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Tag: Agriculture

 

Innovations in farming and agronomy that promote sustainability and advance social good

 

Socially Responsible Business

Business Growth for Good: Why Context Matters

Corporations can achieve growth in emerging markets by investing in and organizing around sustainable and inclusive business activities.

 
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Food

A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

There is no scientific consensus on the safety of GMOs and no evidence that their commercialization has been beneficial to society as a whole; until there is, it is prudent to just say no.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 10 | Apr. 14, 2015
 

Environment

Airport Buzz

Amid landing strips and airline terminals, threatened bee species are finding a much-needed new habitat.
By Suzie Boss | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Government

Scrappy Solutions

A new regulation in Massachusetts aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.
By Suzie Boss | 4 | Nov. 19, 2014
 
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Environment

Saving the Earth: Four Conflicting Campaigns

As we advocate for environmental change, are we divided against ourselves?

By Carol Sanford | 12 | Nov. 6, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Investing with a gender lens creates financial returns and improves the lives of women and girls and their communities.
By Sarah Kaplan & Jackie VanderBrug | 13 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Economic Development

Cultivating a Neglected Field

Seven lending organizations are teaming up to meet the large-scale needs of smallholder farms in the developing world.
By Suzie Boss | Aug. 13, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

Social Good = Scale x Impact (Who Knew?)

Why both nonprofits and academics should focus on scale and impact in this simple formula for good.

By Matthew Forti & Andrew Youn | 11 | Jul. 28, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Integrated Capital for Social Enterprises

To build a thriving social enterprise sector, we need to rethink the purpose of capital and employ a new strategic funding approach.

By Don Shaffer | 7 | Jul. 17, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Looking to Nature for Social Innovation

Tapping into latent knowledge within and around us can spark ideas and inspiration for solving social issues.