News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Paolo Richter, founder of social enterprise Gump & Drahtesel, rolls out second-hand bicycles from Switzerland to various African countries.
To establish a more innovative approach, social...more
According to a new research recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, protected natural parks in Costa Rica reduced poverty in neighboring communities by promoting...more
The Emerson Engagement Lab is committed to boosting the participation of a city's residents through a lineup of original games designed for civic engagement.
It's latest game, Community PlanIt,...more
The White House has announced its plans to roll out $4 billion in federal loan guarantees targeted at encouraging and promoting sustainable projects.
These projects would help incorporate power...more
Southern Hills Economic Development Corporation has recently announced that they will be hosting a meeting focusing on uranium mining.
The meeting will be the 7th day of February and will be...more
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Treasury announces a $150 million in state funds to be given to clean energy manufacturers.
The funds are part of the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax...more
Backed by the Nature Conservancy and started with data from eBird, the BirdReturns program pays rice farmers in the flight path of migratory shore birds to keep their fields flooded with irrigation...more
Beijing social enterprise, Smart Air, is delivering clean air to its city residents by teaching them how to build their own air purifiers.
In an effort to clear out air pollution in China's...more
At a press briefing organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Lance Waller, PhD, chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health...more
The Solutions Project demonstrates all the positive possibilities of a country running solely on renewable energy in a new interactive map.
The Solutions Project is comprised of researchers and...more