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It’s time for social enterprise railways and here’s why

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2 mentions24 hours ago
Imagine if the train company you used put people and positive social/environmental impact at the core of the business... Britain’s railways are very much at the heart of our country.

World Environment Day

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2 mentions24 minutes ago
5th June 2017 This may not be the most dinner-table friendly analogy but I will share it anyway: over the last few years, I have come to think of the ...

The Independent's Happy List 2017

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2 mentions2 hours ago
The Independent’s ninth Happy List is a collection of 50 inspirational heroes and heroines whose kindness, courage and selflessness make our country a better place to live. The Happy List ...

Agriculture: Protecting the Monarch Butterfly

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2 mentions7 hours ago
I grew up working on my grandparent’s dairy farm in Ohio.My father grew up on that farm and tells stories of his father paying him to pull milkweed out of ...

Schneider Electric Partners with Habitat for Humanity for 17th Year

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2 mentions11 hours ago
ATLANTA and ANDOVER, Mass. June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Schneider Electric announced a partnership renewal with Habitat for Humanity that will help more than 20 families secure an affordable ...

Amazon's Is Trying to Control the Underlying Infrastructure of Our Economy

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2 mentions2 hours ago
Stacy Mitchell is co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and co-author of its recent report, Amazon's Stranglehold. We often talk about Amazon as though it were a retailer. It's ...

Is Socially Responsible Capitalism Losing?

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9 mentions1 day ago
In December, 2015, a new startup called Juno entered the ride-hailing market in New York City with a simple proposition: it was going to treat its drivers better than its ...

A third of the world’s people already face deadly heat waves. It could be nearly three-quarters by 2100.

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2 mentions13 hours ago
Nearly one-third of the global population suffers deadly levels of heat for at least 20 days during the year, new research suggests. And by the end of the century, thanks ...

Robin Murray obituary

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2 mentions2 hours ago
Robin Murray, who has died aged 76, advocated and implemented new forms of social and economic organisation by applying humanist principles to practical experience. In Britain and internationally he sought ...

Creating Breakout Innovation (SSIR)

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3 mentions12 hours ago
Over the last decade there has been an explosion of interest in collaboration, open innovation, and crowd engagement. Many companies are moving away from a model in which products and ...

Beyond Forecasting: Creating New Strategic Narratives

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2 mentions10 hours ago
Hello Visitor. You get to see one FREE ARTICLE. To enjoy more articles like this one sign in, or create an account. In turbulent markets, it can be hard for ...

President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List

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5 mentions3 hours ago
Opinion Many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them. So we ...

Implementing Carbon Pricing at AkzoNobel

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2 mentions1 day ago
At the Paris Climate Conference in 2015 (COP 21), most countries agreed to reach net zero greenhouse emissions by the second half of this century. It is an ambitious, but ...

Heading towards Italy: Fatem and Khalil's Syrian tale

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2 mentions1 day ago
Most Syrian refugees who have made it to Europe have got there illegally and by making perilous journeys. War in their homeland and Fortress Europe left them with no other ...

Why Inclusion and Diversity is Good for Business

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2 mentions1 day ago
At no time in history has more attention been paid to the lack of diversity in the technology industry. An increasing demand for transparency from customers, stakeholders, and employees alike,

Africa is now the world’s testing ground for commercial drones

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2 mentions9 hours ago
Muhanga, Rwanda The world’s first commercial drone delivery service operates from a hill almost smack dab in the middle of Rwanda. A barbed wire fence surrounds a field, a white ...

Caterpillar Inc.: Building Better

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2 mentions2 days ago
For over 90 years, @CaterpillarInc’s business has been about better lives, communities and, ultimately, world http://bit.ly/2sLQPJK For more than 90 years, Caterpillar’s business has been about building better — better ...

Move by UK supermarkets threatens to bring Fairtrade crashing down

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2 mentions21 hours ago
When four Sainsbury’s executives met farmers from some of Africa’s biggest tea-growing co-operatives in a hotel in Nairobi last month it should have been a mutual celebration of Fairtrade, the ...

Power Causes Brain Damage

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5 mentions13 hours ago
If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe ...

How Facebook Messenger chatbots are driving social change around the world

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3 mentions20 hours ago
You could say Facebook Messenger was once the social network's most loathed feature. In 2014, the company forced users to download a separate app if they wanted to send and ...

Here’s how tech startups are ruining cities—and what they can do to fix them

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2 mentions20 hours ago
leo espinosa by Richard Florida June 20, 2017 In the 1980s, I was part of a team doing research into the geography of the high-tech industry. We couldn’t find a ...

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

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2 mentions19 hours ago
And he is determined to track down whoever did it. “I don’t pursue every attacker, just the ones that piss me off,” Mr. Ben-Oni told me recently over lentils in ...

Seth's Blog: Better than it needs to be

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3 mentions8 hours ago
Facebook: Seth's Facebook Twitter: @thisissethsblog The Dip Blog Books by Seth Godin Seth's Main Blog Seth's Squidoo Lens All Marketers Are Liars Blog SethGodin.com: Official Site Subscribe to Seth's Blog ...

Make A Bird Fat Feeder Using An Empty Seedball Tin

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2 mentions2 days ago
SEEDBALL is run by Project MAYA, a non-profit eco-social enterprise working to build a global network of reserves. Based on the principals of permaculture, these reserves will represent nature in ...

Amazon’s idea for a massive drone dock looks like a cross between a beehive and a spaceship

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2 mentions16 hours ago
Amazon has applied for a patent for tailoring its fulfillment centers for a future where drones are delivering items to people’s doorsteps in urban areas. The e-commerce giant imagines beehive-like ...

