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Daniel Kreps

How to Build Human Capital for Social Investing

Triple Pundit recently teamed up with SoCap10 to explore the opportunity and challenge of impact investing. In partnership with Myoo Create, we put a call out to bloggers asking: What’s Next? How will social enterprise unlock the $120 billion market opportunity for impact investment? Leading up to SoCap10 October 4th-6th, we’re featuring the best answers … Continued

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The Eco-logics of Economics

By Derrick Mains, CEO of GreenNurture The concept of economics, in general, is about how one action affects another and the idea of tracking the consequences of action and inaction into every aspect of the economy. The challenge is that our economy, and capitalism itself, is changing from a purely financial view to one that takes … Continued

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Five Golden Rules for Attracting Impact Investors

Triple Pundit recently teamed up with SoCap10 to explore the opportunity and challenge of impact investing. In partnership with Myoo Create, we put a call out to bloggers asking: What’s Next? How will social enterprise unlock the $120 billion market opportunity for impact investment? Leading up to SoCap10 October 4th-6th, we’re featuring the best answers … Continued

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Tedx Change – Localization is Key to Sustainability

By Jenny Hoang As two major events, The UN Summit 2010: Millennium Development Goals, 2015 and the Clinton Global Initiative 2010 Annual Meeting, are underway this week, another shorter event occurred the other day, also in New York. Only 95 minutes long, Tedx Change: The Future We Make, organized by the Gates Foundation, was a … Continued

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State Department and Clinton Initiative Team for Cleaner, Safer Cookstoves

Next week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a public-private partnership that will improve the quality of lives, boost economic opportunity, and combat climate change. The subject which this Alliance will tackle may appear simple, but it has a huge affect on the health and well-being of millions. A more efficient cooking stove design can go a long way towards saving time, reducing emissions, and cutting fuel waste.

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Nowhere But Up: Delancey Street Foundation Fosters Human Sustainability

Here at Triple Pundit, we talk a lot about the importance of sustainability. Through our articles we strive to highlight the importance of the triple bottom line. One of the three pillars of sustainability is people, typically covered in terms of how the actions of corporate America impact the human element. This story about the … Continued

Unity of Effort: Crowdsourcing is the New American Way

On my way into work this morning, I was listening to an NPR interview with Retired Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen. He was speaking with NPR’s Steve Inskeep about the lessons he’s taken from overseeing the government’s response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Allen was also involved in Hurricane’s Katrina and … Continued

Climate Change, Like A Flood, Hits Those at the Bottom Hardest

If you’re unfortunate enough to have a flood in your area, the first question you’ll want to ask yourself is how high up the hill you are. You’ll want to get yourself to safety and then perhaps give a thought to those lower down. Or, if you’re of a more humanitarian nature, you might head … Continued

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Annual Chinese Factory Deaths: 147,036 and Counting?

For a generation, we have been enjoying everything from cashmere sweaters to smartphones, with the assumption that because of China’s 1.3 billion people, there would always be an endless supply of cheap labor. And with a cheap price tag comes a huge pond that separates us from the daily routine in China.

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B1G1: How To Make Your Business Card Stand Out, Usefully

Business cards. Try as we might to digitize the process of exchanging contact information, the ritual of exchanging business cards lives on. For many of us, we hand them out early and often, resulting in a pile of post conference cards sitting on our desk. Unless you’ve got a sharp memory or had a sharp … Continued

Opinion on Overpopulation: Not so Fast, Fred

By Robert Walker When it comes to rapid population growth, Fred Pearce (who recently authored a guest post on 3p called “Overpopulation is the Wrong Focus“) wants to declare victory in the worst way. And he does. He does it by ignoring all the evidence to the contrary. He says, for example, “that the population … Continued

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Rebranding Tap Water: NYC Water-On-the-Go Campaign

More articles on the controversy surrounding bottled water can be found here! On a recent walk along New York City’s Union Square Park, I came across a beautiful sight: walking in 95-degree humid heat, I saw fountains and fountains of cold, clean, and free drinking water.  A city employee, wearing a ‘NYC Water’ t-shirt, urged … Continued

Climate Change: Too Many Thinkers, Not Enough Doers?

In a recent posting on the Harvard Business Review, Auden Schendler argues that rather than waiting for the next big idea, Americans should focus on what can and should be done now. Improving transportation, retrofitting buildings, and adopting current energy technologies like solar cannot wait another generation—they have got to be implemented widely now if mankind is going to survive. But instead, we are preoccupied with sharing ideas, either by social media or at live events, and all this dithering is getting us no where?

Create Young Entrepreneurs With Social Gaming

As a small child, Jason Young was given a rare opportunity: his mother opened a bank account in his name and gave him a $5 weekly allowance.  One dollar was for savings, one dollar was for church and the other three were his to spend.  At an early age, Young learned a key concept: budgeting.  … Continued