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Ecovative Design

October 6, 2010 – 3:06 pm
Ecovative Design

Ecovative Design is a company that has created a business out of environmental sustainability.
Ecovative is probably best known for their EcoCradle packaging, a natural alternative to plastic and Styrofoam packaging, but they also produce an …

Glen Hansard Raises Money for Maasai Truck

October 4, 2010 – 1:01 pm
Glen Hansard and Edward Norton in Kenya

Academy Award-winning musician Glen Hansard is raising money through benefit concerts and the website Crowdrise to send a truck to a conservation group in Kenya.
Glen Hansard is one half of the group the Swell Season, …

Solar Sister

September 29, 2010 – 10:28 am
Solar Sister

Solar Sister proves that entrepreneurship and environmentalism can work together to improve the living conditions of African communities.
Solar Sister works with women in Sudan and Uganda to set up their own solar micro-businesses and sell …

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

September 20, 2010 – 1:18 pm

This week, the Clinton Global Initiative will be having their annual meeting in New York City. Leaders, philanthropists, and great minds from around the world will be hosting sessions on a wide range of issues …

TOMS Shoes

September 20, 2010 – 11:28 am

TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie is a young social entrepreneur, and TOMS Shoes is a wonderful example for young people looking to build a successful business and change the world at the same time.
TOMS Shoes …

Global Giving

September 16, 2010 – 10:41 am

There are a lot of people and organizations who need help and ¬†sometimes it’s hard to decide who to donate money to. ¬†Also, if you have limited means you might think that a small …