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Andy Ellwood / Forbes / June 4, 2013
The migration from offline to online of our social lives has taken different manifestations over the past decade and has given the term “social network” a new meaning. But if we’re being honest, social networks are nothing new and have existed for millennia in all cultures and in all shapes and sizes. But the trend of social networks that has caught my eye recently is that of the intentional communities being formed around a specific geographic location.
The Mountain: When the team at Summit Series made their motto “Make No Small Plans” they were not messing around. As of thisRead More
Annie Donovan, Senior Policy Advisor, White House Council on Environmental Quality / Skoll World Forum / 2013 Forum
The communities of the future will be smarter about their use of resources. That seems inevitable. More investment is flowing to technologies such as upgraded power grids with smart meters that allow users to better manage their consumption of electricity, and energy-efficient buildings that reduce the cost of operations and improve human health through better air quality. An emerging area that is gaining momentum and deserves the attention of impact investors is green infrastructure for stormwater management. It is a strategy that holds promise as a smarter way to reduce infrastructureRead More