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Social Entrepreneurs: Stop Pitching and Start Executing

Winning contests and prizes without ever impacting one life is not a viable business model. To create the permanent changes we desire, social…
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A Month of Impactful Innovation in Seattle

The past month in Seattle has seen an incredible surge of efforts around sustainable, conscious, impactful business. Showcased across four events, more than…
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SOCAP 2012 Nurtures Social Entrepreneurship and Disruptive Tech Through Impact Accelerator

SOCAP 2012 came with a twist: an Impact Accelerator that included 100 social entrepreneurs, sponsored by Halloran Philanthropies and other socially minded enterprises.…
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Are Big Companies More Innovative Than Startups?

Startups are normally seen as much more innovative than big companies - but Raz Godelnik investigates whether this is true for companies in…
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When David and Goliath Work Together: Scaling Up Through Business Partnerships

Two high-profile partnerships – Honest Tea and Coca-Cola, Recyclebank and Waste Management – show that partnering big can help companies take their social…
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5 Key Components of Sustainable Profit Growth to Boost America

Sustainable profit growth can help your company flourish in a down economy. Here's how.
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From Rio to the Bay Area: Tools and Techniques for Global Collaboration

With the help of new software platforms, like Crowdbrite, citizen participation forums and workshops in the digital age are becoming opportunities for highly…
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Method Turns Ocean Trash Into Packaging

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an enormous ocean island of our trash, sitting between Japan and California. Up until now, nobody's know…
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Kickstarter Phenomenon ReadySet: A Powerful Example of Trickle Up Innovation

A small device is creating a big buzz on Kickstarter: The ReadySet is a plug and play charging/power source that can take a…
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Interview with Dell’s VP of Corporate Responsibility, Trisa Thompson

Dell’s 2012 CSR report provides the latest example that you don’t need to choose now between the economy and the environment. Innovation is…
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Can Ford Become The New Nike?

Ford has become much more than an automobile manufacturing giant: it is a design firm, a technology company and a lifestyle brand that…

Bay Area Delegates at Rio+20 Launch Global Urban Innovation Exchange

While many delegates left the Rio+20 Earth Summit disappointed by failed negotiations at the United Nations level, a small group of international entrepreneurs…
Know our Ocean, Protect our Marine Treasures, Empower Ocean Citizens Side Event at Rio+20

Rio+20 Round-up: Bay2Rio+20 Delegation’s First Thoughts

The Bay2Rio+20 crew launched the Innovation Bus in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday as a means to engage with conference attendees in the…
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Bay2Rio+20 Connects Bay Area (and the World) with Rio+20 Attendees

By Gregory Delaune This post is part of the on-going events news, related to the Bay2Rio+20 delegation team’s on-the-ground coverage from Rio+20. It…

Green Government Opportunities

By G. Nagesh Rao From my personal experience in the startup scene,  I have noted that the three critical types of capital required…