It has been a hard week for IKEA in both the mainstream print and the internet media. There are many things to love about the company that made good modern design affordable and desirable, but I have often complained of what I call
It's a double dose of exciting news from the Do Lectures camp today. In true double-barreled doing style they are launching their new super snazzy HTML 5 website to the world this afternoon, plus the speaker line up for Do 2011. The new site is
Jessica Jackley co-founded Kiva.org back in 2005. Since then, nearly half a million people have used the micro-lending platform to offer money to fellow citizens, almost none of whom will ever meet offline. Jackley's passion is in empowering
After Hurricane Katrina, Signal International lost a lot of its workforce. To fill in the newly missing spots, it had a recruiter to import workers from India: workers who were told they'd come to America for a great job and
The recession has been tough for many. But given the news that ethical consumerism bucked the economic downturn, and that clean tech companies are seeing massive job growth, now might just be the time for green-minded entrepreneurs to realize their
For seven years Mark Stone was an important and serious environmental activist. According to the Guardian, he took part in every major protest in the UK from 2003 onwards and traveled abroad to demo's as well.