The sustainable, scalable solution to dirty kerosene

Nuru Energy began seven years ago with a simple notion: to build a sustainable, scalable solution to displace the dirty kerosene that, it is said, 1.6 billion people worldwide burn to generate light.
https://www.virgin.com/virgin-unite/sustainable-scalable-solution-dirty-kerosene

Social business projects win funding, get tested by pros

This year’s Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition at the University of Washington had so many promising business plans that picking just two winners proved difficult. So judges did something unusual: they ponied up their own money on the spot to award another $3,000 prize.
http://old.seattletimes.com/html/thebusinessofgiving/2011328915_post_8.html