Category Archives: Social Good

New MBAs & California Law to Boost Social Entrepreneurship

Corporate Social Responsibility has always taken a backseat, at least in the business world, to maximizing profits and cornering markets. However, as a more socially conscious and tech savvy crowd moves through universities it is growing in viability and popularity. … Continue reading

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1% for the Planet Launches Ambassador Program

What do a beer-brewing CEO, a racecar driver, an artist, a media mogul, a pro-surfer, and a musician have in common? Several things, actually: They live under one sky, share one playground and are all committed to sustainability and giving … Continue reading

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Bringing Light to the Poor

A bottled liter of water with a few teaspoons of bleach is proving to be a successful recipe for dwellers in the light-deprived slums of the Philippines. The simple technology is spreading sunlight in places where it has never been, … Continue reading

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The Power of 5%

Nau donates a percentage of every sale (not just profits) to environmental and humanitarian organizations working for positive change. But what percentage is enough to change the world? Nau (pronounced “now”) is a clothing company based in Portland, Oregon that … Continue reading

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One Percent of the Story

1% for the Planet exists to build and support an alliance of businesses financially committed to creating a healthy planet. It’s about businesses recognizing that industry and ecology are inherently connected. It’s about realizing the positive effects of connecting businesses, … Continue reading

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