Impact Investing by Larger Organizations: Current Trends

Published on September 27th, 2016 | by

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The Social Capital Markets conference in San Francisco featured a number of great panels on impact investing. One in particular that caught my eye was called “Unearthing impact investment: how major institutions are deploying capital for good.” The panel was advertised to cover topics we “don’t normally think of as impact investors” and how they […] read more

What is Jeffrey Hollender up to these days?

Published on August 15th, 2016 | by

1 year ago by

Jeffrey Hollender is the author of 7 books, a serial eco-entrepreneur, co-chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, and teaches at NYU. He may be best known for his role in co-founding Seventh Generation, one of the pioneers of greener and healthier household cleaning products. Recently, I had a chance to catch up with Mr. […] read more

Entrepreneur Competition Will Award $20,000 In Prizes

Published on August 6th, 2016 | by

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The Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition will award $10,000 to the winning contestant and another $10,000 in runner-up awards. The entrepreneur competition has been established by The Nature Conservancy in collaboration with Enterprise for Equity, Pinchot University’s Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, and the Taala Fund. It is also funded in part by a USDA Rural Business […] read more