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Data Communications and The Revolution in the U.S. Electric Grid

A revolution is underfoot in which each utility customer has the potential to become its own mini-power plant and a supplier of electricity.

Investors Can’t Ignore the Human Capital Challenge for Social Enterprises

New research reveals how to tackle the human capital challenges facing social enterprises.

Why Social Entrepreneurship Seems So Much Harder

Launching a startup — commercial or social — requires a herculean effort to scale and sustain. Nonetheless, three key differences make business planning…

Social Entrepreneurs: What’s In a Revenue Stream?

What are alternatives to the classic nonprofit and for-profit company structure? Learn how a social entrepreneur creates a sustainable nonprofit business model using…

CodeStart Incubator Goes Beyond Code to Equip Underserved Youth With Tech Skills

CodeStart equips young people of color, between the ages of 18 to 24 without a college degree, with coding and critical-thinking skills, a…

Students Share Tips for ‘DIY’ Sustainability Consulting

Three students from Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability, who started their own consultancy while still in school, share their tips for budding entrepreneurs.

What’s Your Business IQ?

Knowing your goals and making them a reality is the only “IQ” that matters. What is your Implementation Quotient? While you may be…

Etsy Shares 10 Social Impact Tips

Etsy not only provides crafts that would look great on your wall and one of the only legit “you can work from home”…

4 Fundamentals Entrepreneurs Should Know About Crowdfunding

While crowdfunding is meant to pool together funds for a business venture or project, its success greatly depends on the planning, investment and…

Changemakers: 5 Good Reasons to Make a Plan for 2016

Impact entrepreneurs: How are you going to reach your goals in 2016 ? Two options: Wait and see what 'happens,' or plan to…

Why a Chinese Pizza Chain is Hot for Sustainability

Beijing-based retail food chain Gung Ho! Pizza (GHP) saw environmental, economic, and social benefits from improving its sustainability.

reSET to Benefit Corps: If You’re Serious, Come to CT

A year ago, Connecticut became the 25th state to adopt a law allowing benefit corporations, after the hard work of one motivated entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurs Seize Opportunity in Seafood Traceability

The seafood industry has one of the most complicated supply chains in the world, often with five to seven companies involved from catch…

Kiva and Intuit Team Up to Provide Interest-Free Small Business Loans

As banks continue to restrict access to capital, sites like Kiva will continue to serve as disruptive options to traditional financing for small…

4 Ways to Empower Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

Creativity, hard work and the Internet have helped turn young people with radical ideas — from Mark Zuckerberg with Facebook to Brian Chesky…