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Meet The Creatives Who Spearheaded A Flag And Anthem For Refugee Olympic Team

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:59:00 -0500

For the first time ever, a refugee team was going to compete in the Olympics. There were 10 athletes with no national team, no flag, no anthem to call their own—until we gave them one.


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Why A Wine Industry Marketer Reached For His Better Angel

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:54:00 -0500

A frustrated wine retailer uncovered a way to join philanthropy with direct-to-consumer wine sales.


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BlackRock's $6 Trillion And The Social Purpose Of Corporations

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:59:00 -0500

The institutionalization of the individual investor’s savings has opened up a whole new battleground for the long term interests of society as a whole over simply short term performance.


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How The Steelers' Playoff Loss Created A Windfall Of Charitable Contributions

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:24:00 -0500

The Pittsburgh Steelers' loss brings happiness to Cincinnati and in turn brings money to non-profit foundation of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles. Tis' a season of giving from NFL fans.


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Leave The Office And Break Out Of Your Bubble

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:35:00 -0500

The most effective grantmakers aren’t behind closed doors — they’re out in their communities, talking to all stakeholders. Learn four benefits you’ll reap by hitting the streets you aim to serve.


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How Kids Would Make Age-Friendly Cities

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:11:00 -0500

At the New Jersey regionals of the Future City 'Age-Friendly City' competition, middle school students offered practical and fanciful ideas to age better.


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What This Founder Does To Negotiate Million-Dollar Projects

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:09:00 -0500

What's the one thing you can do to close a million dollar deal? Kathy LeMay, founder and CEO of Raising Change shows us what to do.


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This Hot Chicken-Fueled Social Enterprise Is Changing Lives

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 14:35:00 -0500

Sure, he prides himself on the mouth-watering grub he’s peddling. But the 32-year-old founder of Columbus hot spot Hot Chicken Takeover frequently admits that the chicken itself is a bit of a means to an end...he created this for one simple reason: to do good.


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8 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Trends To Look For In 2018

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:14:00 -0500

In 2018, the expectation is that companies will continue to expand their activism on and investment in the issues that matter to their employees, customers and communities. Here are some key trends to look for.


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Five Best Practices Of Extraordinary Grantmakers

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:03:00 -0500

I have seen “ordinary” grantmakers raise their impact to extraordinary levels, just by following a few good habits. Learn 5 best practices your organization can adopt to elevate your own outcomes.


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Executive Leadership Council COO Explains How to Blend Philanthropy With Your Career

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 17:00:00 -0500

Want to leverage your work, wealth and wisdom to for social good? Executive Leadership Council COO Brickson Diamond explains how to bring the same drive and intentionality to your philanthropy and board involvement as you bring to your career.


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The 10 Largest Charitable Donations Of 2017

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 15:53:00 -0500

The Chronicle of Philanthropy—a news and information source for all things charitable—tracks the amount of money that’s given by donors, and the organization releases data on the largest donations made public each year. This year the ten biggest charitable gifts totaled $10.2 billion.


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The Attack On Patagonia Is An Attack On American Sportsmen And Women

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 14:10:00 -0500

The shrinking of the Monuments—most of which allow hunting and fishing—comes at the expense of the American public, in general, and American sportsmen, in specific.


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Aligned Intermediary: Solving The Funding Conundrum

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 14:13:00 -0500

The concept of an "aligned intermediary" is an innovative new solution to the long-standing problem of matching capital to funding needs for sustainable development. The organization "Aligned Intermediary" is already demonstrating the power of this idea for addressing the problem of climate change.


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Kenyan Multi-Millionaire Narendra Raval Lands Book Deal With Bloomsbury India

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 05:43:00 -0500

Kenyan multi-millionaire steel tycoon Narendra Raval has landed a deal to publish his autobiography with Bloomsbury India, a subsidiary of Bloomsbury Publishing U.K.


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Giving Back: A New Year's Resolution for Social Media Celebrities

Mon, 1 Jan 2018 10:12:00 -0500

Why hasn't philanthropy yet become an important part of what social media stars are doing? Read about how giving back should become an influencer's #1 New Year's resolution for 2018.


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6 Steps To A More Generous 2018

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 20:15:00 -0500

Making changes in the year ahead? If you're writing down resolutions, add generosity to the list. Not only will you help your fellow social entrepreneur, but you'll be happier and more empathetic. Here's how to get started.


