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Corn Cobs and Generators: A Revolutionary Way to Light up Haiti

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Interviews; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2014

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In rural areas of Haiti, residents have trouble accessing cheap and reliable electricity. Limyè Pa w – founded by three social entrepreneurs – is trying to change that by setting up an electrical grid that uses discarded corn cobs as its fuel source...

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Teach For China and the Chinese Nonprofit Sector

Authors: Kirby, William C.; Zendell, Erica M.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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Teach For China adapted the model pioneered by Teach For America to meet the needs of the educationally under-resourced of rural China. Led by an American, could Teach For China reshape its international identity and become an enduring Chinese institution?

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Mary Ann Beyster

Authors: Beyster, Mary Ann; Channer, Harold
Product Type: Interviews; Multimedia
Source: Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN)
Publication Year: 2014

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Engineer and philanthropist Mary Ann Beyster discusses free enterprise, broad-based ownership, innovation and the documentary film "We the Owners" with Harold Channer in this two-part video interview.

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The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

Author: Braun, Adam
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Scribner
Publication Year: 2014

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Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling he met a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, simply answered, “A pencil.” This small request led to a staggering series of events that took Braun backpacking through dozens of countries before eventually leaving one of the world’s most prestigious jobs to found Pencils of Promise, the organization he started with just $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world.

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Venture Capital Investment in the Clean Energy Sector

Authors: Nanda, Ramana; Ghosh, Shikhar
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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In this note, we examine the extent to which venture capital is adequately positioned for the rapid commercialization of clean energy technologies in the United States…

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Waste, Recycling and Entrepreneurship in Central and Northern Europe, 1870-1940

Authors: Jones, Geoffrey G.; Spadafora, Andrew
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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This working paper examines the role of entrepreneurs in the municipal solid waste industry in industrialized central and northern Europe from the late nineteenth century to the 1940s. It explores the emergence of numerous German, Danish, and other European entrepreneurial firms explicitly devoted to making a profitable business out of conserving and returning valuable resources to productive use, while maintaining public sanitation and in many cases offering nascent environmental protections.

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Sweetgreen’s Nathaniel Ru: ‘Everything You Do Should Last Longer Than You’

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2014

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While a student at Georgetown University, Nathaniel Ru and his friends had trouble finding a quick, fun and healthy place to eat — so they opened one. Sweetgreen has since expanded to become a 21-store farm-to-table restaurant chain.

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Arab Women Rising

Authors: Syeed, Nafeesa; Zafar, Rahilla
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2014

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In Arab Women Rising, Knowledge@Wharton contributors Nafeesa Syeed and Rahilla Zafar share the entrepreneurial journeys of 35 women, from a flower farmer tending her fields in the Tunisian countryside to a Saudi royal advocating for expanded women's rights throughout the kingdom.

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Carbon Engineering

Authors: Lassiter, Joseph B.; Misra, Sid
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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Dr. David Keith, President of Carbon Engineering, a company based in Calgary, Alberta, is commercializing a technology to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere...

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Safe Water Network in India

Authors: Sondhi, Neena; Singhvi, Sajjan Raj
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2014

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Safe Water Network, a charity initiative focused on providing underserved populations with clean drinking water, established its first site in the village of Nizampally, India. Safe Water Network’s directors hoped to scale up and sustain the adoption of the Safe Water project...

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