Business 

One brick at a time: building a better future

The brick-clay industry employs around 10 million people in India. The industry also burns around 35–40million tonnes of coal per year, emitting carbon dioxide and sulfur, contributing to air pollution.

According to India’s Central Pollution Control

How waterless toilets can make a splash

Twenty-eight-year-old Jenifer Colpas is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Tierra Grata. It is a social enterprise that sets out to address the need for basic energy, water and sanitation services in Colombia.

Financial Wellness 

Poverty and Prosperity

Better Schools Won’t Fix America

Long ago, I was captivated by a seductively intuitive idea, one many of my wealthy friends still subscribe to: that both poverty and rising inequality are largely consequences of America’s failing education system. Fix that,

Environment

Generation of learners on inclusive green economy

As population numbers continue to grow and material resource use rises to unprecedented levels, the limits of today’s dominant model of economic growth have become increasingly apparent: extraction of material resources, including biomass, fossil fuels

Health

Rural Health: Financial Insecurity

Carol Burgos is worried her neighbors think she is bringing the neighborhood down. She lives in a mobile home park in a woodsy part of Columbia County, N.Y, just off a two-lane highway. The homes

Poverty major factor in poor health habits

Poverty is a major factor in poor health habits, and the infant mortality rate for the black population far outpaces that of white people in Trumbull County, according to results of a health survey released

Impact Investing

Employee Ownership

Blue-collar capitalists

IDA TARBELL, the huge muckraker of the early twentieth century, not simplest wielded her pen against Standard Oil. She also feeble it to advocate for better versions of capitalism. In “Recent Ideals in Enterprise”, a

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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

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