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HP at the Global Citizen Festival

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HP is the year-round technology partner for The Global Poverty Project and Global Citizen Festival, helping mobilize global action to end extreme poverty.

More information about HP's partnership with the Global Poverty Project.

 

Guest Post: In Search of Capitalism 2.0: Time for a Clean Slate?

Guest blog by Michael Townsend, Founder and CEO of Earthshine Solutions, and author of The Robust Guide to Sustainable Business (forthcoming)
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Since the collapse of communism, more than twenty years ago, capitalism has been, more or less, the only show in town. As a system for running our economies, it is widely acclaimed for having delivered an era of unprecedented growth and prosperity.

Revolutionizing Bitcoin Philanthropy over the Holidays

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Los Angeles, CA (Dec 4, 2013) - Bitcoin philanthropy picks up this holiday season as non-profits, foundations, and social enterprises embrace the digital currency.

There has been a great deal of speculation around the bitcoin market. Over the past month the currency quadrupled in value and passed the $1000 mark for the first time.

VIDEO: Joint Impact - SAP Social Sabbatical Initiative

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The SAP Social Sabbatical is a one month assignment for top employees who work in international, cross functional teams to empower organizations in the education and entrepreneurship sector in emerging markets. Ekua Odoi from Germany came to Shanghai to work together with international colleagues for social fashion label 'NuoMi'.

Watch the video here >>

Bringing the Energy to India

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AECOM's Connected Cities blog charts the journey of three young AECOM engineers participating in Pollinate Energy's Young Professionals Program in Bangalore, India. 

“Stepping out of the airport, the humidity hits. We’re here!” begins Rosanna Sanderson, an environmental engineer based in AECOM's Brisbane, Australia, office, as she discusses the group's first day on site.

A Woman's Work: Powering Up in the MENA Region

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GE sponsors the Women Powering Work program to bring about innovations for economic equality in the MENA region.

A Crucial Litmus Test for Every Entrepreneur, Forever

CBS EcoMedia Founder and President Paul Polizzotto Shares Sage Advice with Forbes
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We all know ideas are a dime a dozen. So how do you know if your idea is worth pursuing?

My b-school friends say that a good vetting question is, "Does your idea solve a pain?" I completely agree but, as an entrepreneur who wants to change the world, I need much more than Advil.

Meet Paul Polizzotto, Innovator and Social Entrepreneur

Skills to Succeed: Accenture and Youth Business International

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Accenture is working with Youth Business International to provide its global network with tools, funding, mentoring and training to help disadvantaged young people become successful business entrepreneurs.

Deadlines Fast Approaching for Global Leaders To Engage with India’s Most Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs

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MUMBAI, India, September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Deadlines are fast approaching for the 2013-2014 India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys, which will enable top executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to discover how they can have their greatest positive impact on the world. Taking place this upcoming December and February, the India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys will take a hand selected groups of senior leaders on carefully curated 5-8 day experiences.

Generation Global: Today’s Teenagers, Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs?

by David Cunningham
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Forget Gen Y or Gen Z. There’s now only Generation Global. 

This week, 54 of Asia’s best and brightest students landed in Hong Kong for the 7th FedEx Express Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge here in Asia. 

Yet while these students, from nine different countries across Asia, might be far from home, what stands out for me is that the concept of “home” is not what it used to be.

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