• Investment and Markets
  • What is the Future of SOCAP?

    By Amber Bieg Investors who want to learn more about investing capital toward social good don’t have to wait until the annual SOCAP (Social Capital Markets conference) reconvenes. SOCAP is a world-renowned conference that intends to bring together thought leaders and established players to talk about social impact investing. SOCAP brings together global innovators, investors, foundations, […]

  • Investment and Markets
  • Indonesia Sets New Climate Goals, But Are They Attainable?

    For Indonesia, the world’s top producer of palm oil, greenhouse gas emissions is a big problem. Thirty-seven percent of the country’s emissions come from deforestation — a process that has in the past supported the country’s industrial expansion, but also draws stark criticism from environmentalists. Another 27 percent of the country’s GHGs is generated from peat fires, […]

  • Technology
  • How Does a Twitter Chat Work?

    So, you heard about one of our Twitter chats and RSVP’d? Excellent! Now, how in the world do these Twitter chats work? Follow this step-by-step guide, whether you’re completely new to Twitter or have some basic experience. First things first: 1) Sign up for a Twitter account.  Well that was obvious, no? If you are truly new […]

  • Investment and Markets
  • The Fruits of Reverse Innovation

    Plans are underway to develop Africa’s first sustainable island, the island of Prncipe, part of the archipelago chain of Sao Tome, off the coast of West Africa. By Averill Brewer Solving our world’s waste problem (the 2.6 trillion tons of garbage going into landfills worldwide) will continue to require the ingenuity of scientists, engineers and […]

  • Society
  • Broccoli City Turns Hip-Hop Lovers into Tree-Huggers

    Broccoli City is on a mission to turn hip-hop lovers into tree-huggers. The wildly successful social enterprise is leveraging its community of over 20,000 urban millennials around the world to promote healthy eating, environmental sustainability and civic engagement. Its annual festival, which takes place on April 30 of this year, features live performances by Future and […]

  • Technology
  • The URL Of Every Corporation In The World? This Site’s On It

    Benefit corporations are like the goody-two-shoes in a school where everyone else misbehaves. While they voluntarily disclose all kinds of information about their operations, other corporations hide as much as they can. The worst corporate offenders enable cross-border money laundering and tax evasion. But many legitimate privately-owned businesses would also prefer not to publish information […]