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NOAA Says Pesticides Killing NW Salmon, Orca

SEATTLE – A trio of widely-used pesticides threatens Northwest salmon and the orca that rely on them, even with these species on the brink of extinction. That\'s according to a biological opinion from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration\'s fisheri...
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Environmental Groups Question Motives for Florida Drilling Exemption

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Critics of the Trump administration\'s decision to exclude Florida from its offshore drilling plan say it has little to do with protecting the state\'s environment, and more to do with Gov. Rick Scott\'s political ambitions. The Republican gover...
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Report: Climate Change Will Reduce U.S. Wind Power without Technology, Innovation

DENVER – A new study from the University of Colorado shows carbon emissions could reduce how much wind is available for making electricity, with the strongest impact in the central United States. The study\'s lead author, Kris Karnauskas, assistant professor of Atm...
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Sun Shines on New Energy Option for Tennesseans

November 8, 2017 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of business and environmental leaders announced a partnership to advance Tennessee in the race for solar capacity. Tennesseans for Solar Choice launched its effort to ensure people have access t...
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Coming Clean with Creativity

Guest post by SVN member Tolulope Ilesanmi, Founder of Zenith Cleaners, @tilesanmi Creativity is that seemingly elusive and desirable quality associated with the ability to think and act outside the box and bring into existence something new and beneficial. The new thi...
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We’re delighted to announce our 2014 Innovation Award Winners!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2014 Social Venture Network Announces 2014 Innovation Award Winners Meet the Next Generation of World-Changing Entrepreneurs Deforestation. Pollution. Soil degradation. Poverty. These are just a handful of the critical social and envi...
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SVN Launches “Best Advice I Never Got” Video Series

Posted by Social Venture Network, @SVNetwork We hear a lot of advice from business leaders focused on profit. But what about the growing community of mission-driven business leaders who are leveraging their company to do good? What does it take to align profit and p...
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Communities by Design: Multiple Layers of Good

Written by Casey Lauderdale, Social Venture Network, @Radiant_City Bob Massaro and Bonny Meyer are in the business of community building, but it may not be what you think- they aren’t community organizers or political activists in the sense normally associated the ...
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The Way of the Urgent Warrior

Written by Alana Kambury, MBA Candidate at Bainbridge Graduate Institute, @lanabury Social Venture Network 2014 Spring Conference Plenary: Leadership and the Road Ahead featuring Gary Hirshberg, Founder of Stonyfield in conversation with Walter Robb, co-CEO of...
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4 Ways We Can Catalyze Positive Change

Written by Kasey Kissick, Social Venture Network, @SVNetwork Addressing climate change. Confronting malnutrition. Helping veterans heal. Building an equitable workforce. At the 2014 SVN Spring Conference, a speaker series titled “Catalyzing Positive Change” broug...
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