The Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs

We asked readers to vote for businesses that are trying to make money and to bring about societal change. Here are the winners

Back in January, the BusinessWeek SmallBiz team asked readers to collaborate on its first annual roundup of the most promising social entrepreneurs in the U.S. The idea was to track down trailblazing companies, in operation for at least a year, that aimed to turn a profit while tackling societal problems. Over 200 impressive nominations streamed in, representing a range of industries and target markets.

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