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Video: How Do Commodity Suppliers Go Sustainable?

Merino brings traceable, sustainably-produced wool to market by working directly with farmers and the value chain.

Helping Bottom of Pyramid Workers Find Jobs in Africa

Did you know that the unemployment rate is 12% in Ghana and 40% in Kenya? At DEMO 2013 last week, I caught up…
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Giving X-ray Vision to Everyday Heroes

Bounce Imaging sells a throw-able, 360 degree imaging and sensor ball for first responders. Now police officers, fire responders and industrial operators can…

Book Review: The New Sustainability Advantage, by Bob Willard

Bob Willard’s 10th Anniversary book, The New Sustainability Advantage, is an update of the old with new and relevant examples. For sustainability non-believers,…

Video Interview: Where Does My Stuff Come From?

In this interview, Sourcemap founder Leonardo Bonanni shares his quest to shed light on supply chains and to make them more sustainable.

Video Interview: America’s CTO Catalyzes Health Entrepreneurship Through Open Data

Health data liberation is catalyzing entrepreneurs to create products and services to help consumers, patients, doctors, nurses, and other health professionals both seek…

Video Interview: Why Are Kids Allergic To So Many Things These Days?

In this video interview, author of The Unhealthy Truth, Robyn O'Brien, chronicles her journey behind the American food system, which started when her…

Does Food + Technology = Sustainable Food?

Technology is the glue that binds the pieces of the sustainable food puzzle.
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Four Rules for Navigating the First 90 Days of a Software Startup

Four rules in the first 90 days of a software business: Over invest in user research up front. Size the market. Put just-enough…

3 Valentine Tips for Winning Investor Love

The top 9 startups were chosen from a pool of over 200 applications to publicly pitch at the Valentine’s Day Pitch Conference. Startup…

Video Interview: How Can We Sequester Carbon while Growing More Food?

there is a way to both sequester carbon and grow more food in one fell swoop: composting. Soil is one of the biggest…

Video Interview: Who Grows Your Food?

One of the fundamental failures of market economies is their wrongful assumption that all members enjoy equal access to information.  Suppose we can…
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Video Interview: Connecting Food with Health

Among the greatest challenges of our generation are water, food, and energy.  Food is almost an offshoot of the other two because so…

Eleven Social Games to Promote Wellness

“One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”   But prevention is difficult, because it requires behavior changes, which is difficult.  That’s…

Video Interview: Teaching your Tongue to Love Healthy Food

Sustainability starts with personal health, and the love of healthy food can be learned. That is good news for a nation trending towards…