Points of Light Civic Accelerator Invests $50,000 Each in Two Startups in 5th Class

December 26, 2014, No comments

The Hello Tractor, a for-profit venture based in Washington D.C., supports African farmers through an innovative tractor co-sharing platform. CEO and ...


Lima COP Concludes With Some Answers, Many Questions

December 24, 2014, No comments

The UN Climate Conference of Parties, which took place over the last two weeks in Lima, Peru turned out to be quite a roller coaster ride. It began wi ...


PepsiCo Promotes Women Empowerment with an All-Women Production Line

December 24, 2014, No comments

Gender discrimination continues to impact women in a variety of ways. Particularly in the developing economies, women pay higher costs than men in ter ...

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    The List: 6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Gift
    December 19, 2014, No comments

    Are you shopping green for your holiday gifts? As I’ve been rounding up gifts for my family and friends, I’ve been trying to be as responsible as possible: I’m shopping [...]

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    Eco-innovation Helps Businesses Gain Competitive Edge
    December 17, 2014, No comments

    An eco-innovation business model is enabling companies to push their boundaries by modifying products, processes and organizational structures that improves both sustainability performance and competitiveness. Unlike eco-efficiency, which f ...