From Jobs to Self-Reliance: We speak with Tamra Ryan of Women’s Bean Project

In this episode of In the Business of Change we speak with Tamra Ryan, CEO of Denver-based Women’s Bean Project. The company was founded in 1989 - way before social enterprise was even trendy - with the belief that jobs are the primary weapons in the war against...
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Coffee on a Mission: New Street Café in City of Sunnyvale Combats Homelessness

It’s coffee with a karma catch: order your cappuccino at Downtown Streets Team’s (DST) KARTMA Street Café and know you’re paying it forward, because every cup purchased goes towards ending homelessness. The 100 percent electric coffee cart employs individuals...
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Cambodian Company “Closes the Loop” with Zero-Waste Fashion

We live in an increasingly waste-filled world, and clothing companies are some of the worst offenders. Cloth left on the cutting room floor is discarded; materials that could be recycled are thrown away. Enter Tonlé, the fashion company that has chosen to respond to...
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Eating Sustainably: We talk cricket chips with Laura D’Asaro of Chirps Chips

In this episode of In the Business of Change we speak with Laura D'Asaro of Chirps Chips about why she and her co-founders decided to produce chips and other products from cricket flour. Apparently, insects are the food of the future and the most sustainable protein...
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The Clean Money Revolution: 3 factors pushing the change

We are in the midst of the greatest economic shift in history. It is a time of big challenges but also huge opportunities for making money and changing the world for the better. I call it The Clean Money Revolution. What Is Clean Money? It’s money aligned with...
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The 4 Traits of Highly Effective Social Entrepreneurs

Ashoka is a global network with a Fellowship of the world’s most impactful and inspiring social entrepreneurs at its core. We have been in the changemaking business for three and a half decades. In this time, we have developed a vigorous process for selecting and...
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Finding Support, Jobs & Motivation at Chicago’s Cara

It’s 8:25 AM on a Thursday and the daily Morning Motivation is underway. A group of 30 or so have formed a circle and are...
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Chicago Preschool Launches Program for Underserved Children in Zambia

Early childhood education can be a key in propelling students towards a path for success. In the United States, investment...
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4 Lessons From Our First 4 Years As (Social) Entrepreneurs

WE ARE CANADA, a six-part documentary series narrated by Sarah Polley that celebrates the next generation of passionate...
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Coffee on a Mission: New Street Café in City of Sunnyvale Combats Homelessness

It’s coffee with a karma catch: order your cappuccino at Downtown Streets Team’s (DST) KARTMA Street Café and know you’re...
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Empowering People Through Robotics: In convo with Charles Deguire of Kinova

We are Canada, a six-part documentary series narrated by Sarah Polley that celebrates the next generation of passionate...
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The Clean Money Revolution: 3 factors pushing the change

We are in the midst of the greatest economic shift in history. It is a time of big challenges but also huge opportunities...
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Creating a Brighter Future for Girls in Afghanistan

Documentary profiles the first all-girls’ school in an Afghan village and the challenge it poses to conservative social...
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