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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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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Here’s To The Dreamers: An ode for 2017

In the recently released movie, La La Land, two aspiring artists navigate the demands, expectations and sobriety of the "real world". Mia (Emma Stone) is an actress with consistently disappointing auditions who moonlights as a coffee shop barista, while Sebastian...
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UK’s First Food Waste Supermarket Tackles Growing Problem

The UK’s first food waste supermarket has recently opened in Leeds. Described by its founders as the world’s first ‘anti supermarket’, the organization sells produce that would otherwise be thrown away. The supermarket is operated by volunteers from The Real Junk Food...
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A Model for Change: Chicagoan County engages social enterprise to combat poverty

The Cook County Commission on Social Innovation was pioneered in an effort to reduce the burgeoning effects of poverty in Chicago and the surrounding neighborhoods. With a goal of total transformation, it hopes to provide a model for other cities working towards...
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Social Enterprise in Gaza Paves Gateway to Employment

According to recent studies, close to 70% of the approximately 1000 students who graduate each year from IT programs in the...
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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...
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The Golden Rule of Social Entrepreneurship: Validate, validate, validate

Everyone has advice for new entrepreneurs ranging from how to hire employees to how much profit they should make within the...
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RSF Social Finance Launches Fellowship to Leverage Capital for Long-Term Change

New program teaches powerful strategies to leverage diverse capital as a tool for long-term change San Francisco, March 13,...
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In Convo with Tamra Ryan, CEO of Women’s Bean Project

This piece was originally published as part of REDF's The Business of Social Enterprise an ongoing series profiling social...
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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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