Best New Food Item - Nominee: EcoFarms Jamaica, Flavoured Honey

People are always looking for new innovations and it is no different when it comes to food. The EcoFarms Jamaica company is introducing flavored honey. Grace Foster-Reid, the innovator of the...more

Minnesota Lynx Foundation Accepts Applications for Grants

The Minnesota Lynx Foundation announced that it will be accepting applications from non-profit groups for grants for the upcoming 2012 season. Throughout the 2012 WNBA season, the Minnesota Lynx...more

$100M Chicago Fund to Help Investors Make a Positive Impact
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation

Benefit of Chicago is a $100 million fund which makes impact investments in communities that have been ignored by investors who live nearby. Calvin Holmes of Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF)...more

$10,000 for Incarnation Catholic School
Foundation: Tennessee Health Foundation

Doris Kennedy, a physical education instructor of Incarnation Catholic School in Collierville has accepted a $10,000 grant from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation. The funding...more

Big Donations for Youth Development
Foundation: Central Valley Community Foundation

Over $500,000 was awarded by the Central Valley Community Foundation to seven community organizations for work in youth development. Fresno County in California has a high rate of teen pregnancy...more

The Gannett Foundation Commits $10,000

The Gannett Foundation has recently announced that it will giving away grants in the amount of $10,000 to local organizations through the Eagle-Gazette Media. Those receiving the grants will be...more

Fayette County Community Foundation Sets Grant Deadline
Foundation: Fayette County Community Foundation

The grant application deadline for the Fayette County Community Foundations 2012 granting cycle is Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. Grants may be awarded in the following areas: arts & culture, community...more

Impact Hub boosts Waikato's social enterprise scene

Impact Hub Waikato has recently opened in Cambridge to gather entrepreneurs, communities, business, and government. Impact Hub Waikato is Australiasia's sole Impact Hub and was co-founded by...more

Problem Solving: HBS Alumni Making a Difference

Harsha Mulchandani, Vice President of Business Development at the Harbus, reports on the project looking at alumni contributions with a broader lens. Mulchandani shares how HBS (Harvard Business...more

How Africa Can Overcome Barriers To Innovation

Government has a significant role to play in fostering innovation in the economy. In the developed world, government funding of research and support for intellectual property and patent protection...more







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Social Enterprise Creates World’s First 3D Printed Wrench From Recycled Ocean Plastic


Social Enterprise Creates World’s First 3D Printed Wrench From Recycled Ocean Plastic

Vancouver-based social enterprise, The Plastic Bank, announced it has created “the world’s first 3D printed item from entirely recycled ocean plastic,” according to co-founder Shaun Frankson.


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