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    Economic Alternatives to Regenerate Rainforests in Indonesia

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    Last Thursday, I had the privilege of sitting in on a presentation given by Dr.

    Rob Hopkins and a Farm for the Future

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    Ashoka Fellow Rob Hopkins (United Kingdom, elected 2009) is the co-founder of

    Operating in the Gray Area

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    David Bornstein addresses the ever widening gray area between some social programs and the business sector.

    A Tribute to Shyam Chainani

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    On December 25, 2011, Shyam Chainani, the green activist and Founder of the Bombay Environmental Action Group (BEAG), passed away.

    Two Ashoka Fellows Win Goldman Prize

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    We are thrilled to congratulate Ashoka Germany Fellow Ursula Sladek and Ashoka Indonesia Fellow Prigi Arisandi, who were just announced as 2 of 6 w

    How Much Gas Do You Emit?

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    Most people underestimate the effect of household energy consumption on CO2 pollution, though statistics show that households and small consumers a

    HealthPoint Services Wins Prestigious India Sankalp Award, Announces Investment by Fontus Water

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    Healthpoint Services Global, Inc., a social enterprise supported by Ashoka Innovators for the Public, has won the prestigious Sankalp Award for Innovative Social Enterprises - Emerging Ventures in the Health/Water/Sanitation sector for 2011. This award acknowledges HealthPoint as the most innovative and promising health-oriented social enterprise in India this year.

    Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Best Buy Present Winners of the ‘Technology for a Better World’ Campaign

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    Ashoka’s Youth Venture, a global organization supporting youth social entrepreneurs, and Best Buy Co., Inc.

    Ashoka Remembers Fellow Andrew Macharia

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    The Ashoka East Africa staff and Fellows were saddened by the recent news of Ashoka Fellow Andrew Macharia’s passing. Macharia (Kenya, 2003) was one of the region’s earliest Fellows; he was elected in 2003 for his innovative community-based waste management and recycling program, The City Garbage Recyclers

    Courage, Creativity and Renewable Energy

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    Social entrepreneurs are often credited with having a one-track mind.