Social Entrepreneurs

WakaWaka Solar Lamp Social Enterprise Brings the Most Efficient Solar Light on the Planet

WakaWaka Solar Lamp

The problems of conventional kerosene lamps used in poor communities all over the world are many: indoor air pollution, environmental sustainability, fire hazards, low educational outcomes, and high fuel prices. Swapping these inefficient, pollution-ridden lamps out for renewably-powered solar lighting has never been easier or more effective thanks to the social entrepreneurs behind the WakaWaka…


Social Entrepreneurs Create 2 Amazingly Simple Water Carriers

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Two social entrepreneurs have recently introduced simple, yet astoundingly effective systems that can be used by women living in developing countries to collect and carry clean water. Many women and children living in water-stressed African regions are forced to travel an average of 3.5 miles (5.6 km) daily with up to 15 liters (5.3 gallons)…


Recycled Bomb Accessories for a Social Enterprise Twist on Eco-Jewelry

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There are numerous ways to create eco-friendly jewelry, but we bet you’ve never heard of bomb-based jewelry! That’s right, these two social enterprises have taken something incredibly violent and destructive and turned it into a source for good by transforming former symbols of war and conflict into accessories meant for peace and sustainability. Not only…


Biztopia – a Must-Have Resource for Passionate Social Entrepreneurs

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  Biztopia is the newest tool lauched by GOOD.is to help people in the business of social entrepreneurship. This new, interactive microsite aims to help social entrepreneurs by providing information and perspectives on the world of social enterprise. Building on the success of the GOOD Business Social Enterprise hub, Biztopia is hoping to be part…


Crowdsourcing and Idea Co-Creation for Social Entrepreneurs via HCD Connect Online

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IDEO has developed yet another powerful solution to help social entrepreneurs crowdsource more effective, innovative solutions for solving social problems around the globe. We’ve already covered how IDEO’s Human-Centered Design (HCD) Toolkit empowers social entrepreneurs to collaborate and create better solutions. Now social entrepreneurs can get even more inspiration and wisdom from their peers through…


Social Entrepreneurs Create Clean Birth Kits, Stunning Embroidery to Alleviate Female Poverty

AYZH social enterprise - clean birth kit

Some of the most innovative, high-impact social enterprises can be found in the finalist lists of competitions.  Check out these two award-winning, women-founded social entrepreneurships that are creating a better world for girls and women in India and Pakistan by providing education, employment, and health products.   BLISS Social Enterprise Empowering Adolescent Girls through Sustainable…


3 Inspiring Women Social Entrepreneurs Creating Transformational Tech

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It’s not often that you see women entrepreneurs working in the male-dominated tech space, but you’re about to meet three females who are bucking the norm and contributing to a greener economy in the process. These female social entrepreneurs are breaking the mold and takin’ names. Kickboard Software Helps Teachers Teach More Effectively Too often,…


Video Makers, Restaurants Give to Social Enterprises When You Buy

Social entrepreneurs benefit with affiliate donations

Some ingenious and generous businesses have found creative ways to contribute to the work of social entrepreneurs and nonprofits when you choose to support their businesses. This one-for-you one-for-them approach to corporate social responsibility not only makes your purchases more fun, it makes them more community beneficial, too. Halfsies Restaurants to Donate to Nonprofits, Social…


Social Enterprises Provide Employment through Crowdfunding

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If traditional jobs are few and far between, why not find a way to employ people in unconventional ways? That’s what these social enterprises are doing – using creative solutions to provide direct funding for worthy projects. Whether they’re art groups, community organizations, or local charities, the point of these social enterprises is to put…


Want to Be Featured in the Ethical EcoBiz Toolkit?

The Ethical EcoBiz Toolkit

Calling All Eco Entrepreneurs, Social Entrepreneurs, Sustainability Consultants, Green Businesses Owners Do you want to help me co-create the Ethical EcoBiz Toolkit? Not only will you get a chance to be featured in my upcoming book, you’ll get a chance to be featured in the Entrepreneurs for a Change podcast, which is awesome publicity. More…


Entrepreneur Funding Options for Startup Enterprises

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As our economy seems primed for recovery over the next two years, the best time for completing a heavy planning exercise for your “green business idea” is now. Timing is everything in business, and the present “lull” affords many aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to prepare in advance for the “impulse” wave that is sure to…


Q&A Friday: How Do I Find A Business Partner / Soul Mate?

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Green Marketing TV reader Andreas asked, “I’m looking for partners. How can I find partners from Europe?” To me, this question is very much like, “How do I find a husband / wife?” Being a solopreneur is tough – too much work, not enough time. Somewhere out there, you know there is someone with complementary…


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