Medium

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2 mentions2 days ago
Read about anything. Write about everything. It’s better when you’re a part of it. Pen and paper. Then the typewriter. Now Medium. Tell your story. More about Medium

Wireless Innovation Project Promotes Technology for Good

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2 mentions2 days ago
PathVis is a clever smartphone-based detection platform built to directly detect and help track infectious diseases afflicting over 250 million people world-wide. It has breakthrough technology that’s able to get ...

How A Major Food Processor Eliminated Organic Waste

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3 mentions1 day ago
Every week, a million pounds of produce is plucked from farms all over the country and delivered to Baldor’s 172,000-square-foot facility in the Bronx, where it is washed, chopped, and ...

‘Trump Is What Happens When a Political Party Abandons Ideas’

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2 mentions18 hours ago
Almost two years ago, I wrote an article for Politico endorsing Donald Trump for president. It was a tongue-in-cheek effort—I “supported” Trump only because I thought he would lose to ...

Seth's Blog: You are more powerful than you think

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3 mentions1 day ago
Facebook: Seth's Facebook Twitter: @thisissethsblog The Dip Blog Books by Seth Godin Seth's Main Blog Seth's Squidoo Lens All Marketers Are Liars Blog SethGodin.com: Official Site Subscribe to Seth's Blog ...

Trump Inspires Scientist to Run for Congress to Fight Climate Change

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2 mentions57 minutes ago
Volcanologist Jess Phoenix would agree with President Donald Trump on one thing: There's something wrong with Washington, D.C. "We need science in our everyday lives," she said, speaking in April ...

Forbes Welcome

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3 mentions17 hours ago
The seeds of resilience are planted in the way we process the negative events in our lives.

The Pitfalls of Praise (SSIR)

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2 mentions1 day ago
Most nonprofit and social impact leaders share a belief in the positive potential of human beings. We seek to alleviate suffering and lift up the good in people. We advocate,

Insurance companies are struggling to make sense of cybersecurity risk

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2 mentions21 hours ago
Jack Sachs by Mike Orcutt April 6, 2017 In 1992, Hurricane Andrew devastated Florida’s southern coast, killing dozens of people and causing more than $25 billion in damage. The storm ...

Black Women VCs Are Challenging The Culture Of The Investment Industry

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2 mentions2 days ago
As the discussion of deplorable diversity numbers across the tech world continues, it’s also important to remember that venture capital dollars, following suit, make their way into the hands of ...

Magnetic nanoknots evoke Lord Kelvin's vortex theory of atoms

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2 mentions14 hours ago
(Phys.org)—In the late 1800s when scientists were still trying to figure out what exactly atoms are, one of the leading theories, proposed by Lord Kelvin, was that atoms are knots ...

Quanta Magazine - Illuminating Science

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6 mentions1 day ago
cognitive scienceSpiders appear to offload cognitive tasks to their webs, making them one of a number of species with a mind that isn’t fully confined within the head. Millions of ...

Trump’s election integrity commission needs to redress voter suppression, not fraud

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2 mentions1 day ago
Last month, President Trump signed an executive order to establish the Election Integrity Commission, a bipartisan effort to review the policies and practices that support or undermine confidence in U.S.

Housing crisis threatens a million families with eviction by 2020

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2 mentions22 hours ago
More than a million households living in private rented accommodation are at risk of becoming homeless by 2020 because of rising rents, benefit freezes and a lack of social housing,

Meet The Female Social Entrepreneur Employing 8,000 Women In 16 Countries......And Counting

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2 mentions19 hours ago
Meet Joy McBrien, an inspiring female social entrepreneur, and founder of Fair Anita. Fair Anita is a Public Benefit Corporation committed to creating economic opportunities for marginalized women all over ...

Why Grenfell Tower Burned: Regulators Put Cost Before Safety

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2 mentions22 hours ago
The building they entered was built in 1974 in an architectural style known as Brutalism, and the original concrete structure, built without cladding, was designed to contain a fire in ...

The Arctic could be ice free by 2040

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2 mentions21 hours ago
We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Commentary and analysis ...

Forbes Welcome

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2 mentions2 days ago
Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.

Conflict and persecution displace more people than at any time in 70 years

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2 mentions2 days ago
The number of people forced to flee is at the highest level ever recorded. At the end of 2016, some 65.6 million were people forcibly displaced. That’s 300,000 more than ...

How to measure the ROI from your content marketing

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2 mentions12 hours ago
Shares 1KAre you using content marketing to help promote your business? Just like with any other digital or offline marketing effort, you need to measure the results from your content ...

Amid Brick-and-Mortar Travails, a Tipping Point for Amazon in Apparel

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2 mentions2 days ago
“I do think this year is the year apparel e-commerce takes off,” said Cooper Smith, an analyst at L2. Apparel has been something of an e-commerce laggard. In years gone ...

Interactive Content Basics Every Content Marketer Needs

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2 mentions16 hours ago
quality content that merely yields lackluster marketing results? Like many marketers you’re probably wondering whether you picked the wrong content creator or amplified and promoted the content enough. That may ...

A growing number of people think their job is useless. Time to rethink the meaning of work

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3 mentions12 hours ago
A great deal has been written in recent years about the perils of automation. With predicted mass unemployment, declining wages, and increasing inequality, clearly we should all be afraid. By ...

4 Tools For Kids To Help Develop Compassion and Social Change

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2 mentions13 hours ago
It’s important to understand the distinction between “empathy” and “compassion.” Empathy allows us to sense other people’s emotions, like grief or joy, and imagine what someone else might be thinking.

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

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3 mentions15 hours ago
Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a ...
 

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