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Northern Trust Enhances Offering for Socially Responsible Investors

Northern Trust announced this week that it has enhanced its offering of socially responsible investing solutions for institutional investors. Through an agreement with MSCI, a leading provider of investment research and support tools, Northern Trust’s institutional clients will now have access to a wide range of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and indices.

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Social Entrepreneurs: Stop Pitching and Start Executing

Winning contests and prizes without ever impacting one life is not a viable business model. To create the permanent changes we desire, social entrepreneurs need to demand real-world results before offering rewards and celebrity.

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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.