Gung Ho! Pizza store in Sanlitun, Beijing

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.
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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 loans make a difference for small business owners across the world -- and a new partnership with Intuit could expand the organization's reach.

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…
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What Amazon’s New Handmade Site Could Mean for the Future of Women Makers

Increased access to artisan goods online uniquely benefits a rising demographic of sellers: women makers.

Haute Couture Fabrics from Plastic Waste

What does it take to make a shift in sustainable fashion and turn a plastic bottle into gorgeous couture dresses? Dutch entrepreneur Monique…
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Starting A Company Without Previous Education: Pros And Cons

What are the biggest differences in the mindsets of self-thought entrepreneurs and those who acquire a diploma before embarking on their business journey?…

Sharing Economy Comes to Outdoor Gear

From the love of the outdoors and a dream to create a more sustainable world, Warren Neilson and Joel Cesare created StokeShare: a…

4 Key Ingredients for Growing Your Niche Startup

From humble beginnings, I learned that favorable outcomes hinge on sustainable strategies. Much like developing a secret recipe, a few key ingredients existed…

The First Domino Falls in the Gig Economy: HomeJoy Shuts Down

The recent shut-down of the once “disruptive” app HomeJoy, which had $40 million in funding, may be the sign of things to come…

3p Weekend: These 10 Social Innovators Are Sure to Inspire

A group of innovative thinkers from India and East Africa joined the SAP Social Entrepreneur Fellowship program in Silicon Valley earlier this month.…
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Practical Ways To Incorporate A Holistic Wellness Program into Your Organization

Many companies are incorporating holistic wellness programs into their work environments. These programs include many aspects of optimal health, including physical, emotional and…

What’s the ROI of an LOL? FunnyBizz Conference Makes the Business Case for Humor

No one wants to be sold to or patronized, so why not lighten it up with a little humor? This was the focus…

Woman Transforms Thrift Shop Fashion Dolls Into ‘Real’ Girls

She is not the first to perform make-unders on discarded dolls -- fashion dolls in particular. But ever since Sonia Singh from Tasmania,…