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Lighting the Way Forward with Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly cheaper and more efficient. In promoting renewables, we can end our reliance on fossil fuels while creating new…
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Cleanwell: Partnering with Nature to Clean

Cleanwell was incubated at IDEO utilizing human centered design, beginning with a hand sanitizing product that you can easily carry with you in…
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IDEO Offers Social Entrepreneurs a Platform to Share Innovative Design Approach

What do successful social entrepreneurships have in common? A key element is design. One of the best design concepts is IDEO’s “human centered…

Sony & WWF Search for Tech Solutions for Environmental Challenges

Sony, the World Wildlife Federation, and the global design consultancy IDEO announced their search for “Inspirations” that can heal the planet through smarter…

What’s Next Interview with Amy Benziger, Co-Producer of Socap 10

I sat down with Amy Benziger, Co-Producer for the Social Capital Markets conference (Socap), which is in its third year. I’ve attended each…
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15 Cool Things I Learned at Sustainable Brands 2010

Reporting from Sustainable Brands 2010 is a daunting challenge – most speakers are given 15 minutes to state their case, and their presentations…

SoCap09 Day 1: Attendance Tops 1,000

Judging by the attendance this year at the Social Capital Markets 09 conference in San Francisco, there is no doubt the buzz around…

The Ripple Effect: Seeding Innovation in Securing and Transporting Clean Water

In so many parts of the world, attaining and transporting clean water for drinking and cooking takes a tremendous amount of time, energy…