October 23, 2017, No comments

An old farming activity is about to make a comeback ​in Haiti ​after a 30-year absence. Cotton is being reintroduced as an anchor crop​ ​to boost the economy and also […]


Farmers in India Empowered in the Palm of Their Hands

June 19, 2015, 1 Comment

Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for more than 58 percent of India’s population, a country with the world’s second biggest populat ...

Letter to a social entrepreneur

A Letter to a Social entrepreneur.

July 22, 2013, No comments

Dear Social Entrepreneur So you want to start a business that really changes the world, welcome to the club. Many of us want to leave a mark on the un ...

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Changing the Food Industry Landscape – One Nutrient at a Time

June 5, 2013, No comments

In one hundred supermarkets across Brazil, customers found recipes printed on the back of their receipts, each for a dish prepared with the groc ...

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    Unleash the world’s entrepreneurial geniuses
    December 7, 2012, No comments

    Editor’s note: This article first appeared in CNNOpinion on December 6, 2012. Beverly Schwartz is author of “Rippling: How Social Entrepreneurs Spread Innovation Throughout the World” (Wiley, April 2012) and vice [...]

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    Mentors: Key to Success for Social Innovators
    October 12, 2012, No comments

    Recently, I continued my conversation with Beth Parkhill, founder of Mentor Planet, a social enterprise dedicated to spurring innovation and impact mentoring relationships. This time we discussed: “Essential ways mentors help [...]

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    What Actually is the Fourth Sector…Exactly?
    October 10, 2012, 2 Comments

    The traditional sectors of goods and service delivery, are most generally defined as private (business), public (government), and social (non-profit). Organizations within each sector, have determined legal, financial, and gover ...

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    Pay It Forward Meets The World Wide Web
    May 31, 2012, No comments

    Good Deeds Global is a one of a kind Internet based social business that also functions as a social movement organization. The organization has a unique hybrid business model that integrates [...]