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Connecting with Rio and the World on Crowdbrite from the Hub Bay Area

From Rio to the Bay Area: Tools and Techniques for Global Collaboration

With the help of new software platforms, like Crowdbrite, citizen participation forums and workshops in the digital age are becoming opportunities for highly…
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Socially Responsible Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing is all the rage - how can your company use this new technique to solve social and environmental problems?
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Crowdsourcing for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Big companies use their prominence and their own consumer fan community in social networks and/or on their own web pages and blogs in…
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Unilever Improves Supply Chain, Faces Challenges with Customer Behavior

Unilever released on Tuesday its first year’s progress report on the progress it made against its Sustainable Living Plan targets. The results so…
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Heineken Needs Help Designing a Greener Six Pack

As part of its efforts to become the greenest brewer in the world, Heineken is taking a broader look at the ways to…

Can Crowdsourcing Really Work for Unilever?

Unilever has a vision of a better future for our world and its business and it needs your help to make it happen.…
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Upsolar Launches Advertising Campaign Design Contest on Facebook

Hong Kong's Upsolar in mid-January became the first Chinese silicon PV supplier to complete an initial Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) of its two best-selling…

What Will the Crowdfunding Bill Do For Startups?

By Piper Kujac Since the crowdfunding bill, officially called the HR-2930 Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act, was accepted by the House on November…

Crowdsourcing New Ideas for an Old Detroit Icon

Michigan Central Station (MCS, or Michigan Central Depot) stands tall as a monument to the time when Detroit was one of America’s most…
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Growing Pains: What’s Next for Crowdsourcing?

A panel discussion at the 2011 Net Impact Conference featured crowdsourcing experts from Groupon, Causes.com, and GOOD Magazine. The panelists discussed current and…

Crowdsource Your Conference at This Year’s Net Impact

Businesses and nonprofits will use crowdsourcing models at the upcoming Net Impact Conference to solve some of their biggest challenges.
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Video Interview: LoudSauce, Advertising for a Cause

Although advertising is being transformed by social media, such new technology holds less than 5% market share. Traditional advertising methods such as TV,…
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Solar Crowdsourcing: ‘One Nation Off the Grid’

In partnership with 175 solar power systems installers, One Block Off the Grid has launched its nationwide"One Nation Off the Grid" project, which…
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Portland’s CivicApps Initiative: Crowd Sourcing for Crisis Management

The following case study is part of a project by MPA students at the Presidio Graduate School on information management technology and policy.…
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MyFarm: Farmville Meets Real Farming

Farmville has managed the seemingly impossible: Gotten millions of people around the world obsessed with and deeply involved in farming, albeit in a…