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90+ Companies Now Certified Climate Neutral
90+ Companies Now Certified Climate Neutral

4 years ago - Barely a year since its launch, almost 100 brands are now sporting the label, demonstrating full accountability for their carbon footprint.

How Being a Benefit Corporation Can Legally Protect a Company’s Mission
How Being a Benefit Corporation Can Legally Protect a Company’s Mission

4 years ago - The rise of the benefit corporation is in direct response to shareholder primacy. Under benefit corporation frameworks governed by state law, corporations that operate according to a “doing well by doing good” ethos may be shielded from a range of acquisition tactics and shareholder suits.

Kickstarter, EDF Partner to Push for Better Product Development
Kickstarter, EDF Partner to Push for Better Product Development

5 years ago - Kickstarter PBC and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today unveiled new features on Kickstarter aimed at helping innovators evaluate and reduce the environmental impact of their products from the concept stage. Kickstarter and EDF worked together to develop an information hub called the Environmental Resource Center, as well as a space where project creators are asked to publicly commit to environmental practices. These features will help thousands of people create sustainable products by embedding environmental considerations into the early planning stages.

Sustainable Funding for Private Green Businesses
Sustainable Funding for Private Green Businesses

6 years ago - Financing tends to be on the top of the list of hurdles for sustainable companies looking to scale. A business does not survive on a mission alone, and in order to generate profits and revenue, it needs capital to operate. But for sustainable enterprises setting out to meet the triple bottle line (“Planet, People, Profit”) while minimizing impacts, attracting and raising funding can be a particularly challenging task.

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LEGO Turning Its Attention to Girls with Call to #KeepBuilding
LEGO Turning Its Attention to Girls with Call to #KeepBuilding

9 years ago - GoldieBlox, the startup behind “Engineering Toys for Girls” and star capital-raiser on Kickstarter, may have blazed a trail by marketing construction toys to girls. But it may be the venerable, and long-criticized, LEGO brand that finally has gotten it just right in terms of how to properly engage this largely overlooked segment of its audience.LEGO recently parried years of criticism with a new TV ad that focuses on the imaginative powers of play in young girls — a paean to the relationship that they can have with toys that traditionally haven’t been marketed to them, as dolls and costumes have — and a call for them to #KeepBuilding.

Scrappy Start-Ups Finding New Options for Crowdfunding
Scrappy Start-Ups Finding New Options for Crowdfunding

10 years ago - Ryan Kushner and his wife, Amanda Ravenhill, launched their non-profit start-up, Hero Hatchery, whose mission is to “wake society up to the imminent threat of climate change, and illuminate the possibility it holds as a call to reinvent current unhealthy systems,” in October. They hope to raise $30,000 for the world’s first crowdfunded fellowship to support a climate-change activist who will bring out the climate change hero in us all and work to ensure climate change maintains its relevancy in the cultural zeitgeist.