Author: Lonnie Shekhtman
The court ruled unanimously in favor of Monsanto, concluding that patent exhaustion does not apply to this case and that Vernon Hugh Bowman violated Monsanto’s seed license.
The Buddhist-like shift in consciousness and intentions that the authors prescribe in their profoundly optimistic and hopeful new book is the right way, maybe the only way, to approach our evolving relationship with the world around us.
When Hollender became a free agent in 2010, he decided to revisit his condom dream. He’s planning to launch an organic and Fair Trade line of rubbers by the end of the year.
With 7 billion mouths to feed, and at least 1 billion of them empty, it’s astounding that 30 to 50 percent of food produced globally is never consumed.
The Supreme Court will present a decision on Bowman v. Monsanto by June. It will have huge implications not only on what’s patentable and for how long, but also on the question of who controls our food supply.
SPECIAL SERIES: The Rise Of The Sharing Economy
The most poignant current-day example of the tug-of-war between government and technology entrepreneurs is the legal quagmire many “sharing,” or “collaborative consumption,” companies face in the cities they operate.
Engaging high-net-worth women in early stage investing brings more angel investors to the field, and thus, more investment in women-led social enterprises.
The Social Impact Bond is getting a lot of attention, or maybe hype, because it targets core inefficiencies of social programs and, most importantly, transfers the burden of risk from taxpayers to private investors.
In response to numerous strikes at stores and warehouses around the country recently, and in anticipation of more on Black Friday, Walmart asks the National Labor Relations Board to halt the strikes. But it might be too late.
The last six months have brought an unprecedented number of Walmart strikes, with many more likely coming on Black Friday. These strikes follow a handful of others in California and Chicago in September.
The CEO of the e-commerce giant Zappos—famous for its speedy delivery, unconditional returns, and exceptional customer service—is using $350 million of his personal fortune to make Las Vegas the most “community-focused large city in the world.”
Two years after launching its corporate responsibility site, Clorox finally launched its first corporate blog on the same topic. The content is a little bland and self-promotional so far, but it’s a work in progress.