With so much going on in the realm of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and only a limited amount of bandwidth for professionals in this space, I have created this post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting in the areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship.
If you have an article, or event, that you feel needs to be mentioned, please do so in the comments section.
A vaccine for Alzheimer’s is on the verge of becoming a reality – This is by far and away my pick of the week. first, becuase we are apparently very close to having an answer to Alzeimers, and second, because this article is a story about a family business where the entrepreneur was driven by a pass
Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? – As if Chennai running out of water wasn’t bad enough, temperatures across many areas of India are reaching the upper 40s, resulting in hundreds of deaths.
A Nasty Swine Virus in China Means Big Trouble for US Farmers – China is losing the battle against African swine flu, and it is costing farmers billions. This article provides a nuce summery of the size, scale and scope of the problem.
With Love From An Oregon Prison: How Eric Lundgren Is Going To Help You Recycle All Your Electronics – While the world is searching for answers to waste, in Oregon an entrepreneur was sentenced to 13 months in prison for buying scrap computers, installing their original Microsoft OS, and then putting them back into the economy.
US investors hunt for the Beyond Meat of China – On the other side of the world, investors are looking for their entry point into Asia’s plant based movement.
Engineer Quits US Job, Builds Sustainable Homes From Agri-Waste In Villages! – Another phenonminal article about Shriti Pandey’s path as a social entrepreneurto launch a green construction firm.
When Passion Leads to Burnout – As discused, briefly, in my recent interview with Tom Stader, this is an important topic, and I fully intend to keep a light on it.