Idea in Brief The Problem Poverty reaches far beyond emerging markets. In the European Union alone, almost 120 million people—nearly 25% of the population—are deemed at risk of poverty or social exclusion.
fastcoexist.com - About the author Sydney Brownstone is a Seattle-based former staff writer at Co.Exist. She lives in a Brooklyn apartment with windows that don’t quite open, and covers environment, health, and data More
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A company that makes a plant-based substitute for meat protein and a company that helps business owners work on the go may not seem like they have much in common. But their goal is the same: to improve