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Ethnic Diversity in Solar Energy is Positive for Everyone

Erica Mackie and Ahmad Chatila on why diversity is so important for the health of the solar industry

When Terrell Smith walks through his neighborhood in East Baltimore, he sees boarded-up windows, empty lots and trash-strewn alleys.

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Collaborative Economics

From Blogging to empowering girls, this Ugandan woman is changing her world

When she is not blogging, her mind is preoccupied with creating community transformation, enabling girls to understand menstrual hygiene and being able to offer people other options of life other than the exam passing skills imparted by schools is what she is doing in  Ruhanga,  South Western Uganda. 1,826 more words


Fighting Crime along Our Shores

It is really criminal- they way so many people just mindlessly throw their trash into our rivers and oceans. There is now so much trash in our oceans that when we eat fish we’re most likely ingesting plastic as well.   318 more words


Cupcakes & Community: Why the World Needs Social Enterprises

If you’ve ever taken a sociology paper or know anything at all about consumerism, you will know that its effects are pretty awful. The consumerist mentality has us producing more, buying more, and throwing away more. 1,941 more words


Seminar: Austerity and the role of the state

Despite the challenges of the tube strike, we had a fantastic meeting on 8th July and a lively and thought-provoking discussion.


Sally began the seminar, explaining that the current plans for public sending will involve substantial cuts – far beyond those already seen – taking Government spending to the lowest level as a proportion of national income since before the war. 419 more words

Universal Services

Business tips from Filipino social entrepreneurs: Believe, persevere

(This article is also posted on Rappler.)

MANILA, Philippines – “Find a problem worth solving.”

This is what the Communications Officer of the BPI Foundation, Ebony Lautner, said to a crowd of would-be social entrepreneurs in a gathering dedicated to Filipino pride. 1,134 more words

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How do you account for the Social Impact of your charity or social enterprise?

16th July saw a celebration hosted at Bristol University to celebrate ten years of Community Interest Companies.  Well attended event and highlighted how the South West leads some of the thinking in community enterprise and great to hear that people from as far afield as Canada and Japan to the South West to learn about the difference social enterprise is making. 504 more words