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Want to Change the World? Get Ready to Get Your Hands Dirty Together

Christie Garton | Posted 11.09.2014 | Impact
Christie Garton

Thanks to social media and the other technology advances we've witnessed over the past couple of decades, these needs are more apparent and feel closer to our own back yard than they ever did before.

The Foundation for Creating Compassion: This Week in Seeding the Change

Ari Nessel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

These are just a few examples of what a little seed money can do when put in the hands of someone with a vision and a plan to change the world. If you were given $1000, how would YOU seed the change?

Food Waste to Plate: A Transcontinental Train Ride to Learn From the Real Food Pioneers

Daniella Uslan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Daniella Uslan

Americans throw out an astounding 40 percent of food each year, a value of $165 billion. The food, left in landfills, emits methane gas and contributes to global warming. Not only does food waste squander resources and money, food is missing the mouths of those who need it most.

What If Empowering Single Women Could Educate Entire Generations?

Matt Murrie | Posted 10.30.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Today, I'd like to share just how far Rai and his foundation have traveled in just under four months, all by taking a single question and turning it into a transformative action that will impact the lives of individuals and communities for years to come.

Balancing the Call for Collective Impact With the Call to Invest in Scaling What Works

Dorothy Stoneman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Dorothy Stoneman

Both are absolutely essential. Both will benefit from each other's success. The choice is not to do one or the other.

A Minute With... David Jones

David D. Burstein | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
David D. Burstein

I first met David Jones at the One Young World summit in Zurich where I saw these principles in action. I recently spoke with him about Who Cares Wins and his overall argument that holds that in the 21st century, businesses need to "do good" and "do well" in order to survive and thrive.

Occupy Wall Street Precursor 24 Years Old

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

For 24 years, the Social Venture Network has been pushing back against the received wisdom of American commerce. SVN members are building better, smarter businesses with multiple bottom lines: profits, planet, people.

Connecting through Clutter

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

Every day I post an item, tell the story behind it, and give it away to someone who wants it.