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Celebs Helped Raise At Least $135 Million For Hurricane Relief In 2017

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 14:59:00 -0500

Collectively, American celebs have raised or donated at least $135 million in 2017 for hurricane recovery efforts. Kevin Hart, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, J.J Watt, Leo DiCaprio, Bun B, Taylor Swift and Beyonce are among that number.


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Hans Rosling On Why Rich Countries Need To Tackle Climate Change Differently

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 12:13:00 -0500

In these previously unpublished comments, Hans Rosling talks about the challenges faced by businesses and governments as the balance of the world's population and economic wealth shifts radically, and about dealing with climate change


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: Bigelow Laboratory For Ocean Sciences

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 08:34:00 -0500

It's the final day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ve been posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.


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Working With Volunteers? Here Are 5 Steps To Better Engagement Next Year

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 23:11:00 -0500

If you're leading a nonprofit or social impact organization, you may have been burned by volunteers a time or two. Here's how to develop a better strategy for volunteer retention in the year ahead.


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With CEO Statesmanship Ascendant in 2017, What's Ahead in 2018?

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 19:57:00 -0500

2017 was a watershed year for CEO Statesmen to leverage their impact to push for societal change (with positive business results), and in which the American people will increasingly look to executives, rather than politicians, as change agents. What's next for 2018?


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: The Diaper Bank

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 09:30:00 -0500

It's the eleventh day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is The Diaper Bank.


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New Year's Resolutions For A Divided Planet

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Suggestions for world leaders to reverse this year's divisiveness and hostility.


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Shaking It Up: How An Innovative Tequila Brand Is Helping Women Get Ahead

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0500

The story of how a tequila company called Tanteo is making a difference in Mexico. Plus, the perfect margarita recipe.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: Make-A-Wish International

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 18:19:00 -0500

It's the tenth day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is Make-A-Wish International.


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Six Helpful Tips For Negotiating A Corporate Sponsorship

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:00:00 -0500

Negotiating corporate sponsorships can be tricky, but creating a successful relationship isn't impossible.


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Meet The Startup Helping Employees Join Non-Profit Junior Boards At Companies Like Citigroup And KKR

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:36:00 -0500

Rhoden Monrose and startup CariClub are looking to build a big business by helping employees at companies like Citigroup, KKR and Unilever find and connect with non-profits, starting with junior boards.


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All I Want For Christmas Is Bitcoin - Who Is In Control Of Our Digital Future?

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 06:34:00 -0500

Digital has given us the tools to distribute knowledge on a global scale. Ultimately, through the bubbles of speculative markets and fake news, everything regresses to the mean - this is human - just give us the time and the tools to learn and adapt to all of these new changes.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: Institute For Veterans And Military Families

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 18:02:00 -0500

It's the ninth day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is the Institute for Veterans and Military Families.


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Thousands Of Pets Were Abandoned in Puerto Rico-- Here Is How You Can Help

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:44:00 -0500

Thousands of pets were left abandoned in Puerto Rico after the passing of Hurricane María. PetFriendly is fighting to save these animals, and to provide a safe space for them to call home.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: HAVEN

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:50:00 -0500

It's the eighth day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is HAVEN.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: Tandem, Partners In Early Learning

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:27:00 -0500

It's the seventh day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is Tandem.


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The Psychology Of Giving

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 09:37:00 -0500

There is a profound psychology of giving, in which connecting to others brings out the best in us. We can tap into this psychology in structuring our daily routines, shaping and strengthening our best inclinations.


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Jadeveon Clowney Flipped The Script And Played Santa Claus

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 11:34:00 -0500

Merry #trashmas! From Jacksonville ... What? Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney turned a trolling trash talk situation into a Christmas surprise for women and children in need.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: K9s For Warriors

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 17:28:00 -0500

It's the fifth day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is K9s for Warriors.


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Dad Questioned After Southwest Flight Attendant Suspects Human Trafficking

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 15:11:00 -0500

Human trafficking is a serious problem but there's a chasm of uncertainty about how much human trafficking goes on on airlines and how effective flight attendants can be sussing that out. The Southwest Airlines case raises the question, what happens when flight attendants make a mistake?


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China Is Giving More Foreign Aid Than It Gets

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 04:00:00 -0500

China still takes aid from development banks, but the country has helped 140 others with aid of its own, sometimes in return for paybacks.


