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Firms with Benefits

Firms with Benefits

A new type of corporation, called a “Benefit Corporation” is beginning to gain serious momentum, and it’s about time. Six states have now passed laws legalizing these “B Corps” and many more are currently reviewing legislation. Benefit Corporations at their heart are essentially like any other company, except that they designate in their corporate charter […]

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20 Jun Posted by in Social Entrepreneurship | Comments

Sustainable Entrepreneurship – Bringing Clean Water and Health Care to Local Villages on the Cheap

Sustainable Entrepreneurship – Bringing Clean Water and Health Care to Local Villages on the Cheap

Fast Company recently covered a great social entrepreneurship venture in India. Below are a few highlights from the article: Agrawal’s first major project … is being tested in six rural Indian villages. The initiative installs rainwater collection systems on villagers’ rooftops along with a pipe system that pumps water to larger reservoirs. Sustainable Solutions provides […]

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