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12/15/2011
Social entrepreneurs, those organizations and individuals who work to improve major social issues, don't have the networks and financial systems of traditional entrepreneurs, Sally Osberg, president of the Skoll Foundation told a Stanford MBA audience. Like Ginger Rogers dancing in a 1940's musical, they face the same issues as traditional entrepreneurs, but must do it backwards in high heels.
10/19/2011
If you didn't know what Fair Trade was five years ago, you certainly do now. As the label becomes ubiquitous, CEO Paul Rice is taking the standard into new industries and to new heights. If you've swigged Honest Tea, eaten a spoonful of Ben and Jerry's, or sipped on a Starbucks drink, chances are that you've consumed a Fair Trade product.
08/30/2011
January 12th, 2010 marks the day that a 7.0 magnitude quake killed or injured thousands of Haitian people and left nearly two million people homeless. It was the day the earth shook, the day that changed everything in the small, colorful Caribbean nation of Haiti.  Amidst chaos and devastation, the people have held strong, and are working to rebuild their lives a little bit each day.
08/29/2011
Fair trade isn’t just coffee or handmade gifts anymore. There’s a slew of beauty products to make your inventory unique. Up until the last few years, the term “fair trade” brought to mind men harvesting coffeein sun-drenched plantations or women handbeading jewelry or clothing. But mention fair trade now and you’ll likely be introduced to beauty products that fuel a cause and produce results.
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