The Social Side of Sustainability

In this series, we examine the entrepreneurs, organizations, and innovative ideas that foster sustainable growth in developing nations, as well as economic recovery here in the U.S.

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Microfinance USA Conference Launches This Week in SF

By Bryan Stubbs If growing from a regional to a national conference over the course of a single year is any indication, next…
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Energy In Common Launches Kiva-like Platform to Combat Energy Poverty

Did you know that 2.4 billion people worldwide lack access to energy?  Hugh Whalan, CEO of Energy in Common (EIC), refers to these…
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Fonkoze Aims to Bring Sustainability to Lives of Haitian Women

“This is a once-only opportunity to build a whole new country from scratch, perhaps to offer something of the good wishes the new…
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Garments From Yak Wool Offer Himalayan Hope

It’s not often that clothing manufacturing can achieve a social purpose.  Clothing and footwear companies somehow find a way to draw activists’ ire,…
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The Hub Comes to San Francisco

Good news for 3p partner, The Hub: the San Francisco branch is almost ready for occupancy. The coworking space that targets social entrepreneurs, freelancers,…

Getting Ready for Microfinance USA 2010

There are a few conferences every year that we get really excited about here at 3p. Microfinance USA, coming up in May, is…