Should Social Impact Companies Be Held to a Higher Standards

Jen van der MeerBusiness Model Practice

Buy-One Give-One

Should social impact companies be held to a higher standard than good old fashioned profit seeking companies?

We were asked to start documenting social impact business models – starting with the “one for one” buy one, give one model promoted by TOMS shoes. Our first sketch of the one for one business model unearthed perhaps more harm then good.