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Sharing Economy Brands That Are Good for the Environment

The co-founder of StokeShare explains how platforms that enable people to thrive, share and build communities are showing us we can live prosperously…
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‘Jobbaticals’ Catching On with Young, Mobile Workers

Tapping into the freelancing trend, Jobbatical matches job-seekers and employers looking to hire for six months to one year. Eight months into a…
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Design as an Agent of World Benefit

Autodesk is well-positioned to help creative types tackle sustainable design with tools that provide the electronic equivalent of a sustainability guru looking over…
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5 Best Latin American Cities for Startups

Part of the Rocket Internet Group, Brazil-based e-commerce company Dafiti touts five Latin American cities as emerging hubs for Internet startups. Skeptics question…
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3 Lessons Businesses Can Learn From Nonprofits

Nonprofits are regularly called on to act more like businesses. However, consumers and stakeholders are increasingly placing a premium on social impact, the…
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Small Business Survival: The Real Risks with Viral Success

We're in the age of the disruptive sharing economy startup, when viral success may seem like it's just around the corner. But the…
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Sustainable Fish Farming: Global-Scale Aquaculture in the Big City

Showing what's possible with a little ingenuity, Edenworks operates a closed-loop aquaculture system on the roof of a commercial ironworks in New York…
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MPOWERD Lantern Brings Affordable Solar to Sub-Saharan Africa

MPOWERD is a startup with a solar lantern that is turning heads in firms across Africa and capturing the interest of international distributors.
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Ten Start-Ups That Helped Save the World in 2013

Recent years have seen an explosion of start-ups focused not only on generating profit, but also bettering the planet and everyone living on…
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Giving X-ray Vision to Everyday Heroes

Bounce Imaging sells a throw-able, 360 degree imaging and sensor ball for first responders. Now police officers, fire responders and industrial operators can…
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O2E Technologies Helping Turn Waste into a Revenue Generator

Meet the first finalist of Sustainable Brands Innovation Open London, O2E Technologies. The UK-based startup is on its way to cleaning up the…
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Bombas Socks’ One-for-One Model Encourages Us To ‘Bee Better’

New York-based startup Bombas Socks is poised to revolutionize the sock industry while spreading its message of pushing yourself to “Bee Better.” Startups…
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Live Chat with Ben Pawsey and the SB Innovation Open Team

Join us as we chat with Ben Pawsey next Wednesday. The open is a friendly competition between startups who, given the right support…
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Biomimicry: Designing Startups with Nature’s Help

What do the syrphid fly, the Shinkansen bullet train and the underwater modem all have in common? They are all examples of biomimicry…
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How to Set Organizational Values and Guiding Principles

Here’s a look at some of the strategic questions that will help you to build your team, bring in investment, and ensure that…