From a net-zero energy historic courthouse in Colorado to a homeless center in Oregon filled with green space, these days, the best sustainable architecture goes far beyond a few rooftop solar panels.
You’d think something as universal as money would be hassle-free to use. But with banks and card networks acting as invisible middlemen and imposing sizable exchange fees, some companies are creating radical new approaches to move cash from one place to another. Read more>
The world has a challenge on its hands: As people rise out of poverty, their energy consumption rises, too, putting pressure on everyone around the globe to offer game-changing solutions to the greenhouse-gas crisis. These folks are meeting the task. Read more>
These companies are changing the industry as we know it. Read more>
From bringing a television production schedule to the video game industry to turning preservation into a noble and profitable business, these are the world’s top 10 most innovative companies in gaming. Read more>
The most exciting acts in the music industry are embracing the best of what technology has to offer and some fresh new takes on traditional marketing.
From teaching government a thing or two about education reform to deploying a data-centric learning platform that even a kid could use, these are the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Education. Read more>
From setting a sustainable example to providing affordable sanitation in African slums, these are the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies dedicated to Social Good. Read more>
Newly engineered foods. A TV show satirizing Big Ag. Farming practices that reduce greenhouse gases. Here are the companies that are cooking up new ideas and changing how we think about our food.
In less than four years, Birchbox has grown from 600 monthly subscribers to more than 800,000. Founders Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna said they didn’t get there from taking no for an answer. Here’s how they’re changing the way we shop. Read more>
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