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WorldPoverty.io shows real-time estimates of people escaping poverty, and those who are still stuck in its grasp.
The US government to answer one of SVF's own Business Challenges? Boasts of future 'Blue Apron for the Poor'. Will a govt. run program work? Read the story
PovertyWatchStartup Innovation News
Off Grid Box, the 6x6x6 shipping-container, has taken the internet by storm. Its water-producing impact will be much greater. Read their story
Chemically dyed and injected produce has become rampant in India. Read Sanjhi Tokri's perfect produce-delivery response
Santa Clara University announced this week a return of 'the world's largest social entrepreneurship accelerator'. Read the story and congratulate their new cohort
UPDATE: Last week we featured CVS' merger with Aetna. This month, the corporation notorious for its worst-in-the-US wage gap, announces
$2 base wage raise for employees.
Stuart Hart, co-author of the revolutionary article Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid the
Steven Grossman Endowed Chair in Sustainable Business at the University of Vermont named to Social Ventures Foundation Board of Directors. Listen to his EndPoverty 2017 Keynote address
Each week, an SVF team searches for intrepid and uplifting leaders. This week, we are proud to feature the exemplary Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya. Read a past good-deed