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Akshay Verma traded an investment banking career in London to revolutionize fish farming in Bihar, India.
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The average smartphone weighs about five ounces; a tablet, less than two pounds. Yet in 2014, the world threw away 41.8 million metric tons of electronics. That figure includes more[…]
In her new book, "Unprocessed: My City Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food," journalist Megan Kimble shares what she learned from cutting out processed foods.
Pediatric cardiac care is not readily available in many developing countries. Save a Child’s Heart is trying to fulfill this need.
It’s commonly believed that investors interested in having a social impact might need to sacrifice financial returns. But that is simply not true, according to Liesel Pritzker Simmons, co-founder of[…]
The removal of two federal regulatory barriers last October is expected to further accelerate growth in impact investing. But some obstacles persist, including a need for basic awareness of the[…]
Jane Black and Brent Cunningham are writing a book about what would spark healthy eating in this country -- taking lessons from Huntington, W.Va., which got a diet intervention from[…]
For-profit, non-profit, impact investing: Which works best? Three social entrepreneurs in Africa share their very different approaches.
Doing good isn't just the domain of philanthropists, says Turner Impact Capital CEO Bobby Turner. Through impact investing, he notes, it is possible to turn a profit, satisfy stakeholders and[…]
Margot Kane of the Calvert Foundation talks about the evolution of impact investing and how the nonprofit is getting capital to the high-impact projects that need it the most.
Despite being bought out by Unilever in 2000, Ben & Jerry's has managed to keep intact the commitment to social justice that was baked into the firm by its founders.