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Technology & Design

When the “Doves” Fly

A Silicon Valley start-up that operates earth-orbiting imaging satellites is making them available to social innovators.
By Suzie Boss | Aug. 13, 2014


Food Doesn’t Grow in Silicon Valleys

A focus on innovation can be an impediment to genuine progress in the food system.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 18 | Mar. 12, 2014
Steve McCormick, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation


Changemaker vs. Grantmaker

Three abilities every foundation needs to achieve long-term impact.

By Steve McCormick | Oct. 16, 2013

Impact Investing

Not Ideas About the Thing but the Thing Itself

Real assets can have real environmental impact and are ideal investments for young people with new wealth.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 5 | Jun. 4, 2013


Conservation as an Investment

Environmental conservation and business investment are not mutually exclusive, argues the CEO of the Nature Conservancy.
Reviewed By Robert Jaquay | May. 15, 2013

Socially Responsible Business

Go Local, Go Global

Ekos cosmetics tap Brazil’s rich biodiversity for profits and social good.
By Jennifer Roberts | Feb. 15, 2012

Economic Development

Himalayan Hazelnuts

MHV, a for-profit social enterprise, aims to make Bhutan a large-scale producer of hazelnuts.
By Suzie Boss | Feb. 15, 2012
Marc Henrich is founder and executive director of the nonprofit Ecodana.


From the Field: Indigenous Environmentalists Strive to Reforest Indonesia

In Indonesia, the issue of customary land rights is in debate.

By Marc Henrich | Aug. 15, 2011

Global Issues

Improving Sales Offers for Improved Stoves

A unique sales strategy puts more environmentally friendly cookstoves into the hands of more cooks.

By David I. Levine | Jun. 15, 2011

Technology & Design

Buzz Control

Social media is a powerful marketing tool. But how do you control your message once it goes viral and is in the hands of the public?
By Jessica Ruvinsky | 1 | Nov. 9, 2010