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Voices of the Entrepreneurs

“Voices of the Entrepreneurs” is both a celebration of what New Ventures has achieved so far and a springboard to its future. This report highlights the experience of 32 New Ventures entrepreneurs and provides valuable insights into the challenges that hinder the growth of environmental...

New Ventures China Investor Forum: Green Growth Generating New Opportunities

This piece originally appeared on the New Ventures website. It was written with New Ventures intern Kevin Short.

The 2011 New Ventures China Investor Forum showcased the potential of environmental entrepreneurship on a larger scale than any previous forum in the program’s eight years of operations in China.


WRI Experts on Asia's Clean Energy Future

Why is Asia such an important region for clean energy deployment? WRI experts respond.


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.


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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