• Donnel Baird Wants to Build an Actually Ethical Billion Dollar Company

    3 days ago - By Eater

    On “Start to Sale,” the BlocPower founder discusses how to battle climate change and help low-income communities while turning a profit Donnel Baird has a more complex business than most start-up founders. His company BlocPower aims to scale green energy across American inner cities by updating millions of older buildings while hiring from vulnerable populations. It's a public benefit corporation, so it's for-profit and focused on the bottom line but also committed to energy efficiency, renewable energy, greenhouse gas reductions, and economic development and job creation in low income...
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