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4 simple and collaborative business models to unlock Nigeria’s $1 billion undergrid minigrid market 9.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The opportunity to invest is massive, and new ownership models from subcontracting to cooperatives can help communities get in on the action.
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Here’s how cities, communities and businesses can work together to clean our air 9.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Here’s how cities, communities and businesses can work together to clean our air
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Waste work shift: Inside the structural changes in the global waste sector 5.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
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Tradition and business: Native American entrepreneurs discuss heritage and commerce 1.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
In Bemidji, a panel discussion was held about Native American business and entrepreneurship for Conversations on the Creative Economy series.
The innovation buzz from Stockholm World Water Week 25.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It’s not just about technology, it’s about laws, public policy and social engagement.
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Column: Chinatown without Chinese grocery stores, and the delicate balance of ethnic communities 23.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Chinatown is about to lose G and G Market as well as Ai Hoa Market, leaving the neighborhood without a full-service Chinese grocery store.

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Fab City, the global circular economy movement centered around local makers 18.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The organizers are striving to build a platform where virtually anyone can share ideas and best practices about urban design, workforce development, manufacturing, food production and more.
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Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation 10.9.2019 WRI Stories
Global Leaders Call for Urgent Action on Climate Adaptation September 10, 2019 — The Global Commission on Adaptation released its flagship report today, as the Commissioners called on world leaders to accelerate climate adaptation. The report is being released with events in 10 location around the world, from the Marshall Islands and Fiji to Beijing, New Delhi, Geneva, Ottawa, Washington DC and Mexico City. Read the report press release and the full report. Following are statements by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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The nation's most powerful CEOs declared the shareholder-or-bust era of capitalism is over. But is it? 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
It isn't that the doctrine was wrong when Professor Friedman introduced, but rather that the internet has made it obsolete now.
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Superstorm Sandy Was One of the Worst and Best Things to Happen to Rockaway Beach 18.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Last year, right before Memorial Day, the business owners of Rockaway Beach got a terrible shock. New York City officials abruptly declared that a popular 12-block section of beachfront would be closed for the summer, and perhaps indefinitely. The reasoning […]
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Opinion: Andrew Yang on gun violence, the decline of the American worker and 'freedom dividends' 15.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Andrew Yang, a tech entrepreneur running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, met recently with members of the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his candidacy.

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Opportunity zones could provide major boost for clean energy, sustainable development 14.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Predictions of $200 to $300 billion investments in the nation’s 8,700+ OZones show the massive opportunity for the private sector.
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Bringing together young and old to ease the isolation of rural life 8.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In rural communities, loneliness and lack of social connection are taking a toll on the elderly and young alike. One group in Minnesota is trying to solve the problem by connecting the generations.
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Growing Momentum for Just Transition: 5 Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action 6.8.2019 WRI Stories
Growing Momentum for Just Transition: 5 Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintAn indigenous community meeting in Peru. Flickr/CIFOR There is growing evidence that climate change and inequality can be addressed together. As leaders prepare for the September's Climate Action and SDG summits, an increasing number of countries are taking steps to ensure that climate actions benefit the most vulnerable and do not leave poor and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Growing Momentum for Just Transition: Five Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action 6.8.2019 WRI Stories
Growing Momentum for Just Transition: Five Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action Comments|Add Comment|PrintAn indigenous community meeting in Peru. Flickr/CIFOR There is growing evidence that climate change and inequality can be addressed together. As leaders prepare for the September's Climate Action and SDG summits, an increasing number of countries are taking steps to ensure that climate actions benefit the most vulnerable and do not leave poor and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Mississippi River city ponders a flood wall it has long rejected 28.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Among Mississippi River communities, Davenport, Iowa, stands out for the simple reason that people there can actually dip their toes in the river without scaling a flood wall or levee. But the city is confronting a painful question: Can it still remain connected with the river without being overwhelmed by it?
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Opinion: Jay Inslee on persuading Americans to save ourselves from climate change 25.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee say down with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss climate change and the coming election.

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Vien Truong: business leaders can catalyze environmental justice reform 22.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: How governments, businesses and NGOs can work together toward environmental equity
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Sex toys, not massage parlors, are allowed in Trump opportunity zone tax breaks 19.7.2019 LA Times: Business

President Donald Trump's signature tax overhaul has created more than 8,700 opportunity zones across the country. The idea is to spur investments in areas left behind. But thanks to some odd loopholes, the rules about what businesses qualify can seem arbitrary.

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A Hedge Fund Stripped My Newspaper for Parts. Now, Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Fight Back | Opinion 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Massachusetts senator's proposal Thursday would combat looting companies that have no interest in turning around struggling American businesses.
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