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Mitigating Environmental Impact of Apparel: REI

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 11:01 AM

"Seventy-five to 90 percent of a product's environmental impact is determined the product development stage," says Kevin Myette, director of product and supply chain sustainability at outdoor gear and clothing retailer REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.).

Given that fact, it's extremely important for product designers to have access to...

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Benetton, ORBIT Education, Bell Helicopter at Innovation In Life Conference

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2011 | 5:51 PM

Benetton, ORBIT Education, Bell Helicopter and Bausch & Lomb are among companies across a diversity of industries who will be speaking at the Dassault Systemes conference next week, November 8-10, 2011 in Las Vegas. The theme of the conference is "Innovation in Life" and companies will be sharing...

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Angela Blanchard On Why "You Can't Build on Broken"

(5) Comments | Posted October 26, 2011 | 5:50 PM

As a child growing up in poverty, Angela Blanchard remembers being written off. "They thought we weren't going to make it, and we hadn't even started yet."

The "they" are often well-meaning sociologists. The problem lies in how they're trained to study poor neighborhoods. "We study what's wrong...

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Amy Cosper on Transforming Entrepreneur Magazine

(5) Comments | Posted October 3, 2011 | 1:19 PM

"Entrepreneurism isn't just about owning a business - it's the spirit you bring," says Amy Cosper, vice president of Entrepreneur Media Inc., and editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine.

Cosper embodies that philosophy. She didn't launch Entrepreneur magazine, but she revitalized it to be relevant and true to...

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Adeo Ressi's Advice to Entrepreneurs at Founder Institute Lunch

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2010 | 4:36 PM

Adeo Ressi is an eight-time entrepreneur and founder of The Funded, the largest community of startups in the world. Over 14,000 CEOs talk anonymously to share experiences and to rate venture capitalists.

Ressi spoke to a group of new, future and experienced entrepreneurs at the...

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Conference On World Affairs 2010: Start-Up America Innovating To Compete

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2010 | 1:21 PM

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Conference on World Affairs: Start-up America

"I'm not an entrepreneur -- I'm an instigator of entrepreneurs," Esther Dyson said at the 62nd Annual Conference on World Affairs in Boulder, CO. Dyson spoke on the Start-up America: Innovating to Compete...

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