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Impact Economy

Don't Buy This Jacket (Part 2)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 09.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

In the copy, Patagonia basically cops a plea and admits that even with its sustainable practices in place, the carbon footprint of the garment depicted in the ad is much higher than anyone would think.

BRIC Was It, Now EMIC Is the Thing

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Jennifer Schwab

So you've probably heard of the BRIC countries as discussion of the economic growth potential of Brazil, Russia, India and China has been all the rage, especially during the recession. But those countries are no longer the cutting edge of investment.

Businesses With Impact: The Social Venture Network

Jesse Seaver | Posted 09.13.2012 | Impact
Jesse Seaver

Let's look at companies that are contributing to what is often referred to as the "Impact Economy."

Who Are The Real "Job Creators"? They Are Not Who You Think

R. Paul Herman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Business
R. Paul Herman

f businesses focus on creating positive-impact products, solutions and ventures to solve pressing human needs, they have a greater chance of growing their revenue, attracting the best employees -- and stimulating job growth at the accelerated rate of the impact sector.