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Small But Mighty: How Independent Retailers Can Continue To Make A Big Impact

Amy Peterson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Style
Amy Peterson

With massive corporations dominating the market, thousands of retailers clamoring for attention, and a less than favorable economy to contend with, be...

The Biggest Problem In America

Kevin Seldon | Posted 07.08.2016 | Impact
Kevin Seldon

I know it's been a tough year, and I know we have a lot problems in this world that need to be addressed. I know that it can often feel like an uphill...

Doing Well by Doing Good: An Interview with Clara Gaymard, Co Founder of RAISE

Alexandre Mars | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Alexandre Mars

I first learned about Clara Gaymard 10 years ago. She's an incredibly accomplished businesswoman, and she manages it all while being a mom of 9 kids! Clara worked really hard to build her career in parallel to everything else.

Millennials, Causes And The Election: How Millennials' Perspectives Of Personal Impact And Activism Change In An Election Year

Derrick Feldmann | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Derrick Feldmann

There are few events in the United States that make social issues and affiliated causes - including those who support and those who oppose them - as public and popular as presidential election cycles.

7 Ways To Support Your Community

Pawel Alva Nazaruk | Posted 06.27.2016 | Impact
Pawel Alva Nazaruk

We collected the best ways to change your neighborhood and your community's life, check it out!

Doing Well By Doing Good: An Interview With Steve Case, Chairman And CEO Of Revolution LLC And Co-Founder Of AOL

Alexandre Mars | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Alexandre Mars

I heard for the very first time of Steve Case in 2000 when AOL merged with TimeWarner for $350 Billion. For me at that time and at the peak of the int...

The Surprising Way Emergency Vehicles in Major U.S. Cities Are Going Green

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

When we think about the "green" car movement, chances are, we don't think about the cars that are producing more carbon monoxide while idling than any others: emergency vehicles.

Three Things I Learned By Taking a Road Trip From Newark to the White House with 38 Seventh-Graders

Monica Gray | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
Monica Gray

On June 3rd, 2016 I took a road trip to the White House with 38 seventh-graders from Newark, NJ, and it's a day that I'll never forget.

When We Come Together

Flynn Coleman | Posted 06.14.2016 | World
Flynn Coleman

We mourn, we celebrate, we come together. This month is Pride Month, to honor the 1969 Stonewall Riots in Manhattan. June 12th was also Loving Day, to...

Doing Good Is Good Business

Jennifer Risi | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Risi

You may remember Ogilvy's advertising campaign for Nationwide at the Super Bowl, which focused on reducing preventable accidents at home. It was one o...

Doing Well by Doing Good: An Interview with Leila Janah, Founder and CEO of Sama and Laxmi

Alexandre Mars | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Alexandre Mars

(Photo credit: Lee-or Atsmon Fruin) At age 25, Leila left her consulting job in NYC to launch Samasource, bringing her skill set in management consul...

Internet Users Raise a Quarter of a Million Dollars For Charity By Surfing the Web

Cyndi Chen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology
Cyndi Chen

In the age of Twitter justice and Boaty McBoatface, it's an uncanny and poetic moment when the Internet manages to fulfill its potential of uniting st...

From Traveler to Changemaker

Culture-ist | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Culture-ist

By Maria Russo In July 2015, my husband and I headed to Rwanda, a country that suffered one of the worst genocides the world has ever seen - more tha...

Women Entrepreneurs, Meet Women Investors

Daisy J Lin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Daisy J Lin

Women entrepreneurs don't have the same kind of networks as men. Enter women investors.

Headbands of Hope Fosters Fashion and Design for Childhood Cancer Patients

Jess Ekstrom | Posted 05.24.2016 | Good News
Jess Ekstrom

At Headbands of Hope, for every headband sold, a headband is given to a child with cancer. I was inspired to start Headbands of Hope as a college stud...

Doing Well by Doing Good: An Interview With Bertrand Thomas, Co-Founder of Caudalie

Alexandre Mars | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Alexandre Mars

Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas built a very successful skincare company that prides itself on formulating products with natural, sustainably harvest ingredients. A member of 1% For the Planet, Caudalie is a big supporter of our work at Epic Foundation...and big believer in doing well by doing good.

Using Virtual Reality for Social Change Work

Caroline Avakian | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Caroline Avakian

(photos courtesy of Trickle Up) Virtual reality is a newer medium that has the potential to revolutionize the way many global development and human r...

Why Congress Should Co-Work

John W. McCarthy | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
John W. McCarthy

Both Congress and the tech community can learn a thing or two from each other. Taking a page from innovative industries can radically transform the way elected officials represent their constituencies and change the way policy gets made.

Why Corporate Philanthropy Is The 21st Century Standard

Kallen Diggs | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
Kallen Diggs

Social good. In this era, it is more important than ever. Corporations have realized it too. It is the reason that there are a growing number of compa...

Small Businesses Tackle The Student Loan Debt Crisis

Kallen Diggs | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Kallen Diggs

Social good. It comes in many forms. Consumers feel good when they know that their dollars are being spent on their favorite products and contributing...

'Roads To Olympia': A Film With Impact

Roads To Olympia | Posted 03.29.2016 | Impact
Roads To Olympia

By Aaron Weiss for Roads To Olympia On the set of Roads To Olympia The art of storytelling can be a very powerful tool. Will the combination of mov...

My Plea to Tech Leaders on Behalf of 400,000 Kids

Danielle Gletow | Posted 03.28.2016 | Technology
Danielle Gletow

Recently I met with a leading advocacy organization at my office in Trenton, NJ. We spoke passionately for hours about the foster care system and its ...

The Impoverished Often Choose Between Buying Furniture and Food. This Group Makes Sure They Have Both

NationSwell | Posted 03.17.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

Dr. Mark Bergel hasn't slept in a bed since 2008. But thanks to his efforts, many of his neighbors have. While volunteering at a Washington, D.C. non...

4 Ways Your Passport Can Empower Women

G Adventures | Posted 03.07.2016 | Women
G Adventures

by Bruce Poon Tip Founder, G Adventures Whether you're dreaming of a beachfront getaway, researching adventures to stretch your body and mind, or com...

Why Most Americans Give Little or Nothing to Charity

David Briggs | Posted 03.02.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

Forty-five percent of Americans, including nearly four in 10 who said a generous self-identity was important to them, actually gave no money to charity in the past year.