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WEconomy: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

Have you ever shared a car ride, lent someone a book, made a mix tape, or traded clothing? Then you’re part of the…
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Credit Unions Ask, ‘Now What?’ Answer: Invest in Cooperatives

Credit union membership continues to surge after the successful 'Move Your Money' campaign. The opportunity now exists to better articulate the connection between…
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Vertical Folding Containers Reduce Wasted Ship Space

Staxxon, a development-stage start-up based in Montclair, NJ, has developed a vertical folding container. The Staxxon system allows a standard 20-foot container to…
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Greening for Survival, And the Bottom Line

By Ashok Kamal For decades, it has been clear that a better understanding of sustainability is necessary to ensure humanity’s survival. Now the…

Complete the Loop by Buying Recycled

This article outlines the 3 stages of recycling and argues for a closed-loop recycling system that protects the environment and promotes a greener…
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Mobile Unlocks the Future of Local

Mobile is unlocking possibilities for local lifestyles that could very well redefine consumption as we know it. Location based micro-economies are emerging with…
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Defining Conscious Capitalism

Conscious Capitalism is the emerging integration between awareness and capitalism. How does it apply to business?

Why Focus on More than Making Money in Business?

In the emerging Conscious Capitalism economy, making money requires more that focusing on making money.
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Detroit: Stakeholder Power at Work

The reporting on Detroit seems to be shifting away from the narrative of the once great American City disintegrating into a burned out…
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The FOMO Generation? Is ‘Fear Of Missing Out’ Destroying Happiness

Increasingly my world is filled with overachievers who feel like underachievers. Are we the FOMO Generation? Is 'Fear OF Missing Out' destroying happiness.…
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Behind Bars, Prepping for Life…as an Entrepreneur?

The State of Oregon Department of Corrections, partnering with several other sponsors, has promoted a different paradigm for inmates in its Coffee Creek…
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10 Recommendations for Start-ups Looking to Raise Capital

The 2011 Pipeline Fund Fellowship Pitch Summit had eleven woman-owned, for-profit, socially responsible businesses presenting their business plans, hoping to raise money from…
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Social Entrepreneurs Lag Behind Impact Investors

By Matt Evans Aron Jakab runs Fruit of Care, a social enterprise selling high quality design home decor like fruit scented candles produced…
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Filling the Gender Gap – Educating and Training Women as Angel Investors

The glass ceiling is alive and well, especially for start-up entrepreneurs. According to American Express Open 29% of all US businesses are owned…
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Improve Your Sustainable Business With SWOTs

Congratulations on being ahead of the business curve by having a sustainably themed business!  There are still too many old-school businesses that haven’t…