I am delighted to see that an ever-increasing number of major product producers and retailers are doing more to measure and monitor the quality, safety, social and environmental impact of where and how what they sell is made. And, I am especially happy to see that more progressive brands are taking steps to share supply[…..]
September is Hunger Action month and Feeding America has a great digital campaign going on to help raise awareness and encourage donations. In addition to the standard “Like Us” and “Follow Us” call-outs, Feeding America has gone a few steps further to capture a larger audience in an engaging way. Supporters of the initiative[…..]
When I was working on a marketing project for Water for People, I became convinced that clean, safe drinking water was one of most important social impact investments that can be made to help people in the developing world. And it was a bucket that helped convince me. Before you head out to work one[…..]
What you consume matters. No, this isn’t a post about healthy eating, it’s about the decisions you make daily in what you watch, read, frequent or purchase. people have long been making purchase decisions based on their ethics or morals Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring the topics of conscious consumption: what[…..]
Facebook plans to encourage members to declare their organ donor status on their profile. Will this encourage offline behavior?
Today Google released its latest offering, Google Drive. Although many of the Google services are geared primarily towards personal use, Drive has immediate – and significant – benefits for organizational use. Do members of your organization struggle with emailing large files back and forth, keeping track of document versions, or receiving files in a format[…..]
What do smoke detectors have to do with daylight saving time? Nothing! But collectively we have adopted a shared schedule to promote a desired behavior.
I came across this article written by Scott Henderson titled, “3 Best Social Good Startup Accelertaors You’ve Never Heard Of.” With the high unemployment level we are experiencing today the new generation of entrepreneurs are acknowledging the many issues and flaws in today’s institutions. Their goal is to change the world by creating new[…..]
I came across an article on Mashable.com written by Melissa Jun Rowley titled “How Five Tech Giants Are Giving Back to Education.” Microsoft, Intel, Comcast and the FCC, Time Warner Cable, and Hewlett Packard to name are among many of the tech and media companies driven to improve our children’s education. They have a common[…..]
For many, childhood is a time of wonder, safety and possibility. But for many others, childhood does not offer these advantages. It is just the opposite. Childhood is a time of grave threat, of oppression, even of slave labor. GoodWeave is on a mission to end that, and we all can help. While attending the[…..]