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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…

Is Bill Gates Really Batman?

It was Jon Stewart that first made the reference. He called Bill Gates “Batman” to his face on his TV show. Why Batman?…
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Ding Dong! Avon CSR Report Touts Work on Deforestation, Green Building

Avon's CSR report, released earlier this week, touts a bevy of achievements and promises to address issues including deforestation, governance and philanthropy.
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Fast Company Spins Sustainable Business Coverage Out to New URL

In November, Fast Company continued the migration of their online presence toward Co… meaning that each of their sections will be renamed and rebranded…

KarmaGoat: Turn Your Stuff Into Better Stuff

The following post is part of TriplePundit’s coverage of the 2011 Net Impact Conference in Portland, Oregon. To read the rest of our…
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Evolution of Philanthropy: Giving Your Products Away

Does this grant project mark the dawn of philanthropy 2.0? Or is it a handy tool for IBM to market its services to…
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Growing Pains: What’s Next for Crowdsourcing?

A panel discussion at the 2011 Net Impact Conference featured crowdsourcing experts from Groupon, Causes.com, and GOOD Magazine. The panelists discussed current and…
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GlobalGiving: Helping Americans Give Smarter

With more causes, more donors, and more philanthropic platforms than ever, who is overseeing the $300B philanthropy market and how are investors and…
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The Role of Philanthropy in Recruitment: Working for a Corporation with a Heart

At the core, a prospective candidate wants a combination of priorities to be fulfilled at work: Constant learning, leadership opportunities, fair compensation, and…

One for One Makes Consumers Feel Like Philanthropists

In 2006, Blake Mycoskie started as a shoe company. He also started a movement. Well, at the very least, he trademarked a movement:…
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Video Interview: Foundation Source on How to raise $50k in 3 days

When the earthquake hit Japan this year, a $50k grant was given to International Medical Corporation in a matter of days to buy…
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Video Interview: How Microplace Moves Users Beyond Giving

As generous as human beings are, an investment instrument will almost certainly bring more dollars than philanthropy. Can we direct this flow of…
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Corporate Philanthropy: The Business Case

Is there a business case for corporate philanthropy? The Conference Board’s Matteo Tonello, in an academic article also posted on Harvard Law School’s…
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Energy Production Costs at Root of Government Belt Tightening

Eric Zencey explains why it would be wise to pay proper attention to energy return on investment.
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Food Safety, Security and Accesibility Concerns Cause Gates Foundation to Fund GMO Research

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization’s price index topped off at an all-time high this January, reflecting the skyrocketing global food prices…