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Knowledge@Wharton

Knowledge@Wharton

Business, Business News

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Audio interviews with industry leaders and senior faculty with exclusive insights on current topics brought to you by Knowledge@Wharton and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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When Profit Powers a Clean Water Project for the Poor

December 1st, 2015

Episode 395 of 753 episodes

Ecofiltro began as a nonprofit with a goal of helping the rural poor in Guatemala get access to clean water. But CEO Philip Wilson realized that becoming a for-profit company actually helped fulfill his social goals.

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