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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…

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…
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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,…