Impact Investing by Larger Organizations: Current Trends

The Social Capital Markets conference in San Francisco featured a number of great panels on impact investing. One in particular that caught my eye was called “Unearthing impact investment: how major institutions are deploying capital for good.” The panel was advertised to cover topics we “don’t normally think of as impact investors” and how they “are leveraging their assets and capital – all with the purpose of covering their bottom line while doing good.” “Impact investing has gotten so broad…

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Fabric that Generates Electricity from Sunshine and Motion

Fabric that generates electricity. Sounds like something from The Jetsons, right? Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have brought us a step closer to the future. They’re developing a fabric that can harvest energy from both sunshine and motion.

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repurposing plastic

Repurposing Plastic: An Artistic Eco-Business

Repurposing plastic involves less manufacturing and more creativity than plastic recycling. In this third in a series, we describe repurposing plastic and its artistic potential.

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