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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.
The concept of asking utility customers to pay higher rates may sound dubious. But if a case study in Australia is any indication, they may be willing to shell out a few extra bucks for a good cause -- like community-based solar in their area.
Matthias and Tabea Oppliger founded Glowbalact in 2011. Its social enterprise in Israel, A.I.R., provides job training to former sex workers as a steppingstone toward becoming more integrated in society.
Community-based composting could help municipalities cope with the pesky problem of food scraps and yard clippings. TriplePundit spoke with two community composting organizations to learn about their challenges, as well as how they scaled over time.
For Donald Trump, his challenge in appealing to blacks and other Americans goes far beyond what are at a minimum missteps and at most ignorant assumptions about people of color. Here's why his economic "new deal" for people of color falls short.
In partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, Timberland, HP and the NGO Team Tassy, the social enterprise Thread plans to improve quality of life for Haiti's streetside trash collectors.
Brazil’s forests have long been the foundation of the country’s culture, dating back to indigenous cultures long before the Portuguese arrived. The rich variety in woods is in part why Brazilian design has earned affection across the world, from Oscar Neimeyer’s ...
The cheapest smartphones can prove to be valuable for those escaping countries including war-torn Syria and Iraq, as they help connect with loved ones abroad while rebuilding lives in their new homes.
General Motors recycled 2 million water bottles, many of which are from Flint, into products including winter coats for the homeless.