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Etsy Won't Sacrifice Its Principles For Wall Street Investors

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business

Etsy showed Tuesday that a public company, beholden to shareholders craving short-term financial gains, can still hold to its principles. The online ...

Creating a Movement, Addressing Inequality Differently

Derrick Feldmann | Posted 01.26.2016 | Impact
Derrick Feldmann

Go out and explore. Take an attitude of fixing things when you see them. Experience them and understand them. Approach things as you want to accomplish them. That will make the world a better place.

What Can We Learn About Epic Life From Epic Foundation?

Milena Milićević | Posted 01.14.2016 | Technology
Milena Milićević

Alexandre Mars has a special radiance around him. When you see him, you are uncertain about the sport he trains, yet he certainly leads a balanced lif...

After the Fall: Beyond The Big Short

AdaPia d'Errico | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
AdaPia d'Errico

Anyone working in finance or real estate watches the housing and stock markets, economic indicators, social trends and, more recently, films. Specific...

Better Together: How to Make the Biggest Impact Through Nonprofit and For-Profit Partnerships

Christie Garton | Posted 01.08.2016 | Impact
Christie Garton

No matter what cause, industry or issue a nonprofit focuses on, the goal remains the same: make the biggest impact possible.

No Resolutions. Picking Yourself to Create the Change (Or World) You Want

Tim McDonald | Posted 12.31.2015 | Impact
Tim McDonald

Should I share all the wonderful things that happened in 2015, or the uncertainty and excitement that I feel 2016 is bringing? You see, this is the first year in a long time that I don't have a clear roadmap come January 1st of how every day will be structured.

The Noteworthy Charitable Causes of the NFL's Alumni Players

Sherwin Sheik | Posted 12.23.2015 | Sports
Sherwin Sheik

The NFL's alumni is to be commended for choosing to support causes that won't generate widespread publicity but where their involvement will make a meaningful difference for the people they will interact with.

The social bad in selling social good

Adora Svitak | Posted 12.22.2015 | Impact
Adora Svitak

March 2014: I'm at Seattle's We Day, the flashy event celebrating youth public service that happens in stadiums in various big cities every spring. ...

B Corp Dharma Merchant Services Brings Transparency to Credit Card Processing

Sandra Stewart | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Sandra Stewart

Launching a community-minded, transparency-focused business in an industry he describes as "rife with deceptive business practices, outrageous fees and disadvantageous contracts," Jeff Marcous thought his venture's appeal was clear.

Going Against the Flow: Craig Newmark and Allyson Kapin

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.17.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Craig Newmark is the founder of Craigslist and Craigconnects. Allyson Kapin has founded Women Who Tech and Rad Campaign. They are committed to leveraging technology for philanthropy and social good.

How Edward Norton, Humans of New York, and craigconnects are Supporting Syrian Refugees

Craig Newmark | Posted 12.17.2015 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The deal is, if you can spare a few bucks, you will really be helping people like this who lost his wife and daughter when a missile tore through the house that he built for them in Syria. This father (featured above) is also battling stomach cancer and has not been able to afford treatment due to lack of health insurance.

Listening For Disruption: Blue Lights and New Knees

Trisa Thompson | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
Trisa Thompson

D-Rev sends its designers into the field to conduct interviews with patients, doctors and nurses. By talking with doctors in rural India, D-Rev learned that many babies with jaundice were not being treated effectively because their equipment was too expensive to maintain.

4 Takeaways From Moneythink's Successful Blend of High Touch, High Tech

T.J. Cook | Posted 12.15.2015 | Impact
T.J. Cook

Like many nonprofits and social good organizations, Moneythink found its early footing as a hands-on local program that eventually reached a crossro...

A Sea of Change in Employee Giving, New Report Finds

Ryan Scott | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Ryan Scott

It's important to recognize that the top talent and new client prospects you're chasing are taking a close look at you, too, analyzing how seriously your company takes its role as a citizen on the global stage.

Rising Above the Noise: How Your Nonprofit Can Stand Out Online

Brian Cute | Posted 12.01.2015 | Impact
Brian Cute

The Internet is increasingly becoming more crowded. With more than three billion people online and 3.5 billion Google searches a day, nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies alike are competing to capture the limited attention span of the modern Internet user.

No, Hate, You Cannot Have Paris

Flynn Coleman | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Flynn Coleman

I have lived some of the greatest days of my life in Paris. I have loved there, had some of the most profound love story moments of my life there. That is Paris, for me, and for many others. So hate, you cannot have Paris.

Give $500K Back to Vets With a Hashtag: Here's How...

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.06.2015 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, I'm a big supporter of veterans, military families, and the orgs that support 'em. As Veterans Day approaches, the Bob Woodruff Foundation announ...

Why Giving Back to the Birds Matters

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.03.2015 | Green
Craig Newmark

Not only did I support 'em financially, but I worked with Audubon's team on a social media partnership, which helped to raise Audubon's profile, expand their network and generate support.

It Takes a Vegan Village to Raise a Pig 

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 10.29.2015 | Green
M. Shannon Hernandez

Over 120 people gathered around the bonfire at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary in New Jersey to listen to the story of how two chickens, named Uri ...

Best Interests, Better Outcomes

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics
Thomas E. Perez

Can an ERISA pension plan invest in projects or companies that serve the common good, while still keeping at the forefront the fiduciary obligation to invest prudently and for the exclusive benefit of retirees and workers?

5 Things I Realized About Farm Life While Volunteering at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 10.20.2015 | Impact
M. Shannon Hernandez

During my time volunteering at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary for my new book, I got an up-close and personal look at what it really takes to run a compassionate farm. I also battled some emotional barriers I had enclosed around my heart over the years.

The 'New And Improved' Sustainable Development Goals. Why Should Brands Care?

Leslie Pascaud | Posted 10.08.2015 | Impact
Leslie Pascaud

These leaders have established 17 ambitious sustainable goals for the world to accomplish--in only 15 short years. The exhilaration came from feeling empowered to think about new ways to tackle some of these goals using the powerful marketing tools at our disposal.

My Heart Belongs to the Rescued Animals at Tamerlaine Farm Animal Sanctuary

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
M. Shannon Hernandez

There was a time in my life where I didn't think twice about the souls of animals. Hell, I have even shot at squirrels and turkeys in my youth, hav...

Putting Money Where My Mouth Is and Funding Women-led Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.29.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

At Microsoft in Times Square this November 9, ten women-led startups will pitch their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of investors for t...

One Thing You Can Do to Give Back to Teachers

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.09.2015 | Education
Craig Newmark

Okay, the deal is teachers in lots of schools never get a break, and that's often true in schools that serve military families, too. DonorsChoose.or...