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SBIO 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: Back to the Roots

In 2009, when most college seniors were hoping to find any kind of employment, Back to the Roots Ventures (BTTR) co-founders decided to…
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SAP TwoGo: Cloud-Based Carpooling Game Changer

Today SAP releases GoTwo, a cloud-based carpooling application that promises to make ridesharing easier for corporate and municipal employees.
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Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) 2013 Semi-Finalist Interview: PrintEco

Each week leading up to the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open Innovation (SBIO) finals on June 5th,where the runner-up will be decided via live…
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How Industry and NGOs Collaborate to Shake Up Education

Why businesses must help revolutionize education to restore a sustainable labor pool.
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William McDonough’s ‘The Upcycle’ Knows No Bounds

The Buddhist-like shift in consciousness and intentions that the authors prescribe in their profoundly optimistic and hopeful new book is the right way,…
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Sustainable Careers: The World Needs You Now

It is not too late to start researching programs for next fall. Most graduate schools will consider applications for qualified candidates into late…
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GE and Quirky Join Forces in Crowdsourcing Ideas

Wink: Instantly Connected is a new co-branded open innovation platform GE and Quirky announced yesterday.
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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…
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Israeli Driver Assistance System Introduces Driverless Technology

Driverless cars may seem like something out of the future, but the technology is almost here - thanks to Mobileye's driver assistance technology,…
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Does CSR Make a Difference to a Company’s Image?

How do companies make sure they are doing the right thing when it comes to corporate social responsibility, or CSR? New research from…
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WeTeachMe: A New Way for Teachers to Share Knowledge

A new company based in Melbourne Australia wants to change the way that private instructors and students connect. With any luck, (and a…
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Better World Books Continues to Innovate

Imagine a company that takes a product from a waste stream, resells it and matches each sale with a donation to a person…
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5 Entrepreneurs Share Advice on Making it in the Sharing Economy

Tri Tran of Munchery, Jennifer Lee of ClosetDash Shop, Kevin Clark of uSwapia.com, Eddie Patzsch of Trablr and Tristan Pollock of Storefront share…
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Indian Businesses Revel in ‘Unreasonable Goals’

Companies in India increasingly identify efficiency as an opportunity, and not just a duty - leading to some rather bold ambitions, says Martin…
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Why Every Futureproof Brand Needs to Understand History

In this video - the fifth in a series on futureproof brands, Marc Stoiber touches on why companies like Kodak and Smith-Corona didn't…