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Putting Poverty Alleviation in the Hands of the Impoverished

Martin Burt | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
Martin Burt

The fact remains that one out of every four Paraguayans are still living in poverty and that economic growth has not "trickled down" to the poorest members of the society.

Lessons on Building a Social Enterprise From the First Buy-One-Give-One Food Company

Peter Walters | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Peter Walters

It pays to give. TOMs has given over 10 million pairs of shoes; SoapBox Soaps has provided over 20,000 children with vitamin supplements for a year; W...

11,993 Miles ~ A Journey of Social Good

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 01.31.2014 | Hawaii
Kelly Mitchell

Chris Akin and his twin brother Doug had tired of the conventional business world. They were half a world away from each other, Chris in Hawaii and D...

The Life Out Loud: A Peanut Butter That Saves Lives

MeiMei Fox | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Moyo is Swahili for "heart and soul." That makes it a terrific name for a brand of nutritionally enhanced peanut butters that are healthy (and delicious) for you and me, while also helping to save the lives of severely malnourished children across the globe.

Social Impact in Haiti: The Value of Experience

Peter Walters | Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact
Peter Walters

It's difficult, if not impossible, to fully understand something without experiencing it firsthand. This is true in business, life and love. Last week, I had a humbling experience on a trip to Haiti that reminded me of the importance of experience.

Passion, Purpose and Clarity Unpacked

Peter Walters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Peter Walters

When considering a career path, I'm sure you've been told to"follow your passion," right? If you're doing something that inspires and motivates you more than anything else, it's probably a good road to be on. But this question likely has left you wondering: what is my passion...?

TOMS Will Not Sustain You

Ruzan Sarwar | Posted 10.29.2012 | Impact
Ruzan Sarwar

TOMS' philanthropy is admirable but the execution is poor. It does not do developing nations any long term good. So, why is it being copied? Because it's sexy.

An Interview With Pubslush Founder Jesse Potash

Phil Simon | Posted 10.13.2012 | Books
Phil Simon

I recently sat down with Jesse Potash, founder of Pubslush, a new online publishing platform. The following is an excerpt of our conversation.

Bare Your Soles!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

Free your toes today in support of TOMS "One Day Without Shoes!" Now in its fifth year "One Day Without Shoes" encourages people around the world t...

Jessica Prois

TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie Introduces One-For-One Book-Giving Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact

For the disillusioned office worker who's realized cubicle life won't cut it, this book's for you. Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, released his firs...

The Olsen Twins Bring a Little Luxury to TOMS

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Earlier this year, TOMS and The Row announced that they would be joining forces to collaborate on a limited edition line of shoes and this wee...

Why I'm Speaking At Willow Creek Church

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

In light of recent events, I think it is important that I clarify TOMS' position with regard to my speaking engagements in advance of my upcoming appearance at Willow Creek Church.

TOMS Founder Under Fire For Speaking At Anti-Gay Organization

The Informer | Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS shoes, landed in a heap of trouble when news broke on Friday that he spoke at a June 30 Focus on the Family event in O...

From Toe To Head: TOMS Announces Eyewear As New 'One For One' Product

The Huffington Post | Carly Gillis | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact

After years of proving that combining style and charitable causes can make a successful business plan, TOMS has decided to expand its philanthropic ve...

Today, TOMS Asks You to Go 'One Day Without Shoes'

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 06.05.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

For one day a year, the TOMS' community goes barefoot to raise awareness for the children around the world that don't have shoes. We call this event One Day Without Shoes, and TODAY is that day.

PHOTOS: A Launch Party For TOMS Shoes' New 'Dan Eldon' Line

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

TOMS Shoes, a "One-For-One Movement" that donates a pair of shoes for every pair purchased, hosted a launch party last night for their new 2011 Spring...

One Million Pairs of Shoes!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jack Hidary

Toms Shoes just delivered its millionth pair of shoes to those in need. The Toms model of giving a pair of shoes for every pair it sells is now sca...