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Investors' Circle Partners with The Hitachi Foundation to Support Young Entrepreneur Awardees

2013 Application Process Now Open
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March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - After three years of successful collaboration, Investors’ Circle is again providing targeted support to The Hitachi Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs program – a highlight of which is the Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur Award.

Investing with a Profound Sense of Community

Core Values Key as the Impact Marketplace Gains Momentum
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March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Think investments should make money and make the world a better place? Members of Investors' Circle do more than ever. "Smart with Heart" is how Bonny Moellenbrock, IC's Executive Director, describes their active network. "It's not just about the dollars. It's about the sense of meaning you share with the entrepreneurs and fellow investors," says Tom Balderston, Managing Director, Sustain VC and IC Member.

The Oscar Worthy (and Sustainable) Dress

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What the stars wear on the night of the Oscars is all very much part of this gala Hollywood evening, with celebrities navigating the five-hundred-foot red carpet in their elaborate designer gowns and very high heels.

HP's Cloud Technology + Partnership = Health Access in Rural India

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HP and partners use cloud-enabled healthcare infrastructure to deliver accessible health services to remote areas in India.

For more information about HP's health initiatives, please visit: www.hp.com/go/socialinnovationhealth.

Guest Post: This is Not Who We Are

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By Jeff Raderstrong

I’m beginning to realize that our institutions do not reflect who we are as people. They are not aligned with what really motivates us to get up in the morning.

Standard Bank and SAP Bring Mobile Banking to Over Half a Million “Flip-Phone” Customers in South Africa via SAP® Mobile Platform

Standard Bank’s New Mobile AccessAccount Reaches Low Income Individuals, Allowing Them to Open Bank Account Through Their Phones
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that Standard Bank has been successful in introducing its new AccessBanking offering in South Africa, aimed at meeting the banking needs of the previously “unbanked.” This includes the AccessAccount, a transactional banking account based on SAP® Mobile Platform.

Social Innovation Through the Power of Film

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It's film season! We have had the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and now, the Oscars are around the corner.

#Tech4Good @ #CES2013

Alex Bernadotte of Beyond12 at CES
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Walking through the CES halls last week was like being a kid on Christmas morning. Lights are flashing, adrenaline is flowing, and there are so many things to see and unwrap. Your heart pounds with excitement as you decide on the best place to focus your attention.

But what really matters – what’s bigger than all of the exceptional technology in and of itself, is how this technology is transforming lives, accelerating results and increasing impact.

HP's Contribution to Teaching Hospital in Haiti

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HP worked with Partners in Health to apply HP technology in the newly built National Mirebalais Teaching Hospital in rural Haiti. HP supplies the IT infrastructure and communication structure that is critical to run a modern hospital.

For more information on HP's Health initiatives, please visit: www.hp.com/go/socialinnovationhealth

The Farther Backward You Can Look, the Farther Forward You Can See

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This blog was posted on behalf of Jocelyn Cascio, a manager in Intel’s Supply Chain Environmental, Social and Governance organization.

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