Where Hunger & Food Waste Meet Their Match: In convo with Komal Ahmad of Copia

We speak with a social entrepreneur who created a tech-enabled platform that matches food waste with food need

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Spreading the Miles: Aeroplan program supports World Oceans Day & other causes

Aeroplan program supports charities working in Canada and abroad

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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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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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Students Win National Kindness Challenge

High school plagued with violence is recognized for being kind

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4 Lessons From Our First 4 Years As (Social) Entrepreneurs

Most importantly, we want Mealshare to play a big part in seeing a world without youth hunger in our lifetimes.

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Transforming the Plastics Economy: Introducing the $1 million Circular Design Challenge

The Challenge seeks to inspire creative solutions to keep plastics out of the environment

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Too Much Food Waste? There’s An App For That! In Convo with founder of Flashfood

We speak with the founder of Flashfood, an app that’s tackling food waste

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A New Way to Get Crucial Funding to Female Entrepreneurs

The progress of women in senior corporate leadership has been “glacially slow,” as the Harvard Business Review recently...
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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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