There aren’t a lot of wildly successful businessmen at the Occupy protests. But then, there also aren’t a lot of wildly successful businessmen like Ben & Jerry’s Ben Cohen.
The minds behind Repurposed Materials are finding new ways to use scrapped industrial products, keeping them out of landfills and keeping money in people’s pockets.
As another major climate denier sees the light, you now have more information at your disposal to draw your own conclusions about climate change and differences in weather patterns. It’s all in the data.
If every village had its own local water entrepreneur, maybe they would do a better job providing clean water. That’s the model Sarvajal uses in India--franchising water purification equipment to create a network of successful clean water businesses.
The Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability lab has spent the last two years listening to people about how to make their neighborhoods better. Now they have a blueprint to take to the rest of the world.
A new program lets you watch the annual migration through hidden cameras secreted along the Arctic ice. See them before they all get voted off the island.
Ginger.io just won the $100,000 Data Design Diabetes challenge, because it silently analyzes your phone usage data to figure out if you’re upset. For diabetes patients, that could be a lifesaver.