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Female Entrepreneurship: Shrinking the Glass Ceiling

There have been a lot of changes since the term glass ceiling was coined in 1984. Is it still overhead?
SAP employees share their knowledge with the crowd at SAP Mentors TechEd Las Vegas in 2012.

SAP Develops Workforce of the Future

SAP has turned workforce management into a competitive advantage through some outside-the-box thinking. Programs that support employees with autism widen the hiring pool,…
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Will Lyft Have Its Avis Moment?

In 1962 Avis launched “We Try Harder” ad campaign, with the tagline “When you’re only No. 2, you try harder. Or else.” This…
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Gateway Drugs for New Green Consumers

The green consumer journey starts with one sustainably-made product. Our job, as sustainable businesspeople, is not just to communicate a sustainability message, but…
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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,…
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5 Mindsets That Can Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

Entrepreneurship is all about mindset. Steer clear of these five mindset traps that can kill your entrepreneurial dreams, and follow these quick tips…
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The Shakespeare Effect: Good Storytelling for Great Jobs

As a jobseeker trying to express your competitive advantage in the crowded, unstructured sustainability jobs market, storytelling can set you ahead.
Women-owned nonprofit Untapped Shores provides an opportunity for travelers to make a difference by carrying and delivering a life-saving business-in-a-box to a woman or a family in need.

What’s Behind the Boom in Women Entrepreneurs?

In the past 15 years, the number of women-owned businesses grew by 54 percent. There are now 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the…
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Recycling Technology Keeps Sustainable Fashion in the Loop

Swedish retail giant H&M is teaming up with Puma to trial an innovative new textile-to textile recycling technology. Although the technology is still…
Meet The Startups, People & Organizations That Will Transform Our Cities In the Next Decade

Urbantech Startups and the Cities of the Future

As urbanization increases, so does the need for smarter solutions in order to serve the needs of this increased population. Startups are using…
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Etsy Takes Its Social Mission to Wall Street

The Internet is buzzing with speculation as Etsy prepares for its initial public offering. It is only the second certified B Corp to…
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What If a Job Could Reduce Violence?

Economic development could reduce violence in communities with gang activity through supplying choices and opportunity.
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Lighting the Way Forward with Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly cheaper and more efficient. In promoting renewables, we can end our reliance on fossil fuels while creating new…
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20 Years Later, a Generation of Rwandans Inspires the World

A glimpse of Rwanda's generation of young innovators who have rebuilt their country while inspiring the world.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet speaks at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference in 2013. Can Berkshire survive without its

Berkshire Beyond Buffett? Not So Fast

Berkshire skeptics question whether such a large and tentacular entity can continue to thrive without its Oracle-in-Chief. Lawrence Cunningham, a law professor at…