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Sharon D’Onofrio: The Challenge of Scale- It’s about Markets

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By Sharon D’Onofrio, Executive Director, Seep Network

The SEEP Network is a…

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Added by Lee Rael on April 25, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

Christina Gradl: Launching the 2014 Inclusive Business eLab

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Trevor Keel: World Gold Council - Combatting Malaria

By Dr Trevor Keel, Head of Technology at The World Gold Council

In a film, Gold for Health: Ghana Spotlight, released today, the World Gold Council is highlighting the role gold, and the gold mining industry, can play in the prevention of diseases such as malaria.

 

The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry, and our…

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Added by member on April 24, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments

What Can We Learn From the Tragedy in Bangladesh?

I wanted to repost this blog I wrote about Rana Plaza on the anniversary of this tragedy because of all the raw emotion I felt from witnessing an event that should never have taken place. Bangladesh holds a special place in my heart because of my cultural roots.  Evolvemint has been working with women enterprises and gender forward enterprises in Bangladesh specifically to mitigate such tragedies from happening again.

One year later - it is thrilling to…

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Added by Sophia Hyder on April 24, 2014 at 17:53 — No Comments

Give Your Dear Mother (Earth) a Gift on Her Special Day

 

Earth day heart process s300x300 Every day should be Earth Day.

That said, the official Earth Day celebration takes place once a year, an occasion when over a billion people in 190 countries take action, whether in the form of planting trees, cleaning up their communities, or doing anything else that says “I love you” to the…

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Added by Ryan Scott on April 23, 2014 at 10:48 — No Comments

Silo Busting: 4 ways to do good business

By Felicity McLean, Communications and Framework Change Manager at Ashoka.

Role of business in shaping a better tomorrow

Solutions to the world’s most pressing problems and exciting opportunities are global, interconnected and interdependent. Business’…

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Added by Ashoka on April 23, 2014 at 10:47 — No Comments

Mar Maestre: What role can business play in tackling nutrition challenges?

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Added by Mar Maestre on April 22, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments

The 9 Best Jobs in Africa Don’t Exist Yet

By Simon Stumpf, Regional Director for Ashoka in East Africa. 

60% of the best jobs in the next ten years haven’t been invented yet. At least that’s what futurologist Thomas Frey is fond of saying. This is great news because lots of good, new jobs will be…

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Aaron Sherinian: 1 Billion + 3 Reasons to Think about 2030



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Samir Singh: Can one village make a difference?

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Added by Lee Rael on April 22, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Simone Cipriani: Design for People, Plan for Good Business

Photo: Daily scene from a slum in Korogocho, a slum in Nairobi Kenya. Photo Credit Ethical Fashion Initiative …

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Added by Lee Rael on April 22, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments

Real Business Philanthropy Starts with Real Stories

 

storytelling here sign Storytelling is a hot marketing buzzword these days, and for good reason; in the business world, it’s the newest form of smart corporate communications.  Telling your story is imperative for many aspects of business, and a…

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Added by Ryan Scott on April 17, 2014 at 5:57 — No Comments

Coca-Cola's Refreshing Impact in Brazil

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Added by Meghan Ennes on April 16, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments

Magic Hour for Causes

 

magichour Happy 40th, National Volunteer Week.       

Endorsed and supported by President Obama, Congress and other national and state leaders, National Volunteer Week kicked off on April 6th this year and winds down on April 12th, with…

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Added by Ryan Scott on April 16, 2014 at 5:48 — No Comments

Chad Jordan: Business + Social Good = #bizsogood14 contest

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Damian Payiatakis: My first 100 days as an Intrapreneur

By Damian Payiatakis, Director of Strategic Development, Barclays Wealth

As an intrapreneur, I'm developing a new concept that I hope will…

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Added by Lee Rael on April 14, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

#bizsogood14

Submissions are coming in for #bizsogood14.  Have you submitted your organization or your idea?  We want to hear how you employ business as a tool for social impact!

Check out the contest page …

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Added by Chad Jordan on April 13, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments

Ida Jeng: Big Business, Bigger Impact: The Pursuit, Peril, and Power of Partnership

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