiety and depression. (eurekalert.org)
  • I am currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, with an additional appointment in the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Internal Medicine. (umich.edu)
  • Research Theme 2: Social & Physical Environment. (umich.edu)
  • People suffering from social anxiety could be helped to overcome their fears by viewing themselves taking part in virtual scenarios, research from the University of East Anglia suggests. (socialanxietysupport.com)
  • Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-06-17. (umich.edu)
  • In academic environment practically, researchers from different disciplines have become aware of the potential benefits of the Internet not only as a research tool but also as a communication medium. (igi-global.com)
  • We have identified social learning as an approach that has the potential to improve the quality of stakeholder participation in and uptake of research. (iied.org)
  • In particular, a large body of work in humans and nonhuman primates indicates that adverse social conditions can have important consequences, both for disease susceptibility in the short term ( 1 ⇓ - 3 ) and for evolutionarily important parameters such as fertility and survival over the long term ( 4 ⇓ ⇓ - 7 ). (pnas.org)
  • In summary, our study uncovers an important contribution of the social environment to phenotypic variation, sets the basis for using SGE to dissect social effects, and identifies an opportunity to improve studies of direct genetic effects. (nih.gov)
  • We will further advance our sustainability strategy and do our best to disclose information in an appropriate manner in contributing to the resolution of social issues through our Social Innovation Business. (hitachi.com)
  • Compared with high school students who graduated in the years just before the recession, students who graduated during the recession were more concerned for others, more interested in social issues and more interested in saving energy and helping the environment. (scienceblog.com)
  • To gain a solid indication of the attitudes and actions of American religious leaders about population and immigration issues that affect the environment, one or two of the most representative denominations were surveyed from each of the seven groupings. (thesocialcontract.com)
  • All business occurs within a particular legal and regulatory environment. (utdallas.edu)
  • My goal is to have students emerge from this course with a critical understanding of the regulatory environment in which business occurs. (utdallas.edu)
  • The social entrepreneur is a type of entrepreneur who identifies a business opportunity that is based on solving a social problem through an innovative and creative solution, based on a good idea and developing a business project. (repec.org)
  • It is not charity or philanthropy, and is not necessarily non-profit activities, but may be any kind of business model motivated by the need to help others and carry out social change. (repec.org)
  • In response to the needs of social entrepreneurs, some countries have developed legal structures able to combine for profit oriented business with the pursuit of a social objective. (repec.org)
  • Organizing for Society: A Typology of Social Entrepreneuring Models ," Journal of Business Ethics , Springer, vol. 111(3), pages 353-373, December. (repec.org)
  • Google's Newest Social Sharing Environment for Business? (blumenthals.com)
  • New York/Berkeley - Judges for the 2002 National Social Venture Competition have announced the eight finalist teams from 33 business schools across the country. (berkeley.edu)
  • The business plans were evaluated on their financial and social returns on investment, feasibility, fundability, and management team qualifications. (berkeley.edu)
  • The final events of the 2002 National Social Venture Competition will take place at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business on April 5-6, where the competition winners will be announced. (berkeley.edu)
  • The competition began three years ago as a student-organized social venture competition at the Haas School of Business. (berkeley.edu)
  • Furthermore, it rebuilds agroecological functions and creates new local business opportunities to kick-start rural economies and enhance social well-being. (nature.com)
  • Between these two extremes, the environments, artisans, merchants, and business leaders as well as those of the intermediate professions and employees occupy an intermediate position, while the prevalence of obesity is relatively high, close to 5 %, in children from backgrounds of skilled workers. (mvorganizing.org)
  • From agency theory perspective, the paper introduces the moderating effect of external business environment on the linkage between CEO and CSR activities, whereby theoretically illustrating and empirically verifying that CEO and top executives tend to strategically utilize CSR activities in face of varied business environments. (scirp.org)
  • Variation in the social environment is a fundamental component of many vertebrate societies. (pnas.org)
  • In humans and other primates, adverse social environments often translate into lasting physiological costs. (pnas.org)
  • Interestingly, many of these rank-associated effects are detectable even in the absence of rank-related asymmetries in access to resources, suggesting that the stress of social subordinacy alone can trigger a physiological response. (pnas.org)
  • Much remains unresolved, however, about the physical intermediates that link the social environment with immunological and physiological changes, especially on the molecular level. (pnas.org)