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What Do We Want? Innovation! When Do We Want It? Now!

June 25th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Endeavor is a global nonprofit that transforms emerging countries by supporting High-Impact Entrepreneurs. The Endeavor Effect is looking to create a culture of supported innovation and entrepreneurs which will provide global solutions to pressing social issues and a business eco-system which supports and sustains entrepreneurship. Endeavor.org is a worldwide germination and support system for fostering entrepreneurship


Climate Change: Good for Business?

March 12th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

While some see the threat of climate change as pitting the needs of the planet against those of progress and business, some brave entrepreneurs will seize the opportunity that efforts to build a more sustainable future will create. Sir Richard Branson, billionaire-adventurer-entrepreneur, knows something about making money and about seizing opportunities. He founded the Carbon War Room because he sees the opportunities created by the threat. "I have described the increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere as one of the greatest threats to the ongoing prosperity and sustainability of life on the planet," he says. "The good news is that creating businesses that will power our growth, and reduce our carbon output while protecting resources is also the greatest wealth-generating opportunity of our generation."


Helping Small Businesses Go Green, Profitably

August 14th, 2009 | by Maryanne Conlin

I’ve heard this conversation a number of times at the small-to-medium sized enterprises (SME) I work with: Green Vendor: “So Mr. CEO, how many of my carbon neutral, biodegradable, BPA-free whoozamacallits would you like to purchase?”



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