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Twitter Roundup – November 12: Home efficiency scores, cigarette warnings and Yale scholarships

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: Vice President Biden…

How Fort Collins, Colorado is planning to become the world’s largest net-zero energy community

If all goes according to plan, downtown Fort Collins, Colorado will become the largest district in the world to produce as much energy as it consumes — in other words,…

Twitter Roundup – November 5: Happy Meals, electric cars and kitchen sinks

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: The Twitter feed…

Twitter Roundup – October 29: Water pumps, toilet paper and BP oil

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: This weekend, the…

Interview: Kyle Berner of Feelgoodz on risks and flip-flops

In our Risk-taking series, Tulane University and Ashoka U students Katie Smalley and Laura White shed light on the value of risk-taking. By interviewing social innovators about bold steps they’ve…

Twitter Roundup – October 22: Dollars for Docs, Kiva goes domestic, and the DoE tells you how to save energy at home

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: Investigative journalism outfit…

Twitter roundup – October 15: Phonebooks, wind farms and California’s victory

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: This week the…

Interview: Dan MacCombie of Runa on how a high-caffeine tea can protect the Amazon and a traditional way of life

A few years ago, three students took an entrepreneurship class at Brown University in which they explored ways to use international markets to foster social change. The result is Runa,…

Twitter Roundup – October 1: Geniuses, Google grants, libraries and electric rides

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: Just as we…

Twitter Roundup – September 24: Student microloans, sparkling water, dog poop, and cruise ship greenhouses

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: That’s right, microlending…

Twitter Roundup – September 17: British ex-prisioners, grading fish, and the future of air conditioning

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: According to the…

Dowser writer Steve Spillman offsets his carbon footprint and reports back

From the grassroots to the mainstream, a growing number of Americans are learning about ways to offset their carbon footprints for a more sustainable future. There’s even an entire cable…

Twitter Roundup – September 3: Baby carrots, fuel economy labels, and design prizes for social good

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: More than 50…

Garden State law invites consumers to sell solar energy

As the sun shines across the Garden State, one beam slices down into Rockaway, New Jersey, striking a massive new solar panel installation. Neither prompted by federal stimulus dollars nor…

Twitter Roundup – August 27: Banning plastic bags in Mexico, renewed land conservation efforts in the US, and the Internet saves a few soles

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few thought-provoking tweets from the last week: From the city…