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The Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR and Sustainability news and can be seen on the 3BL Media CSR Network - the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, Reuters Insider and here on the 3BL Media website.

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How to Feed the Global Population of 2050: Net Impact’s “Nourishing Nine Billion” SolutionLab Offers Answers - The Minute
Today, there are about seven billion people on the planet. By 2050, that number will grow to nine billion. This rapid rise in the world’s population raises an obvious question: with one billion people already going hungry today, how are two billion more to be fed? Last week, I heard some answers to that question at the Nourishing Nine Billion SolutionLab at Tufts University. Presented...
Apr 23, 2015 6:45 PM ET
Etsy Launches IPO, Scores $1.78B Evaluation with Social Mission as Key Business Strategy - The Minute
The question about bottom line results in companies that try to balance profits with a social mission just got a $1.78 billion answer. That’s the evaluation of Etsy, the online seller of artisan goods and a certified B Corp company, after launching an IPO late last week on NASDAQ. Shares closed at $30 dollars, almost twice their initial price of $16 dollars. In an unusual IPO restriction, Etsy...
Apr 20, 2015 4:30 PM ET
Consumers to Spend More with Socially Responsible Companies in 2015 - The Minute
Thirty-two percent of U.S. consumers plan to spend more with socially responsible companies this year. That’s the key finding of the third annual Conscious Consumer Spending Index, a yearly survey compiled by Good. Must. Grow., a marketing agency. That number marks a small but steady increase in the survey’s reporting, up from 30 percent in 2014 and 29 percent in 2013. The 2015 Index also...
Apr 16, 2015 4:00 PM ET
LA Uses Performance Dashboard to Measure Progress of Sustainability “pLAn” - The Minute
As cities create more strategies and projects to improve sustainability across all aspects of urban living, it’s become more important to measure the progress of those initiatives. Nowhere is that need as urgent as in Los Angeles, where an historic, statewide drought has forced mandatory water usage controls. Now, LA has adopted a performance dashboard to manage its sustainability efforts as...
Apr 13, 2015 4:30 PM ET
Women-Led VC Funds Look for Investment Profits - The Minute
The venture capital business is the most macho sector of the majorly male Silicon Valley business culture. Female partners make up just six percent of U.S. VC fund partners, according to a Babson College study. Of the 92 most successful VC firms surveyed by Fortune magazine, women made up 4.2 percent of the total partners. Seventy-seven percent of VC funds have never had a female partner,...
Apr 9, 2015 4:30 PM ET