These 8 mission-driven founders share their expertise.
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We asked eight of the entrepreneurs featured on our 100 Powerful Women list: How do you strike a balance between selling a product and promoting a cause?
“Businesses throw away food all the time because it’s the easiest thing to do. So we’ve created waste management software that gives businesses a way to understand what is being wasted and why. We’ve built predictive analytics to inform purchasing decisions. Our clients benefit from tax deductions, savings from reducing waste, and corporate social responsibility marketing and PR.” — Komal Ahmad; Founder and CEO, Copia, which has recovered and distributed more than one million pounds of unused food
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Check out more stories from our October/November issue’s list of 100 Powerful Women.