• 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 […]

  • Economics
  • Defining Corporate Purpose is the Only Way Forward

    By Paige Morrow The future of sustainable development is being shaped by events such as the U.N. Forum on Business and Human Rights held earlier this month in Geneva, the Climate Change Conference in December, and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals in September. Considering that many corporations have greater turnover than the GDP of […]