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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
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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
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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 …

Orangutans Gain a Small and Powerful Voice

September 3, 2010 – 10:58 am
Maddy Cerra

Maddy Cerra is a reminder to people all over the world that everyone, no matter how old or young, can make a difference.
The four-year-old Australian girl first learned about endangered orangutans at school. When her …

The Fun Theory

August 30, 2010 – 1:45 pm
Piano Stairs-The Fun Theory

What is the most compelling way to get people to recycle, pick up their trash, or use the stairs? Volkswagen’s initiative The Fun Theory believes that the best way to teach responsible behavior is to …