Recycla Chile, Latin America’s first e-waste recycling company, reclaims value from discarded electronics and marginalized people.
By paying so much attention to managing their own risks, philanthropists are no longer attending to the marginalized people who risk so much to make change happen.
A new study from Indonesia shows that extortionists respond to market forces in much the same way as do lawful businesspeople.
Forget about luring big companies with tax incentives and subsidized space. Chris Gibbons focuses Littleton, Colorado's efforts on growing home-town businesses.
ParkScan, an interactive Web tool, enages residents as park monitors.
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To halt the greying of municipal government, the City Hall Fellows program offers recent college graduates a year-long stint working on everyday challenges such as transportation, public works, and housing.
Nobody wants to be the biggest energy hog on the block.
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider" or "the razor and the razor blade"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives are not as explicit about their funding models and have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.
It’s time to reform how we grow food and what we have for dinner, says Bruce Boyd, principal and managing director at Arabella Philanthropic Investment Advisors.
Jafee provides an inside look at the world of fair trade.