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This article discusses the challenges of social entrepreneurship and staying motivated to overcome hurdles. Inspiration capital is the motivational force created by your greatest source of inspiration.
At SOCAP 2012, we caught up with Samantha Duncan, Investment Officer at LeapFrog Investments, an investment vehicle for microinsurance carriers in emerging markets.
Gar Alperovitz at SOCAP: “The really interesting thing is when you transfer to the worker ownership side; you get community building, anchoring jobs and ownership. “
I’ve just returned from a whirlwind trip to India (provided by SAP) to investigate how IT is helping address issues of sustainability – from energy use to economic development to everything in between. Over the next week or two I’ll be publishing some of my experiences. You can follow along on this page. Longtime readers … Continued
GoldieBlox is more than an engineering toy for girls, founder Debbie Sterling believes it will build role models, start conversations, inspire girls to pursue STEM careers and start a movement.
Today, Warby Parker released a new fashion line of eyeglasses that boosts the work of Pencils of Promise, an NGO that builds schools in three poor nations.
Fuels America, a group of advanced and conventional renewable stakeholders joined to fight for America’s Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). This comes after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking at waiving the RFS, largely thanks to the recent harsh drought conditions over the mid-western U.S. this summer.
Used to tremendous success in the real estate sector, SF’s Renewable Energy Trust proposes applying the real estate investment trust (REIT) structure to “democratize” and boost investments in solar PV projects.
RidePal was founded a little over a year ago, with the goal of bringing company shuttle services to people working for smaller organizations who are unable to hop on an in-house provided bus.
Not all funding sources are created equal. In fact, different sources are right for different entrepreneurs and different business ideas.
The huge surplus means that developed economies will be able to emit more greenhouse gases than foreseen under worst-case “business-as-usual” scenarios, as well as further eroding credibility in the ability of international organizations and national governments to actually deliver on pledges to reduce carbon emissions.
In his TEDx Presidio talk, Treasurer Jose Cisneros talks about making financial services work for thousands of poor and middle-income San Franciscans.