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    Vayando connects curious travelers with micro-entrepreneurs in emerging economies. This sounds like a win-win opportunit...
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
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    by 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fishes. Conceptos Plasticos recycles plastic waste to build affo...
    Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • Stephanie Hagen
      Stephanie Hagen What a great idea! It's neat that the construction process is simple enough that families can participate in building their own homes.
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    EcoAct Tanzania is a for‐profit social enterprise established to address the challenges of urban waste management, plast...
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
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    Exporting honey from Zambian beekeepers that finances new economic opportunities in the impoverished regions of Zambia.
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
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    “Anou represents a fundamental shift in the fair-trade industry. Instead of asking how organizations can help, we ask ho...
    Goal 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • Ekaterina Ivanova
      Ekaterina Ivanova What a great way to support local artisans! This is an excellent business model, too. It could be applied to any country where artisan traditions are still preserved. I also liked the idea of putting artisans together in the community!
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    This travel and tour company goes far beyond sight-seeing. The organizers emphasize cultural, historical, environmental,...
    Goal 16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
    • Kevin Payne
      Kevin Payne Great sighting! Another benefit of Journey Beyond Travel is their collaboration with another inspiring company, The Anou. Here is a link to a sighting on their work allowing Moroccan artisans direct access a worldwide market at a fair price: http://aim2...  more
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    Conflict Kitchen is a restaurant that serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. Each Co...
    Goal 16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
    • Alec Simon
      Alec Simon This is such a cool concept! I think ideas like this can go a long way in helping to teach people about different cultures and helping to bridge some of the gaps that currently exist between nations.
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    One of the targets for Goal 10 Reduced Inequalities is to “empower and promote the social, economic and political inclus...
    Goal 10. Reduced Inequalities
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    AIM2Flourish's visionary leader Professor David Cooperrider highlights a Clean Technica article about the economic benef...
    Goal 7. Affordable and Clean Energy
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    Grupo Bimbo, of Mexican origin, is the world's most important bakery, in volume of sales and brands. A value based organ...
    Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production
    • Kevin Payne
      Kevin Payne An impressive array of initiatives focused on stakeholder value as a means to maximize shareholder value. One initiative deserving additional praise is their commitment to responsible marketing to children.