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Our Data: A Sustainable Resource in the Digital Ecosystem?

Our personal data form an incredibly important resource for many technology companies, leading some to regard the massive amounts of data we generate…
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Smart Booth Transforms Lowly Phone Booth Into Solar Powered Community Hub

The phone booth has lagged far behind its mobile cousin, fast becoming a vandalism prone relic of a bygone time. The Smart Booth…
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MIT Study Shows that Sustainability is Profitable

MIT issued its third annual Sustainability and Innovation Global Executive Study, which reveals a strong causation and correlation between sustainability and profits.

Innovation’s Final Frontier: Part I

Companies all over the world are in a race to innovate. For developed countries like the U.S., innovation is often regarded as the…
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Nike Challenges Customers to Design Their Own Virtual Green Athletic Wear

Nike has just released its most recent sustainability report, an interactive site that allows visitors to create their own green athletic wear.
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Abbott Increases Sustainable Packaging, Decreases Carbon Emissions

Abbott’s focus on its corporate responsibility agenda lies in four major areas: innovation, access to medical care, supporting consumers and environmental protection.
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Unilever Improves Supply Chain, Faces Challenges with Customer Behavior

Unilever released on Tuesday its first year’s progress report on the progress it made against its Sustainable Living Plan targets. The results so…
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Pulling Indian Farmers Out of Poverty

This is the official entry of Akhila Vijayaraghavan for the Rio Blogger Prize. The winner of the prize gets to go to Rio…
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IDEO Offers Social Entrepreneurs a Platform to Share Innovative Design Approach

What do successful social entrepreneurships have in common? A key element is design. One of the best design concepts is IDEO’s “human centered…
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Kraft Foods Reduces Packaging and Travel Miles

Kraft Foods recently announced they have cut 45 million pounds of weight from the packaging of their products since 2010. According to their report…
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Heineken Needs Help Designing a Greener Six Pack

As part of its efforts to become the greenest brewer in the world, Heineken is taking a broader look at the ways to…
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NIKE, NASA Just Do It, Partner on Waste

NASA and NIKE kicked off “LAUNCH: Beyond Waste Challenge” to find 10 “game changing” innovations that could revamp current waste management systems.

Transforming Lives Through Transformer Clothing

An outdoor snuggie for the homeless.

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…