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Canada is the Latest Epicenter of Social Entrepreneurship
Canada is the Latest Epicenter of Social Entrepreneurship
Antonio Zappulla, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, writes that Canada is the latest hot spot for socially-minded entrepreneurs. Zappulla shares a Thomson Reuters Foundation's global survey...more

The Five Best Policies to Promote Innovation - And One Policy to Avoid
The Five Best Policies to Promote Innovation - And One Policy to Avoid
Nicholas A. Bloom, an economics professor at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences, came up with an evidence-based toolkit for governments looking to create innovation. The new toolkit, which...more

Augmented Reality and the Future of Cities
Foundation: Knight Foundation
Augmented Reality and the Future of Cities
Niantic Inc. shared the outcomes of the first ever symposium, "Augmenting Cities: A Playful Path to Community," hosted in partnership with the Knight Foundation to leverage the latest Augmented...more

Civil Society Collaboration in Measuring Impact Investments
Civil Society Collaboration in Measuring Impact Investments
In a collaborative research initiative of the MoALD (Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development), titled "Civil Society collaboration in measuring impact of adaptation investments: the case of...more

3 African Entrepreneurs Winner of Schwab Foundation Awards
3 African Entrepreneurs Winner of Schwab Foundation Awards
The 2019 Social Entrepreneurship Awards run by the Schwab Foundation has recognized three African entrepreneurs. The social entrepreneurs from Africa are Kennedy Njoroge, co-founder of Kenyan...more

What 1200 Of The World's Leading Impact Investors Are Focused On
What 1200 Of The World
Francois Botha, founder of Simple, an international strategy consultancy based in Denmark, writes what 1200 of the world's leading impact investors are focusing on: non-financial risks and objectives...more

Global Communities 'One Good Idea' Award Winner Selected
Global Communities
This year's Global Communities' One Good Idea Award winner is the Entrepreneurship Development activity in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's Entrepreneurship Development activity focuses on engaging youth...more

Summit Extols Lighting a Fire to Transform Learning
Summit Extols Lighting a Fire to Transform Learning
The fifth annual Education Innovation Summit, with theme of "Together We are Lighting a Fire to Transform Learning," has recently kicked off at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The Summit is a...more

Body Shop Joins B Corp Brigade
Body Shop Joins B Corp Brigade
The Body Shop was recently awarded an ethical business certification as it joined a growing global group that aims to prove to the public that business can be a force for good. The Body Shop is on...more

Large Majority Of Nonprofit Revenue From Government, Fee For Service
Large Majority Of Nonprofit Revenue From Government, Fee For Service
A new report recently released by the National Council of Nonprofits examined data about the nonprofit sector as it provides latest insight regarding nonprofits in the United States. The new...more