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Peer-to-Peer Energy Sharing to Reduce Energy Poverty

Energy poverty is a global problem, even in economically well-developed countries. People suffering from energy poverty cannot afford to cool or heat their…
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NRG Energy Crowdsources Presidential Hunt

The days of professional headhunters may not be coming to a close, but if NRG's newest personnel search is successful, there may be…

Adapt to Crowd-Sourcing or Risk Losing Relevancy

"The 20th century economy was powered by big corporations that standardized everything because they never really knew their customers," explains Brian Chesky, the…
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Can Crowdsourcing Reduce the Environmental Impact of Fast Fashion?

In the new world of fashion, smart solutions via crowdsourcing are solving some of the most pressing issues when it comes to apparel…
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3p Weekend: 7 Eco Apps That Are Actually Worth Downloading

To save you some time scouring the app store, this week 3p rounded up seven apps that are actually useful for reducing environmental…
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Partnership Between GE and Quirky Presents a ‘Truly Brilliant’ Air Conditioner

Presented earlier this month, Aros, which is described as a “truly brilliant air conditioner," is the result of an ongoing collaboration between General…
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Kiva and Vittana Crowdfund Student Loans in the Developing World

It is no secret that education is the surest route to a better life, but for tens of thousands of low-income students in…
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Unilever Crowdsourcing Ideas for a Sustainable Shower

Unilever has launched a crowdsourcing contest for a next-generation sustainable shower.
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Are Big Businesses Next in Line for Crowdfunding?

Would you be surprised to see an expense line item showing up on Coca Cola’s or Nike’s P&L for a Kickstarter campaign? Following…
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Sharing Economy Paves the Way for Collaboration

Our series on the sharing economy has illuminated a new industry, one that has forged professional relationships, brought people together, funded dreams, and…
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Crowdsourcing Business: Embrace the Wisdom

From start-ups to large corporations, businesses are crowdsourcing their future. But is such a strategy wise? Tess Riley investigates.
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NOAA Starts Crowdsourcing Weather Data

Last week, NOAA announced the launch of their new smart phone app called mPING which invites thousands of people throughout the continental US…
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Why We’re Trying Crowdfunding

When people hear that I help run TriplePundit, the first question they always ask me is "how the heck do you pay for…
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Greg Sebasky, Chairman, Phillips North America, on Innovations in Sustainability Venture Sourcing

Philips is investing $645 million a year in green innovation. Chairman Greg Sebasky explains the ideas behind the investment and in what direction…
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Crowdsourcing Generated Content in the Retail Industry

As a result of the increasing importance of the digital world, the retail industry must adjust its marketing and distribution measures to meet…