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Africa Is Quickly Becoming The Greatest Investing Opportunity The World Has Ever Seen

Africa Is Quickly Becoming The Greatest Investing Opportunity The World Has Ever Seen | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
The continent is poised for tremendous economic growth.  (#Africa Is Quickly Becoming The Greatest #Investing #Opportunity The World Has Ever Seen http://t.co/ucXns5yG #impact #global...
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Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup

Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
This series is sponsored by Entrepreneurs for a Change, a blog the best entrepreneur interviews and awesome business ideas. Finding funding can be one of the biggest challenges for social entrepreneurs.
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Investing for Impact: How social entrepreneurship is redefining the meaning of return | CASE Notes

Investing for Impact: How social entrepreneurship is redefining the meaning of return | CASE Notes | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Great report on #impinv released @davos - including chapter by @cathyhc & @BlendedValue http://t.co/6I4egjEx @schwabfound @CreditSuisse...
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Puerto Rico Wants to Feed You Its 4 Million Iguanas

Puerto Rico Wants to Feed You Its 4 Million Iguanas | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
The island territory hopes you're hungry -- and that you've got a hankering for reptile meat.
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Beyond Heroic Entrepreneurs — HBS Working Knowledge

Beyond Heroic Entrepreneurs — HBS Working Knowledge | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Research in progress by Harvard Business School's Julie Battilana and Matthew Lee reveals that a large number of social entrepreneurs are focused on local rather than global change, and on sustainable funding.

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'Gasland' Filmmaker Arrested at Capitol Hearing

'Gasland' Filmmaker Arrested at Capitol Hearing | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Republicans on a House committee did not appreciate a film crew's presence at a hearing on whether a type of natural gas drilling contaminated groundwater.
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Online Tools Improve Workplace Giving: 7 Reasons Why

Online Tools Improve Workplace Giving: 7 Reasons Why | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
It's time for companies to change the way they invest their philanthropic dollars. It's no longer good enough to simply give money away. The entire process must create impact: for the community, the company, and the employees.
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future of money project

future of money project | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it

"What are young adults thinking about money and value?
How can we create new systems of wealth generation and abundance?
What does the future hold for banks and other financial institutions..."

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AFRICA SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND INNOVATION EXPO 2012 ...

AFRICA SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND INNOVATION EXPO 2012 ... | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Africa Social Enterprise & Innovation Expo (ASE&I Expo) 2012 celebrates and showcases Africa's vibrant social enterprise and social innovation.
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Coal Industry Group Organizes Campaign to Harass Top Climate Scientist

Coal Industry Group Organizes Campaign to Harass Top Climate Scientist | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
The world just ain't a safe place for a scientist these days.
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Sweet and Toxic: A Case for Regulating Sugar like Alcohol and Tobacco

Sweet and Toxic: A Case for Regulating Sugar like Alcohol and Tobacco | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco argue that sugar is toxic and needs to be taxed and controlled.
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NASA Image Shows New York City-Sized Glacier About to Split from Antarctica

NASA Image Shows New York City-Sized Glacier About to Split from Antarctica | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
This pic form NASA shows the deepening crack that will send a giant glacier lurching into the sea.
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Windfall: Anti-Wind Documentary Looks Way Overblown (Video)

Windfall: Anti-Wind Documentary Looks Way Overblown (Video) | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
The trailer for a documentary that purports to show the "dark side of wind power" plays more like propaganda.
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TechCrunch | Social Ridesharing Startup Ridejoy Raises $1.3M From Freestyle Capital, Lerer Ventures And Others

TechCrunch | Social Ridesharing Startup Ridejoy Raises $1.3M From Freestyle Capital, Lerer Ventures And Others | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Ridejoy, a YC-backed startup that brings people together via ridesharing on long-distance trips, has raised $1.3 million in seed funding led by Freestyle Capital with Lerer Ventures, Start Fund, SV Angel, Founder Collective, Y Combinator, Ben Ling,...
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Africa: The era of collaborative consumption has arrived | Techzim

Africa: The era of collaborative consumption has arrived | Techzim | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
A new wave is sweeping across developed countries and can make a big impact in Africa. For those who thought group buying was the last big goldmine in ecommerce, collaborative consumption has triggered a new and sustainable rush.
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Why the Global Economy Needs Businesses to Invest in Women

Why the Global Economy Needs Businesses to Invest in Women | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
The global economy needs the other 51%.(RT @ReachScale: "#Women are more likely than men to put their income back into their communities" http://t.co/qt2bMKtJ #genderlensinv #impinv...
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Indian villagers' lives transformed by new energy delivery system

Indian villagers' lives transformed by new energy delivery system | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it

A social enterprise is providing low-cost light and mobile-charging services through micro grids in Uttar Pradesh, enabling the poorest to cease relying on kerosene – and to stay connected

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Social Enterprise ‘Unrecognised’ - Study | Pro Bono Australia

The leading source of news, commentary and opinion for the Not for Profit and community sector in Australia. Our team of journalists report daily on the latest Third Sector affecting Charities and Community groups both in Australia and overseas.
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IKEA Pays ‘LIP’ Service To Community Investment

IKEA Pays ‘LIP’ Service To Community Investment | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it

"Should marketing and corporate citizenship go together? Yes and no. Thanks to IKEA for providing an instructive opportunity.
A good example of what not to do..."

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Tribe Dynamics: Appreciating Your Team’s Strengths to Build Coherence & Trust

Tribe Dynamics: Appreciating Your Team’s Strengths to Build Coherence & Trust | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it

coherence ::
1. the quality or state of cohering: as
a : a systematic or logical connection or consistency
b : integration of diverse elements, relationships, or values"

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Fairtrade partners with Tesco and M&S for clothing push | News | Marketing Week

Fairtrade partners with Tesco and M&S for clothing push | News | Marketing Week | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
The Fairtrade Foundation is to use its first summer campaign to push a wider range of certified products as it steps up efforts to market year round.
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Multinationals Invade Scotland for Offshore Wind Wealth

Multinationals Invade Scotland for Offshore Wind Wealth | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Samsung Heavy Industries just made a 100-million-pound ($158 million) commitment to offshore wind in Scotland, where the harnessing of far-offshore, deeper-water wind was first proven.
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Justmeans Announces 2012 Social Innovation Awards Finalists

Justmeans Announces 2012 Social Innovation Awards Finalists | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it

February 3, 2012 - Since their inception in 2009, the Social Innovation Awards have become a barometer for innovation in both of the business and nonprofit sectors.

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Ben & Jerry’s to put social entrepreneurs on tubs of ice cream in €10k ‘Join Our Core’ contest | Social Enterprise

Ben & Jerry’s to put social entrepreneurs on tubs of ice cream in €10k ‘Join Our Core’ contest | Social Enterprise | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it

Ashoka, Ben & Jerry’s launch €10k contest to put names of social entrepreneurs on ice cream tubs http://t.co/9inYuwXG 

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Trash-to-biofuel developer Enerkem files for an IPO

Trash-to-biofuel developer Enerkem files for an IPO | Social & Environmental Enterprise | Scoop.it
Enerkem, which develops technology that turns waste into biofuel and has won federal government backing, on Friday filed for an IPO that could raise up to $125 million.
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