After a huge success comes the inevitable backlash. You probably watched the Joseph Kony movie yesterday. Now some critics are saying it’s not as good as it appears to be, but Invisible Children is fighting back.
As citizens, we collectively own a lot of property. And companies often use it at will, without giving anything back to us. That’s not very market-driven. Is there a way to put prices on those resources so everyone benefits?
Antibiotics might be one of the miracles of modern medicine, but they’re not actually so great. Now, instead of damaging cells, we’re just going to blow them up.
Installing wind turbines in deep, turbulent seas is a laborious and expensive project. Here’s an idea: Put them on a boat.
Want to do more for local businesses than simply shopping in them? How about a loan? A new platform combines microfinance and crowdsourcing to give you a chance to give helpful cash infusions to your favorite small businesses.
You read that right: Algae. You might have thought it was just for biofuels (or just for floating in the ocean), but algae-based oils are the food additive of the future. And they’re delicious.
From 1990 to today, the idea of what businesses have to do to be responsible members of society has changed rapidly. We started in the Age of Image, where businesses only had to appear to be doing good. Where are we now?