May 2013 Blog Posts (102)

Helping Boston

It’s tough to read the headlines about the Boston bombings without feeling a blend of outrage, despair and resolve.  The attack fell on Patriots’ Day, a holiday commemorating the Battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775, the opening salvo of the American Revolution.  Patriots’ Day is a unique observance celebrated almost exclusively by the state of Massachusetts, but today is…

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 31, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments


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Day 3 of Carbon Expo kicks off with ClimateCare Director Edward Hanrahan discussing innovation in carbon finance to support access to clean technology and alleviate poverty in Africa.

Day 3 of Carbon Expo kicks off with ClimateCare Director Edward Hanrahan discussing innovation in carbon finance to support access to clean technology and alleviate poverty in Africa.…

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on May 31, 2013 at 8:46 — No Comments

Supporting Small Shopkeepers in El Salvador

 

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Added by member on May 30, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments


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Businesses invest in projects that improve lives and protect the environment

 

An annual state of the market report launched today, shows that businesses across the world continue to see the value of investing in projects that reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment and improve…

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on May 30, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments


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Gyapa Stoves project cuts a record amount of carbon and improves lives

 

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on May 29, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

Talk Energy Ahead (TEA) - Ethiopia

ENERGY POVERTY , POVERTY PENALTY and PRO-POOR strategies / actions.

Please fell free to connect with https://www.facebook.com/groups/TEA.ethiopia/  for viewing and sharing information and knowledge on African, particularly Ethiopian energy…

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Added by Salvatore Chester on May 29, 2013 at 8:42 — No Comments

Yasmina Zaidman: Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration Between Social Enterprises and Global Corporations

Photo: Acumen. Veronica Mahiga of Unilever and Charles Oboth from Gulu Agricultural Development Co. at the TA Initiative…

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Added by member on May 28, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

SAB Foundation: Wheels for fortune

Photo: Shonaquip

 

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Added by member on May 27, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments

Supporting South Africa’s entrepreneurs every step of the way

 

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Added by member on May 27, 2013 at 22:00 — No Comments

Tap the Future: Boosting America’s Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs

 

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Added by member on May 27, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments

Jonathan Lewis, Café Impact, How To Be An Imperfect Woman of Change

Social entrepreneurs of both sexes are imperfect beings -- with imperfect answers - acting on imperfect information -- for causes with imperfect results. The work can be isolating, tiring, lonely.

 

We are bruised by long hours, stress, constant disappointment and the outsized stubbornness of social problems. We are bruised by untended family…

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Added by member on May 26, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Jonathan Lewis, Café Impact: How To Make Your Mentor Matter

 

Students are graduating. Hard-won college diplomas are being handed out with hearty handshakes and heartfelt…

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Added by member on May 25, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

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