To-Profit or Not-to-Profit

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The post below is cross-posted with the website of the non-profit I helped to found, The Sustainability NEXUS, along with several other talented individuals. … Individuals, entrepreneurs, and companies across the world are re-examining the role of business in creating social and economic wealth. In a broad-based movement that has been building for decades, traditional […]

Entrepreneurship and Second-Hand Clothes in Tanzania

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Excerpts from a paper: “Old Socks for Start-Ups: How Second-Hand Clothes Markets Exemplify Undervalued Entrepreneurship in Poorer Nations and Consumption-Dependent Growth.” The paper discusses the promise of entrepreneurship, the ambition of entrepreneurs throughout the globe, and the reality of the global second-hand clothes trade. When I was in Tanzania leading a study-abroad program, a lot […]