• Economics
  • Tim O’Reilly and the WTF Economy: A Conversation About Tech and the Future of Business

    Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, talked with 3p correspondent Julie Noblitt at SOCAP 2015. A central theme of SOCAP15 in San Francisco this year (Oct. 6-9) was the idea that, in this time of economic, social and technological transformation, we have both the opportunity and the responsibility to create a new social and […]

  • Economics
  • 5 Reasons to Be Excited About Solar

    By Jessica Reynolds Solar power offers a range of significant advantages and benefits. What’s more, the list of disadvantages is growing shorter all the time. Whether you are an individual or a business, and regardless of where you live or are based, solar power and energy is an excellent reason to get excited. Here’s why: 1. Protect […]

  • Economics
  • Twelve Companies Commit to Providing “Good Work” for Freelancers

    “Change is inevitable but progress is optional. Leadership makes the difference.” – Andrew Stern Palak Shah, Social Innovations Director, NDWA While experts still disagree about exact figures, it is likely that by 2020 between 40 percent and 50 percent of the U.S. workforce will be engaged in freelance and so-called “gig economy” jobs like driving […]

  • Climate and Environment
  • Greenpeace Does What Government Hasn’t: Releases Map of Indonesia Forest Concessions

    One of the biggest challenges when trying to determine who was responsible for last year’s devastating fires in Indonesia was the lack of reliable information on concessions – namely, who, or what entity, was responsible for the land that burned. Greenpeace has done its best to fill this gap with a just-released land use map […]