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Sustainable Business 

Putting the enterprise into social enterprises

SOCIAL enterprises are a brilliant idea. Instead of a charity or a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that has to depend on charity or grants from governments or international agencies, a social enterprise does social good via

Financial Wellness 

Poverty and Prosperity

A new paradox for Mr. Disruption

In "The Prosperity Paradox," Harvard professor Clay Christensen and two co-authors seek to unravel why, despite decades of aid amounting to a cumulative $4.3 trillion, many poor nations remain impoverished. In terms of income per

Environment

The sustainability movement has disappeared.

Some years ago, I purchased "Sustainability.Today" from a website supplier. I thought it would be a good name for a news service and social media channel about the global sustainability movement. But I never used

Health

The Much-Ignored Emissions Costs of Health Care

Delegates from over 200 nations met in Katowice, Poland, this month, to discuss strategies on further reducing greenhouse gases. Much of the discussion centered around reductions in industries like mining and manufacturing. Little, if any,

New materials could ‘drive wound healing’

Materials are widely used to help heal wounds: Collagen sponges help treat burns and pressure sores, and scaffold-like implants are used to repair bones. However, the process of tissue repair changes over time, so scientists

Impact Investing

Employee Ownership

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Oxford Conference on Business and Poverty

Welcome to the second annual Oxford Business Fights Poverty Conference. As you view this summary of the conference you will read from a series of topics like Responsible Leadership, Honoring Entrepreneurs, Employee Ownership, Mentoring, Crowdsourcing & Addressing Poverty. Please

How The Rich View The Poor

More than four years have passed since the Occupy Wall Street movement divided the country into percentages, calling the 99 percent out against the 1 percent. A voice was raised from Zucotti Park in New York City demanding reform

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