Women receive only 1/10thÂ of the worldâ€™s income and represent nearly 70% of impoverished individuals worldwide. Yet, women make up half of this worldâ€™s population, perform nearly 2/3rdÂ of the hours worked [...]
The UK has taken a significant step towards its goal to cut its emissions to 50 percent of 1990 levels by 2050. In the context of the Rio+20 conference, UK [...]
Cisco announced the signing of a strategy document outlining its Research and Development plans with the Skolkovo Foundation. This marks an important milestone in Cisco’sÂ multi-year, $1bn investmentÂ in sustainable innovation wit ...
Shopanthropic is excited to announce our second webinarÂ as part of our Global Webinar Series on the sustainable and ethical retail space internationally. The GlobalÂ Webinar Series is intended to engage speakers [...]
Though the field of social enterprise is still emerging, the idea of using market-based strategies for good has been around for a long time. Goodwill Industries, for example, started as [...]
Dwight Peters is a Social Entrepreneur and the founder ofÂ QuarterWaters.Â He interviews successful Social Entrepreneurs to learn how they did it. You can listen to his interviews atÂ QuarterWaters.comÂ Last week, theÂ Forbe̵ ...
Minneapolis, Minnesota-based street artist Eric Reiger wouldn’t describe himself as a graffiti artist… anymore. That period of his life has passed. Now he simply goes by the personally significant moniker [...]
This is Part 2 in our coverage of Environmental Finance’s 2011 Impact Investing Conference in London. The reason why the term “social enterprise” sometimes shakes me with delight is because [...]
A stroll along Camden Locks It’s September 30th and we’re having an Indian Summer in London.The streets are filled with people and the air is pleasant, not a wink of [...]
Money shouldnâ€™t make you feel dirty anymore, especially when there are so many new ways to make a clean, positive impact on our Earth. Venture capital, social enterprise, socially responsible [...]