entrepreneurship

Swiss Recycling Efficiency in Egyptian Slums

What if I told you that the renowned Swiss efficiency was being far outpaced by the efforts of a few small business owners…

Recognizing Game-Changing Non-Profit Leaders

With rich examples and inspiring details, Everyday Heroes celebrates nonprofit leaders and impactful social entrepreneurs.

Transforming Landfills into Sustainable Businesses One Wiggler at a Time

María Rodriguez, founder of Byoearth is teaching women the value of the red wiggler worm and the use of vermicomposting to support sustainable…

The Good of Flexible Purpose Corporations

In January 2012, California began to recognize B Corps and Flexible Purpose Corps. While B Corps have been covered, Flex-Cs have not been…

Social Entrepreneurs: Stop Pitching and Start Executing

Winning contests and prizes without ever impacting one life is not a viable business model. To create the permanent changes we desire, social…

Earthquake Recovery in Japan: Entrepreneurs to the Rescue

Through its fellowship for young business leaders, ETIC is enlisting 200 fellows from some of the biggest corporations in Japan to move to…

When David and Goliath Work Together: Scaling Up Through Business Partnerships

Two high-profile partnerships – Honest Tea and Coca-Cola, Recyclebank and Waste Management – show that partnering big can help companies take their social…

Female Entrepreneurs Have it Good in the South, Says Study

Indeed, women-owned businesses have grown by over 54 percent since 1997 at a rate 1.5 times that of the national average, but how…

Appropriate Engagement: A Strategy for Personal Sustainability

To become appropriately engaged, Allen suggests, "If you do not pay attention to what has your attention you will give it more attention…

Green Government Opportunities

By G. Nagesh Rao From my personal experience in the startup scene,  I have noted that the three critical types of capital required…

Paul Hawken: Be Bold and Fail

There are a ton of sustainable business ideas out there. Some of these ideas build gradually build upon prior technology. Other ideas catapult…

White House Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Todd Park, White House Chief Technology Officer, announced today at NYC's TechCrunch Disrupt Conference, the creation of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program. A…

Lots of Dinero Still on the Table: SBA’s $1B Impact Investment Fund

By G. Nagesh Rao How many of you knew about the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)  “Impact Investment Initiative”? Are any of you…

Slow Money Waters the Crop

The following is part of a series by our friends at CSRHub (a 3p sponsor) – offering free sustainability and corporate social responsibility…

Transforming Lives Through Transformer Clothing

An outdoor snuggie for the homeless.