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Blog Posts: sustainable business

  • Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses

    Ready to scale up, six environmental entrepreneurs from around the world make their case to investors in New York City.

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  • Q&A: What is a "Green Economy?"

    The global recession has brought new attention to chronic structural flaws in current economic models and assumptions. As economies struggle to recover, many are taking a closer look at the broad concept of a "Green Economy," one that simultaneously promotes sustainability and economic growth What would this type of economy look like, and how could we get there? WRI Managing Director Manish Bapna responds to some of the most commonly-asked questions:

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  • Environmental Entrepreneurs: Mexico's 'Échale a Tu Casa' Builds Green Houses for Low-Income Families

    Houses crudely constructed from sheets of cardboard and aluminum start to appear just south of the Mexico-United States border and stretch across the Mexican landscape. These homes, which are often overcrowded, unstable and made of dangerous materials, provide stark visual evidence of Mexico’s severe housing shortage.

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  • Clean Power to the People

    Bringing clean energy to India's rural poor consumers creates cascading economic and social benefits, in addition to profits.

    This piece originally appeared in The Economic Times (India).

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