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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…

The Arrival of Fairtrade Gold

By David Rhode Thanks mainly to the movie Blood Diamond, most consumers know there are big ethical headaches in store for anyone buying…
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The (BoP) Project Photo Essay: KOMAZA

By Jonathan Kalan Four billion people on this planet live in relative poverty. While each of their situations are unique, most of these…
The body prototype of the Urbee is the first ever printed on a 3D printer

Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program Helps Create Urbee – the First 3D Printed Car

At 200 miles-per-gallon, the Urbee hybrid-electric car is touted by some as the “greenest car in the world.” But what might truly set…
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Get Your Hands Dirty on Your Next Vacation with Zuvy

Do you love to travel and experience new cultures? Better yet, do you have exotic travel plans for this holiday season? If either…

Mentorship as a Way to Foster New Green Businesses?

The need for green workforce development is clear. It is also clear that the majority of new jobs are created by small business,…
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Sir Richard’s Condoms: Buy One, Give One

You might have read about the Pope’s recent (slight) revision of the Catholic Church’s stance on condom-use — a stance with far greater…
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A Huge Shift In Business Began on October 1st, 2010

Something huge quietly happened on October 1st, 2010. Something that is the start of a powerful, powerfully beneficial way to do business: Global…
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Eco-Entrepreneurship Opportunity: Sustainable Coffee Shop

Do you enjoy serving people? Are you into community? Do you like rainforests? If so, then going into business as a green coffee…
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Planet People: This Soap is the Right Kind of Green “Washing”

Consumers shopping in their local grocery stores are finding an ever expanding selection of “green” cleaning products, which is welcome by many looking…

Do Green Start Up Tips Parallel General Start Up Tips?

Start ups bring something to the market that usually has never been successfully done before.  With such uncertainty, start ups bear higher risk…

Borrowing from Facebook: New Directions in Microfinance

By: Brendan Rigby “The microlending movement that was supposed to help lift millions of people in India out of poverty has in recent…
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Redwood Systems: LED Lighting that Talks (Video Interview)

The network of lighting in every room provides an opportunity to create an information rich “smart” building that redefines how we interact with…