innovation

Report: The Chief Sustainability Officer Role is Evolving

A Weinreb Group report on the role of the chief sustainability officer shows it has shifted to one deeply involved with the company's…

20 Years Later, a Generation of Rwandans Inspires the World

A glimpse of Rwanda's generation of young innovators who have rebuilt their country while inspiring the world.

How Information Technology Can Help Bridge Gaps in Education

Fernando Botelho and his organization, F123 have developed low-cost open-source assistive technology for the blind. His initiative is one example of how information…

Ford and the Sustainability of the Family Legacy

How does family legacy drive sustainability? Ask Ford Motor Company.

Starting Up So We Can Stick Around

In the emerging economy, we can't trade merely on our brawn, or even on our brains. For our startups to make a difference…

3 Ways Brands Can Make Sustainability Work for Them

Sally Uren, CEO of Forum for the Future, describes three key ways brands can delivers solutions to sustainability issues and create real, enduring…

Investor Ready Cities: From Delhi to Chattanooga

It’s almost a cliché these days to say that infrastructure development is a crushing and highly complex problem, mainly because there’s so much…

Is it Time to Stop Calling Uber a Disruptive Innovation?

While obviously Uber seems to meet the definition of disruptive innovation as most people understand this concept, it would be interesting to see…

Taking Lessons from the Jazz of Nature

As we all know nature holds much implicit knowledge in store for us. This blog explores how we might recognize some of them…

Sustainability Drives Innovation, New Revenue Opportunities at Tech Networks of Boston

Companies of all sizes, including this small professional services company, are developing new products and services designed to address the world’s sustainability challenges…

Is This a New Golden Age of Innovation?

Social collaboration gives us nearly instant feedback on the satisfaction of our constituents, paving the way for the tenets of a Golden Age:…

Women in the Workforce: How Businesses Honor Them in 2014

Women are making leaps and bounds in the business world and are being honored for their social impact, innovation, and contributions to the…

Code for America Shows How Empathy and Technology Can Improve Government

Technology is definitely key in CfA’s work helping government become more engaging, user-friendly and effective, but I believe that there’s also a secret…

How Mindfulness Inspires 360-Degree Social Responsibility

From a corporate standpoint mindfulness could manifest either externally or internally. We could therefore call a company “360-Degree Socially Responsible” if it is…

Tech Networks of Boston Puts Sustainability at the Core of Business

Tech Networks of Boston (TNB) delivers help desk, remote monitoring and maintenance, staff augmentation, onsite support, training and project IT services to nonprofits…