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Slovenian Startup Enhances Education Via Entrepreneurship

“We’re expecting to have business superstars when many kids don’t start thinking about business until they are almost 20 years old,” says Matija…
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Why You Should Care About Freshwater

RFK Jr explains that as freshwater supplies dwindle, global investors are scrambling to own what’s left. The World Bank already values water privatization…
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Save a Seat: Make Room for Millennials at the Investment Table

As millennials come of age in the business and financial landscape, they are approaching the terrain with a unique, evolved mentality. Today, the…
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Divestment Works: From Apartheid to Climate Change

The Episcopal Church made history in 1971 when it filed the first shareholder resolution by a religious organization. The company in question was…
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Chipotle’s Earnings Call: A Business Case for Sustainable Sourcing

Chipotle's earnings call on Feb. 3 was about more than financial accomplishments: It was a business case for sustainable meat and responsibly-grown food.
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Battle Climate Change With Sustain:Green’s New MasterCard

Sustain:Green launched a MasterCard that rewards its users with carbon offsets, giving individuals a way to reduce their carbon footprint and fund the…

Sustainable Packaging Trends for 2015: All About Millennials

I compiled three distinct ways packaging could evolve in the coming year which have been primarily influenced by millennials, the largest generational group…
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A Student Challenge Suggests Millennials Could Save Us from Black Friday

As retailers debate whether to jumpstart holiday shopping by opening on Thanksgiving, 44 of my students have a new perspective on consumption –…
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SolarCity and Buffalo’s Transformation

Earlier this fall SolarCity announced it would build a massive photovoltaic solar panel factory in Buffalo. Could this help drive the city's resurgence?
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Aligning the Head, Heart and Wallet: How Millennials and Women Drive Impact Investment

Future 500's Shilpi Chhotray explains how millenials and women are driving global impact investment.
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How Businesses Should Respond to a Shifting Consumer Mindset

In general, millennials — or those who reached adulthood around 2000 — value transparency, causes and sustainable business practices. As these influential consumers…
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AARP: Baby Boomers Want Liveable Communities, Too

The AARP has an impressive archive that inspires its members to advocate for more “liveable communities.”
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Beetcoin: A New Way to Invest in Local Agriculture

Woody Tasch, chairman and founder of Slow Money, discusses Beetcoin -- which directs funds to small, organic food enterprises, by popular vote, as…
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SAP Twitter Chat on Millennials & Social Entrepreneurship: #SAPsocent

Join TriplePundit, SAP, and special guests for a Twitter Chat on millennials and social entrepreneurship at #SAPsocent today at 9 a.m. PST /…
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3p Weekend: 5 Things Employers Need to Know About Millennials

According to a study conducted in 2012 by leadership strategist Erica Dhawan, 75 percent of the global workforce will be made up of…