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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…
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Building Your Personal Business Model

I am a dreamer. I love imagining new possibilities and often find myself asking the "what-ifs?". Having spent the past 5+ years working…
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Two Wheels of Fortune: Marketing By Bicycle

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…

Trimming the Fat Off the Fitness Industry

This post is part of a series on sustainability in the health and wellness industry, curated by Becky Eisen, Dana Ledyard, Izabel Loinaz.…

Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge: Stories from the Social Venture Field

By Sara Herald One of the sessions at the Social Enterprise Symposium held at the University of Maryland last Thursday featured tales and…
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Confessions of a Climate Capitalist: 5 Lessons for Green Entrepreneurs

By Boyd Cohen, Ph.D.  CO2 IMPACT I have been writing a weekly post in Triple Pundit since December 2010 about the topic of…
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Calling All Female Would-Be Entrepreneurs

By Sara Herald Although rates of entrepreneurship among women in the United States have been growing steadily, 60% of new businesses are still…
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Power to the People: Mobile Banking in Developing Countries

Our research suggests that high entrepreneurship rates in developing economies are a significant point of leverage for building a middle class in the…
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Community Empowerment: Improve City of Emeryville

As MBA students at Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco, we work to develop programs that promote greater community supported entrepreneurship through local…
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Ivory Coast Politics Put Chocolate Farmers’ Livelihoods at Risk

Volatility in the chocolate market has increased the price of commodities, but has it increased the revenue of small-scale cocoa farmers as a…
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Foodsprout Helps Trace Sustainability

By Linda Chang Last fall, FailCon, the conference that convenes start-up founders to share honest insights by directly addressing failure, met with tremendous…
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn’t Speak for All Businesses

By Janet Pomeroy One of the major themes in President Obama’s State of the Union speech was the need to maintain our economic…
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Organic Learning Farm Gives Indonesian Street Kids Chance at Brighter Future

While statistics on street children are difficult to verify, according to this UNICEF report, there are an estimated 230,000 in Indonesia alone.  This…
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Social Entrepreneur Brings Electricity to Indian Villages, Proves Bigger isn’t Necessarily Better

By Hajera Blagg Big-name entrepreneurs like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett donate billions of dollars a year to charitable causes. While their contributions…

How Managing Change Leads to Stability in Middle East and North Africa

Will the huge capital of potential economically active individuals be an economic, social, and environmental burden or will it be a bliss for…