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The Article:Why Every Entrepreneur Should Want To Save The World
The Scoop:Social enterprise is not just a passing trend—it’s reshaping the business world and changing the way we approach innovation. For aspiring entrepreneurs, it has become a necessary template to success.
The Article:The 4-Step Formula For Giving Good Feedback
The Publisher: Time
The Scoop:Clear and constructive feedback can be imperative to a business’s growth. Here are four foolproof steps to help give input that makes an impact.
The Article:Outdoor Apparel Brand United By Blue Takes Charge In Ocean Effort Cleanup
The Publisher:The Guardian
The Scoop:Many companies have adopted the popular one-for-one model to give back. One apparel startup is shifting the model to use its own manpower to make a major—and immediate—impact.
The Article:A Solar-Powered Soccer Pitch In Lagos Also Uses Players’ Footfalls To Keep Lights On
The Scoop:What happens when energy corporation Shell, international music star Akon and a UK-based startup come together to address Africa’s lack of reliability electricity? They find a way to turn the world’s most popular game into a source of renewable energy.
The Article:How A Textile Company Became A Development Powerhouse
The Publisher:Devex Impact
The Scoop:Using a company’s pre-existing strengths to develop sustainable and humanitarian practices is not just good for people, it’s good for business. Just ask Danish textile company-turned-global development leader Vestergaard.