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ESG

  • diversity and inclusion
  • ESG
  • DEI
  • B Corp
  • Environment
  • Water conservation
  • future of work
  • gig economy
  • responsible technology
  • Early stage investing
What Founders Need to Know About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

What Founders Need to Know About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

500 Global hosted Mariah Lichtenstern, founding partner at DiverseCity Ventures, for a fireside chat to explore why DEI matters for early stage startups and how founders can implement DEI.
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How to B Corp for Startups
B Corp
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How to B Corp for Startups

500 Global spoke to consultant Eliza Erskine to discuss the benefits of B Corp for startups and gain a deeper understanding of the process and requirements.
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Why Water Conservation and Innovation Matter for Startups
Environment
6 min read

Why Water Conservation and Innovation Matter for Startups

Alaina Harkness, Executive Director at Current, joined 500 Global to discuss why early stage companies need to think about water conservation now, and how they can approach stewardship and innovation when it comes to water.
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500 Startups Receives Diversity VC Certification as it Commits to Diversity and Inclusion

500 Startups Receives Diversity VC Certification as it Commits to Diversity and Inclusion

To better understand our diversity performance and signal our advocacy for D&I practices, we engaged Diversity VC, a non-profit organization.
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How the Gig Economy Is Shaping the Future of Work
gig economy
5 min read

How the Gig Economy Is Shaping the Future of Work

We invited Alex Rosenblat, the author of Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work, for a fireside chat.
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How Early Stage Companies Can Make Responsible Technology a Competitive Advantage

How Early Stage Companies Can Make Responsible Technology a Competitive Advantage

Tech giants face rising backlash over the enormous influence they wield in our lives, elections, economy and beliefs.
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Accelerating ESG Adoption in Early Stage Venture Capital

Accelerating ESG Adoption in Early Stage Venture Capital

Venture capitalists have an opportunity to embrace ESG, by reframing how they nurture and help build companies from the ground up.
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It’s Never Too Soon for Entrepreneurs to Make the World a Better Place (And Mean it)
ESG
4 min read

It’s Never Too Soon for Entrepreneurs to Make the World a Better Place (And Mean it)

Startups in their formative stages should think hard about the long term impact of their actions as they outline their mission.
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Black Lives Matter
black founders
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Black Lives Matter

500 stands steadfast with our Black colleagues, founders, families and community.   
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