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3 Ways The ‘Internet of Everything' Is Improving Our World

Kathy Mulvany | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kathy Mulvany

In Jordan, through Cisco HealthPresence, doctors and patients can see and speak to one another from distant clinical settings as if they are face-to-face. Network-connected medical devices -- such as thermometers, stethoscopes, and handheld cameras -- route patient information from the clinic to the hospital for instant access to critical data by medical specialists.

Big Business Can Deliver Big Profits and Big Social Impact

Chuck Slaughter | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Chuck Slaughter

Where are the Wal-Marts, Apples, Googles, Coca-Colas or Unilevers of the social sector?

San Francisco Heroes Changing the World

Lena Tabori | Posted 12.26.2012 | San Francisco
Lena Tabori

As president of San Francisco-based Roots of Change, Michael Dimock's lofty goal is to create a sustainable food system in California by 2030 that can be used as a model for the rest of the country.

Taking the 'Avon' Way to Reach 'The Last Mile'

Chuck Slaughter | Posted 12.31.2011 | Impact
Chuck Slaughter

Roughly 270 million people in Africa still lack access to life's most essential products. Now more than ever, we need an efficient, scalable, and sustainable system to deliver life-saving and life-changing products to the world's poor.

Wife, Mother, Social Impact Trailblazer: Bridging the Worlds of Social Change

Nicole Skibola | Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact
Nicole Skibola

In recent years, the value of women to their communities has been celebrated and received newfound emphasis in economic development. Women are often the caretakers, the breadwinners and the binding forces of their communities.

'Living Goods' Barcode App Would Simplify Buying Local

Inhabitat | Diane Pham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of 18 Greener Gadgets finalists, the AUG/Living Goods Program is a conceptual mobile phone app that scans product barcodes and then instantly give...