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Mainstreaming Innovations for Low-Income Markets in India

Innovations aimed at improving life for the low-income population in India could have a big impact, however, they need help with funding, industry…
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Fighting the Desert, One Farmer at a Time

Around the world, small-scale, bottom-up efforts to fight desertification are having an outsized impact. World Vision Australia has trained thousands of farmers to…
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Indian CSR Bill Promotes Environmental Management and Women’s Safety in the Workplace

In an effort to encourage socially responsible companies, a bill before the Indian legislature would require companies to spend two percent of their…
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We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.

Moringa – The Superfood That Could Alleviate Hunger in Developing Regions

Move over, Iron Man. A new kind of “superfood” is emerging that promises to save more lives than your high-tech armor ever could.…

How World Health Partners Raises the Bar on Rural Indian Health

Government in India supports all kinds of health care systems -- public, private, informal, and those run by NGOs and social businesses --…
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Why is the American Health Care System So Expensive?

One of the biggest problems plaguing our economy is the high price of health care. According to Ezra Klein’s post on the Washington…
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Mahindra World City: The Future of Gated Communities?

Mahindra World City sets out to take the gated community concept – safe, separate, exclusive – and give it a sustainable spin. A…

Seventh Generation Founder Jeffrey Hollender Develops Sustainable Condoms

When Hollender became a free agent in 2010, he decided to revisit his condom dream. He's planning to launch an organic and Fair…
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How Solar-Powered Rickshaws Might Save Bengal Tigers

Solar power could be bringing brighter prospects to the people of the Sundarbans, and to its wildlife, too.
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Solar Power to Hit Cost Parity Next Year

Like the little engine that could, or the middle aged rock star that, after twenty years of struggling in sleazy dives has suddenly…
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Poverty Solutions: What Can Businesses Do?

So how can business work on poverty solutions with NGOs, local governments and even directly with the world’s poorest citizens?
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CSR in India: Are Companies Doing Enough?

Can corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India have a central role in the transformation of this dynamic yet challenged land? At a macro…
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Ford CSR Leverages Technology & NGOs to Deliver Health Care in India

Ford recently wrapped up a pilot project that explored rural health care access as a means to expand its corporate social responsibility (CSR)…
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Unilever and Lifebuoy Transforming Handwashing Habits in India

Unilever, as part of its Sustainable Living Plan, has ramped up its Lifebuoy brand’s handwashing campaign in the fight against early childhood mortality.