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3p Weekend: 10 Companies Offering Paid Family Leave to All Employees

The United States remains the only industrialized nation that does not mandate paid family leave for all workers. Thankfully, some companies are beginning…

Etsy Shares 10 Social Impact Tips

Etsy not only provides crafts that would look great on your wall and one of the only legit “you can work from home”…

Merrill Lynch Says Money is the Root of All Good, Creates Sustainable Impact Portfolios

Merrill Lynch just added sustainable impact portfolios, making it easier for the average investor to use their 401(k) to make a positive impact.…

Etsy and the B Corp IPO: Sustainability Meets Wall Street

While Boulder, Colorado-based Rally Software broke the barrier as the first B Corp to go public in April 2013, last week, the much…

Is the Public Etsy Still Part of the Sharing Economy?

Etsy's IPO took Wall Street by storm last week. The conversation was peppered with questions about whether or not a company that claims…

A Black Friday 2014 Call to Action: Durability Over Discounts?

Black Friday 2014 does not have to be about buying cheap stuff at big box stores. Consider focusing on durability over discounts instead.

The Online Artisan Marketplace: A Huge Boost for Handmade Products

The internet has made it far easier for the online artisan marketplace to thrive, allowing many to sell their handmade goods quickly and…

Will Good Eggs Become the Airbnb of Local Food?

Good Eggs, a San Francisco-based startup aiming “to bring people and food closer together,” launched a pilot this week. It provides local farmers…

Etsy Gets Certified as a B-Corporation

Etsy takes a step toward solidifying it's reputation as a socially responsible business.

TinyLightBulbs Shines a Light on Crowdfunded Products

Crowdfunding via sites like Kickstarter has proven both popular and a viable way to get new products created. But what happens when the…

Are Millennials More Like MacGyver or Liz Lemon?

After getting tired of writing and characterizing the baby boomers and generation X, trend spotters and researchers have focused in the last years…

Building Optimism: American Manufacturing Remerges in a New Form

Can the local manufacturing movement maintain momentum? How is the current economy shaping the next generation of workers and entrepreneurs? The evidence may…