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Levanta Coffee describes itself as a “socially-innovative start-up” that can spark much better economic opportunities for the coffee farmers in Honduras with its “social microlot model" - one that will pay farmers 50 percent more than typical prices.
A telecommunications company in Afghanistan that is also a leading global B Corp, Roshan, is seeking assistance after over 30 of its employees were killed in a bombing last week. Ironically, one of Roshan's service is its specialization in telecomm equipment repair needed after similar bombings occur.
After 64 years, the Ford Foundation is opening an office in Detroit again. Can the organization's work in social enterprise and impact investing help give Detroit a much needed lift?
A universal basic income could fuel innovation and entrepreneurship across the U.S. Mark Zuckerberg suggested during a commencement address at Harvard University last week.
As Ramadan begins across the Muslim world, BRIDGE America represents the spirit of this important time of year as it strives to improve the lives of refugee families arriving to the U.S.
As Flint slowly recovers from its three-year water crisis, reconstruction will partly will be led locally. A contracting firm that is both black- and woman-owned will be tasked with replacing many water pipes across the city of 99,000 people.
GiveDirectly is disrupting the international aid model as it distributes cash payments directly to families in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda in a widespread universal basic income experiment.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the U.S. must move fast to avert climate change risks, but also acknowledges that too many coal miners have been left behind.
The Ford Foundation will invest as much as $1 billion out of its $12 billion endowment to accelerate mission-related investing over the next decade.
Sweden is home to what may be the world's first shopping center selling only recycled, upcycled and repurposed goods. ReTuna operates as part mall, part social enterprise.
The social enterprise Good Spread aims to help address the humanitarian catastrophe in South Sudan with its one-for-one business model.
Anirudh Sharma and Nikhil Kaushik co-founded Graviky Labs, the maker of Air-Ink pens that so far have scrubbed at least 1.6 trillion liters of air.