Sustainable Solutions News Program

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Welcome to SVN's News Program, Sustainable Solutions, showcasing the innovative ways SVN members are leveraging business to serve the greater good.

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SVN interviews 2013 Innovation Award Winner Elizabeth Scharpf to find out how she ...

The Resilient Social Entrepreneur: How Reaching Scale Requires Equal Parts of Patience and Perseverance

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"You are already spending, and buying amazing gifts for people, and if you do it i...

There's not too many things where you can be selfish and selfless at the same time

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RSF's Don Shaffer explains why Thanksgiving is a prime time to put your money wher...

Thanksgiving is Prime Time to Help Transform Nation's Food System

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It's National Women in Small Business Month. More than 10 million U.S. businesses ...

Women, People of Color Bring Social Consciousness, New Ideas to Marketplace

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Tyler Norris explains why health reform is vital to health care reform and why org...

International Walk to School Day A Lesson In Health Reform

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Mike Tidwell with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network hopes the government shutd...

Does Government Shutdown Create Natural Disaster Risk?

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SVN Member reducing recidivism through employment

RecycleForce Supports Formerly-Incarcerated Through Employment

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Social Venture Network Interviews Jeffrey Hollender, Co-Founder of Sustain and Sev...

Jeffrey Hollender: A Story to Inspire Next Generation Impact Entrepreneurs

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SVN member Steve Phillips leads a growing movement of progressive PACs supporting ...

Winds of Change Blowing With Emergence of Progressive PACs

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Employees Power Benefit Corporation Back from Hurricane Sandy: Announce First Prof...

Benefit Corporation Announces First Profit Ever After Hurricane Sandy Recovery

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SVN talks with law firm Hanson Bridgett to discuss the business Implications of DO...

Life After DOMA Decision: What's Next for Businesses and Employees?

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SVN Members find alternatives to the toxic chemicals harming workers in foreign fa...

American Ingenuity Offers Solution to Industrial Health Crisis

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Joan Blades explains why worker flexibility leads to productivity and success.

Babies at Work? More Moms on the Job With Their Newborns

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SVN Member Mary Waldner speaks about her company's recent sale, and the impact her...

Business Acquisitions Serve as a Pipeline for Innovation in the Marketplace

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Sir Richard Branson calls together The B Team, a group of global business leaders ...

Socially Responsibly Business Community Welcomes Branson's 'B-Team'

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Find out how SVN Hall of Famer, Ben Cohen, has reached over 20 million people with...

Ben Cohen Leads Grassroots Effort to Stamp Money Out of Politics

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SVN Interviews Billy Parish, co-founder of solar crowdfunding site, Mosaic.

How Solar Became an Economical, Mainstream Energy Solution

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SVN interviews Spring Conference speaker, Heather White on her courageous work doc...

SVN Courageous Conversations: Heather White, New Standards

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Gregg Keesling, president of RecycleForce is emerging as a high-impact entrepreneu...

American Entrepreneurs on the Cutting Edge of Social Innovation

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How overcoming fear can lead to successful leadership in times of great uncertainty.

SVN Courageous Conversations: Akaya Windwood, Rockwood Leadership Institute

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Social Venture Network interviews the co-founders of Lotus Foods about the risk in...

SVN Courageous Conversations: Caryl Levine and Kenneth Lee, Lotus Foods

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Bunker Roy shows how training grandmothers changes the world.

Barefoot College Trains Illiterate Grandmothers to be Solar Technicians