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Coal Industry Faces Increasing Financial Risks

The coal industry is in trouble. It faces competition from natural gas and renewable energy sources. This has led to shuttering coal plants and coal company bankruptcies.

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A Month of Impactful Innovation in Seattle

The past month in Seattle has seen an incredible surge of efforts around sustainable, conscious, impactful business. Showcased across four events, more than four dozen emerging, impactful, social enterprises have shared their stories with the city and with the world.

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Earthquake Recovery in Japan: Entrepreneurs to the Rescue

Through its fellowship for young business leaders, ETIC is enlisting 200 fellows from some of the biggest corporations in Japan to move to the recovering region for 3 to 12 months and help run temporary housing units, put companies back together, and rebuild the transportation system.

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What’s Your Inspiration Capital?

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.

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Advancing Entrepreneurship in India

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

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GoldieBlox is More Than an Engineering Toy for Girls

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.