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Aug 5, 2015

Better Know a Deal: A First for Benefit Corporations

The relationship between baby food company Plum Organics, a Public Benefit Corporation, and parent company Campbell Soup breaks ground and raises legal questions.

Nov 10, 2014

Better Know a Deal: Packaging Jobs for the Environment

Julie Corbett, founder of packing company Ecologic, discusses their product, practices, and future plans for the company and what it has to with jobs.

Oct 15, 2014

Better Know a Deal: Getting Credit for Creditworthiness

In this interview, RevolutionCredit’s Zaydoon Munir discusses how to improve a credit rating system that is currently leaving many behind by enabling any aspiring consumer to be credit worthy.

Jul 16, 2014

Better Know a Deal: Crafting a Better Banking Landscape

Craft3 uses an innovative financing model to enable small businesses to thrive and create jobs in the current economy.

Jun 18, 2014

Better Know A Deal: SolarCity and Its $1 Bargain

Heron investee SolarCity uses creative financing options to expand residential use of solar power in the United States.

Jun 4, 2014

Better Know A Deal: SASB Says ‘That’s Material’

Heron investee SASB offers a solution to the lack of comparable, material social and environmental data from public companies.

May 21, 2014

Better Know a Deal: Aseptia Reheats Food Jobs

Heron investee Aseptia brings job opportunities back to a rural North Carolina county via food processing.

May 7, 2014

Better Know a Deal: Nigeria Banks on the Ties That Bind

The country is part of a growing movement to entice expats to invest in their home areas to provide potentially vital new influxes of cash.