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A Holiday Wish List For The Sports World

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:45:00 -0500

A holiday wish list for some of the biggest names in sports.


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This Airline Employee Just Performed A Christmas Miracle

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0500

The story of an airline worker's act of kindness during the holidays. Plus, what to do if you lose something on a plane.


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Which State Is The Most Generous And Who Wins?

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:35:00 -0500

How do the U.S. states stack up when it comes to online charitable giving?


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PGAV Demonstrates Why Empathy Should Power Your Company Culture

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:22:00 -0500

Mike Konzen is the principal and chair of PGAV Destinations, a St. Louis-based planning and design firm specializing in worldwide attractions. The company is a place where egos are de-emphasized, and empathy—to the benefit of their employees, community, and designs—reigns supreme.


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4 Lessons For Entrepreneurs To Make Work Meaningful -- And Profitable

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:01:00 -0500

Entrepreneur Shawn Askinosie's new book offers insightful lessons and an actionable road map to make your life — and business — more meaningful to you, your employees, and the world.


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The Delusional Philanthropist

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 05:00:00 -0500

All too often philanthropists delude themselves about their own effectiveness because they don’t see the myriad ways that they are adding needless complexity and complication to their work. This is known as Delusional Altruism. It is insidious, but curable.


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Upper-Income Taxpayers Can Benefit From The Standard Deduction: What You Need To Do Now

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:55:00 -0500

Whether your income is $100,000 or $100,000,000, you may be able to benefit from the standard deduction, even if you are very charitable. All you have to do is bunch your contributions.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: Women's Lunch Place

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:28:00 -0500

It's the fourth day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is Women's Lunch Place.


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The Technology Think Tank Everyone Wants To Be A Part Of In 2018

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:56:00 -0500

2018 will be a bumper year for social good after a dumpster fire of a year for most platforms and big companies. A new Think Tank aims to hold companies to account and make technology more ethically sound across Europe.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: Helen Keller International

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:51:00 -0500

It's the third day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is Helen Keller International.


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CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry And Justin Long Host A Night Of Laughs, Music And Charitable Giving

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:37:00 -0500

Last night, CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry and Justin Long proved the power of collective giving at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre.


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How This Cardiff University Professor is Putting Up The Fight Against Maternal Mortality

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:53:00 -0500

Professor Judith Hall made headlines in the year 2011, for inventing a device which stops potentially fatal injections of drugs into the wrong part of the body.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: SecureFutures

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:25:00 -0500

It's the second day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is SecureFutures.


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Timothy Sykes: Power Of Financial Freedom And Philanthropy

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:49:00 -0500

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Timothy Sykes about what drives him and his business.


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The Largest U.S. Charities For 2017

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:45:00 -0500

United Way Worldwide still leads the list, but contributions continue a long decline.


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12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2017: Respite Care Charleston

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:00 -0500

It's the first day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2017. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting one a day for – well, 12 days (I’m clever that way). Today's charity is Respite Care Charleston.


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Entrepreneur Risks Everything To Launch Maternity Wardrobe Service And Make Her Family Proud

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:19:00 -0500

Jenny Leung left a lucrative career in the corporate world to start up and innovative subscription service of professional maternity wear.


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How To Stay Positive At Work When You Hate Your Job

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:00:00 -0500

If you hate your job, why not prepare yourself to take on a future career that you will love?


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These Two Nonprofit Founders Are Dedicated To Making Life Better For Animals

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:40:00 -0500

When she was in 8th grade, Annie Blumenfeld began painting portraits of people's pets to raise money for her animal rescue nonprofit Wags 4 Hope. Actress Alison Eastwood runs her own animal rescue nonprofit, Eastwood Ranch Foundation. Both women are following their purpose in saving animals' lives.


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5 Fearless Female Founders To Follow In 2018

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:51:00 -0500

Get ready for 2018 by following five fearless women who are taking on some of the most urgent issues of the day, including the gender gap in tech, disaster relief in Puerto Rico, and child marriage in the United States.


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Where's The Joy?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:13:00 -0500

Philanthropy is supposed to feel great. But what if it doesn’t? The quest for joy shouldn’t be condensed into a few weeks but should be something we all strive for in our work year-round.


