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Can Crowdsourcing Really Work for Unilever?

Unilever has a vision of a better future for our world and its business and it needs your help to make it happen.…

Launch: Beyond Waste Innovation Challenge

Launch is a one-of-a-kind public-private partnership between NASA, USAID, US State Department, and Nike to use the "power of prizes" to encourage startups…
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Technology for Good: GE’s Progress on Cancer Research and Treatment

For almost half a century GE has been on the front lines of cancer research, combining technology and a culture innovation to fight…
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Technology for Good: GE’s Evolution from Financier to Green Tech Start-up Investor

In 1905 GE established its financial services business with the launch of a small utility finance company. Now as we face an uncertain…
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Bill Gates on the Five Miracles Needed for Energy and Climate Challenges

Bill Gates is dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources in pursuit of clean energy solutions. His goal is to get the…
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Fostering Competitiveness and Innovation Capacity in the United States

By G. Nagesh Rao Social media has transformed the outlook for entrepreneurs and for innovation as a whole. The speed at which knowledge…
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Technology for Good: GE’s Journey For Better and More Efficient Light

Second in our GE Technology for Good Series, Leon Kaye explores the company's long journey from incandescent light bulbs to LED technologies that…
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US Patent Office Launches “Patents for Humanity” Challenge

Last month at the White House’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Summit for Global Development, UnderSecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property David Kappos launched…
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Introduction to Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE

This is the first in a series of Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE. We start with the toaster, which for…
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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…
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How Culture Clash Leads to Futureproof Innovation

Friction creates sparks. And successful innovation often comes from culture clashes. But can this lead to better sustainability programs? See what Hyatt Hotels…
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What Would You Ask Hunter Lovins?

As part of the Bard MBA Sustainable Business Series, I am holding a “Conversation with Hunter Lovins” next Monday night (March 5th) in New York…
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Driving the U.S. Forward as a World Leader in Innovation

Heralding the need for a second industrial revolution for clean, affordable energy, Steven Chu stated "America is the most innovative company in the…
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Survey Shows Sustainability is Not on CEOs’ Radar Yet

According to the latest PwC Annual Global CEO Survey sustainability is still far from being on the radar of most CEOs worldwide. Looking…
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Reverse Vending Machines Make Recycling Easier

Put your CFL into a big slot in the vending machine, a video camera fitted inside identifies the bulb so it can be…