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Longfellow Clubs Cuts Its Footprint and Engages Its Community

Longfellow Sports Clubs in Massachusetts managed to cut its footprint through a few retrofits, while engaging its community around sustainability.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet speaks at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference in 2013. Can Berkshire survive without its

Berkshire Beyond Buffett? Not So Fast

Berkshire skeptics question whether such a large and tentacular entity can continue to thrive without its Oracle-in-Chief. Lawrence Cunningham, a law professor at…

Sacred Business Beyond Capitalism

Capitalism is only a particular manifestation of the way business may be conducted. In fact, some may view it as a corruption of…
[Courtesy Regional Access]  Ithaca, New York-based Regional Access started with one truck in 1989.  Today, its fleet serves 600-plus outlets throughout New York state.

How Can We Fix Our Broken Food System? Start With the Base of the Supply Chain

Looking at three successful cases, this article by Don Shaffer of RSF Social Finance discusses fixing the food system from the base of…

PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Collaborate On Recycling, Drinking Water

Rolling out recycling bins at convenience stores and gas stations, PepsiCo and TNC aim to boost the U.S. plastic beverage container recycling rate…
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5 Things Every Social Entrepreneur Should Know Before Hitting the Launch Button

Tips to help social entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground.
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Ashoka’s Vision to Develop an International Age of Social Entrepreneurship

Ashoka has always been the world's leader in developing the idea of a social entrepreneur. It is an international non-government organization looking to…

Look Deep Into Nature And You Will Find the Answers

In our desire to understand, define and categorize life, we have tended towards a logic that sets things apart from each other; we…
Blue Bottle Coffee founder James Freeman grew his mission driven enterprise from a one-man operation to a bicoastal success.

Case Study: How to Grow Without Compromising Your Mission

This post by New Resource Bank's Gary Groff is about how smart investment and debt management enables mission-driven companies to scale without compromising…

Ford and the Sustainability of the Family Legacy

How does family legacy drive sustainability? Ask Ford Motor Company.
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Target Pushes ‘Long-Term Value’ in 2013 Sustainability Report

"It’s about making sure the partnerships we take, the processes we follow and the products we sell are helping us create long-term value…

Starting Up So We Can Stick Around

In the emerging economy, we can't trade merely on our brawn, or even on our brains. For our startups to make a difference…

Climate Change Liability: Holding the Perpetrators Responsible

Can the primary culprits of global warming be held liable for undermining efforts to combat climate change? That may sound like something a…
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Investor Ready Cities: From Delhi to Chattanooga

It’s almost a cliché these days to say that infrastructure development is a crushing and highly complex problem, mainly because there’s so much…

Book Review: The Dance of the Sustainable Product and Brand

Is there a template for creating a sustainable brand, a fusion of product and branding? Henk Campher’s answer is yes: “It’s when these…