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How Women Leaving Prison Are Finding Purpose In Their Lives

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:11:00 -0500

2017 Influencer in Aging Susan Burton explains how her group helps women find purpose after spending years in prison and how much these women have to offer.


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Stanford, Colombia Educators Win Tencent Co-Founder's First Yidan Prizes

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:27:00 -0500

Yidan Prize founder Charles Chen topped the 2017 Forbes China Philanthropy List


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How UNICEF USA Hooked An Elusive Audience

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 15:02:00 -0500

The power of your brand alone, however well known, will not always attract all of your prospects—sometimes you have to go beyond your walls.


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David Rockefeller's Rolodex Offers A Master Class In Making Friends And Influencing People

Thu, 7 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0500

The average business professional conducts transactions; great business leaders create transformations.


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Look At These Guys, You Can Be Bigger Than Your Job Title

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 08:57:00 -0500

Take a lesson from the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the year award. You're not just your job. That's not the case for the Houston Texans J.J. Watt and the Astros José Altuve. They're great at what they do professionally, but they were acknowledged for acts away from their jobs.


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All-In Philanthropy: The Story Of Bloomberg LP's Rebuilding Team In The U.S. Virgin Islands

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 17:09:00 -0500

After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria devastated communities in the southern U.S. and the Caribbean, America’s CEOs reacted by orchestratingone of the single largest philanthropic moments in recent memory. This story is about one new model of philanthropy in the Virgin Islands by Bloomberg LP.


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Nigerian Company Taleveras Sponsors 6-Year Old Boko Haram Victim For Spinal Surgery

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 06:39:00 -0500

A six-year old Boko Haram victim, Ali Ahmadu, who sustained severe spinal cord injuries after being run over by Boko Haram terrorists with a motorcycle during an invasion of Chibok village in 2013, has successfully completed a spinal surgery in Dubai, UAE.


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The Most And Least Charitable States In The U.S. In 2017

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 15:23:00 -0500

Every year, millions of Americans donate their time and money to charities. To find out which states are the most active, we looked at a report from WalletHub—a personal finance information company--which ranks them based on a number of philanthropic metrics.


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These Are Bill Gates' Favorite 5 Books Of 2017

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 09:09:00 -0500

Billionaire bookworm Bill Gates released his 6th annual list of his favorite books of the year including one on poverty in America, a graphic memoir and historical fiction about a double agent during the Vietnam War.


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Maintaining Focus In The Face Of Tragedy

Sun, 3 Dec 2017 08:31:00 -0500

When people in our communities are devastated by natural or manmade tragedies, how do we respond to – or better yet work to prevent – those tragedies?


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Penguin Publishing's Book Gifting Hotline: The Triumph Of Human Personalization In The Algorithm Age

Fri, 1 Dec 2017 17:58:00 -0500

For the past four years volunteers at Penguin Random House have manned the Penguin Hotline to assist consumers find the perfect book to gift to their loved ones. In 2016, the Penguin Hotline received and answered over 3000 queries to help bring the focus of the holidays on what matters most: People.


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This NYC Restaurant Donates 100% Of Profits To Charity -- And Creates Jobs For Those In Need

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 21:18:00 -0500

At P.S. Kitchen, a plant-based restaurant in NYC, 100% of profits are donated to charity. Even better? The restaurant employs those in transitional housing and in need of a hand up...not a hand out. This is their story.


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Garbage Lend Their Support To LGBTQ Community At TrevorLIVE Gala

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:59:00 -0500

This Sunday night in L.A. The Trevor Project will put on their annual TrevorLIVE gala, to be headlined by the multi-platinum Garbage. Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson speaks out on why it is important for the band to be there and the role of artists in giving back.


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5 Things To Remember As You Prepare For Year-End

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0500

Year-end can be a dauntingly stressful time. Don't let it get you down. Instead, remember these tips to finish the year strong, blending both productivity and time to celebrate with your team.


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A Calendar To Save The World

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Lavazza's 2018 calendar in partnership with photographer Platon and The United Nations challenges us all to be better global citizens


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Teach Giving With Three Empty Jars

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 07:41:00 -0500

The early lessons we teach our children about caring for others are lessons they carry with them always. This holiday season, try one simple method to invest in your child’s philanthropic spirit.


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Who Will Pay For Nature? How To Catalyze Private Investment In Sustainability

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:45:00 -0500

As more and more world leaders call for action on climate change, a difficult challenge arises: How do we pay for it? Here are three ways to mobilize private investment in a sustainable future.


