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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.
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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…
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How Information Technology Can Help Bridge Gaps in Education

Fernando Botelho and his organization, F123 have developed low-cost open-source assistive technology for the blind. His initiative is one example of how information…
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Collecting Discarded Plastic (and Data) For That T-Shirt

Thread, a Pittsburgh-based B Corp, is employing hundreds of people living in impoverished regions to pick up discarded plastic bottles, which they then…
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Ashoka’s Vision to Develop an International Age of Social Entrepreneurship

Ashoka has always been the world's leader in developing the idea of a social entrepreneur. It is an international non-government organization looking to…
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No Tesla Charging Stations? Chinese Business Man Builds His Own

Zong needed a way to get his new Tesla home from the dealership; his idea evolved to a “demonstration of the power of…
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Starting Up So We Can Stick Around

In the emerging economy, we can't trade merely on our brawn, or even on our brains. For our startups to make a difference…
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Entrepreneurship: A Risky Economic Pillar or an Economic Pillar at Risk?

Around the world, 39 percent of adults can imagine being self-employed entrepreneurs. So why aren't more setting off on their own?
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Sustainability Drives Innovation, New Revenue Opportunities at Tech Networks of Boston

Companies of all sizes, including this small professional services company, are developing new products and services designed to address the world’s sustainability challenges…
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Is Crowdfunding an Answer for Ethical Fashion?

Consumers of mass fashion aren't yet sold on the need for change. They are hard to reach, and unless you have major name…
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Is Environmental Entrepreneurship the Key to Solving Climate Change?

The old form of environmentalism was telling people what not to do. If you cut down trees, pollute streams or throw your trash…
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Recap – Stories and Beer: Farm-to-Bottle Entrepreneurship

Join us at the Impact HUB SF - or online - for “Stories & Beer” on April 17th when Nick Aster will be…
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3 Questions That Measure Impact and Change the Story of a Social Enterprise

For the past year, impact measurement has been the buzzword in the social enterprise industry. No longer do we focus primarily on innovation,…
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All About Logistics: 5 Things to Think About After Forming a New Organization

We spend alot of time differentiating between exempt organizations, social enterprises, hybrids, traditional for-profits and the like. When in reality, the number of…