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Nonprofits Should Lead the Sharing Economy

Erin Morgan Gore, adjunct professor at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and advisor to the sharing economy startup Weleet.co, writes how the sharing economy is creating new...more

Dynamics of Angel Investing in Tech-for-Good

Matias Wibowo, Investment Manager at ClearlySo and clean-tech and energy expert, shares some of his insights working with angel investors from motivations to investment strategy and what he indicates...more

Highlights from the 2019 GIIN Investor Forum - Day 1

The 2019 Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) Investor Forum was held in Amsterdam and features its Day One highlights where GIIN Co-Founder and CEO Amit Bouri started the day with a focus on...more

Highlights from the 2019 GIIN Investor Forum - Day 2

The 2019 Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) Investor Forum highlights its Day 2 event, which includes participants, speakers, and sponsors that brought their expertise to the Forum. The Day 2...more

The Struggle for the Land in America's Black Belt

In an NPR (Nonprofit Quarterly) essay based on a talk delivered to the 2018 fellowship class of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) at Penn Center in St. Helena Island, South...more

Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

An article being co-published by NPQ and Shelterforce addresses the support for civil rights, community land ownership through land trusts and public land banks as well as the shift in leadership to...more

Cultivating Innovation to Combat Climate Change

The Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corp. launched a $20 million climate change investment initiative to fund startups in Atlantic City, Baltimore, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and...more

The Best Impact Investing Apps

Marguerita Cheng, Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth and a CFP professional, writes about a number of mobile apps and investing platforms that are becoming must-haves these...more

Innovative Business Models Will Help Propel the Green Revolution
Foundation: Solar Impulse Foundation

In a World Economic Forum report, Alzbeta Klein, Director and Global Head, Climate Business, International Finance Corporation (IFC), shares how businesses are using efficiency and innovation to...more

The Opportunity of the Innovation Age

According to Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart, the world is living in a new era shaped by two human-made forces: artificial intelligence and global warming. Vander Ark explains that this new...more




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New Solar Energy Harvesting System Creates Buzz

It’s not just the aesthetic shape that’s creating hype; it’s also the reason why it’s designed to capture both sunlight and moonlight. Designed by Rawlemon German architect, André Broessel, this new solar energy harvesting system is 35 percent more efficient than conventional dual-axis photovoltaic designs.




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