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Give Back By Buying Booze On Giving Tuesday

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:02:00 -0500

These beer and liquor companies directly support charity each time you buy a bottle.


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4 Giving Tuesday Tips For A Year Of Donor Fatigue

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:07:00 -0500

To pitch in on Giving Tuesday 2017, here are four ways to donate to charity effectively and wisely, even if you have donor fatigue.


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Want To Make A Difference This Giving Tuesday? Support These Organizations That Are Making An Impact

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:51:00 -0500

Put your dollars to good use this Giving Tuesday by supporting these organizations making meaningful impact in their communities and beyond.


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Don't Forget Hurricane Survivors This Holiday Season

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

The lingering impact of this year’s brutal hurricane season—especially on people who were already vulnerable—shouldn’t be overlooked this holiday season.


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The Communication Formula That Opens Hearts, Minds And Wallets

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500

Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable giving season. Charities that want to amplify their message this season and all year long should consider the power of story to inspire their donors.


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How The YMCA'S Valerie Barker Waller Is Inspiring Inclusivity

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:37:00 -0500

Authenticity comes naturally for the Y because inclusivity and tolerance are ingrained in their purpose and mission. Given the sentiment around inclusivity in our country and around the world, these values have become even more critical and timely.


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Giving Tuesday: 5 Best Tax Tips For Deducting Donations

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

You have to be careful when donating money or merchandise. Here are 5 IRS rules you can't ignore.


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Natural Capital -- A Movement To Show Nature Is Worth More Alive Than Dead

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:27:00 -0500

How do we move financial markets to account for the destruction of nature and value its preservation?


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8 Creative Ways To Teach Your Children About Charity This Holiday Season

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:02:00 -0500

What better time to teach our children about giving and gratitude than the holidays? Here are eight impactful ways to get your child involved.


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Saving the Environment Through Art

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 09:15:00 -0500

Environmental Change Through Art: Sibylle Szaggars' "The Way of the Rain" featuring Robert Redford in a Multimedia Performance


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8 Ways To Support The Social Entrepreneur In Your Life

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:33:00 -0500

Whether it's during the holidays or on a regular weeknight, conversations between families and social entrepreneurs can be difficult. Remember these 8 things as you interact with the entrepreneur in your life, and always remember to be supportive.


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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Respect In Philanthropy

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:44:00 -0500

Leave a legacy that goes far beyond the dollars you give. Use these six simple strategies to make a culture respect part of your philanthropy.


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Seat Of Power Episode 7: Caroline Barlerin On Amplifying Voices On Twitter

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:48:00 -0500

Tune into our latest episode of Seat of Power with the head of community outreach and philanthropy at Twitter.


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Tweet For Good This Thanksgiving

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:57:00 -0500

Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." What if you could change the world with one tweet? Let's use social media for good this holiday season and invite the whole family to join in.


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Cities Are Growing More Powerful, And That May Be Good For You

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:12:00 -0500

Mike Bloomberg's time as Mayor of New York City showed how Mayors of large cities could play major roles in preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which led to Bloomberg Philanthropies' Partnership for Healthy Cities.


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Turning Point: Global Supply Chains And Carbon

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:28:00 -0500

Twenty-five years ago the Union of Concerned Scientists published what they hoped would be a game-changing wake-up call to the world. In it, 1,700 esteemed scientists called out what they saw as a broad pattern of rising environmental damage that would, if unchecked, lead to “vast human misery.”...


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Nigerian Multi-Millionaire Gilbert Chagoury Receives National Honor In Rwanda

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:57:00 -0500

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has awarded Nigerian multi-millionaire business mogul Gilbert Chagoury with the national order of friendship medal ‘Igihango’, one of the highest national honors in the East African country.


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Stop Confusing CSR With Purpose

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:56:00 -0500

Corporate Social Responsibility is important ... but it's not to be confused with purpose.


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American Masters Shares 'Memories' Of Bob Hope With Latest Film About Iconic Entertainer

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:55:00 -0500

With Billy Crystal reading Bob Hope's writings and interviews with Conan O’Brien, Kermit the Frog, Tom Selleck, Brooke Shields and Dick Cavett, American Masters features the only performer to achieve success in every form of mass entertainment from vaudeville to movies to personal appearances.


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