Many young people are creating businesses, but only a few are created for the purpose of making the world a better place. These two social entrepreneurs, Maria Mayanja and Kenton Lee, have created successful companies that make the world a better place at the same time.Read More
Courage, vulnerability, and compassion, all characteristics of a Change Creator. This is an inspiring story about three young students at Jacksonville’s Robert E. Lee High School who entered a National Kindness Challenge and it will inspire you just as it has inspired me. In their own way. they are creating the change they want to see in the world. Jacksonville’s Robert E. Lee High School has long been plagued with violence and segregation, and its students have faced significant challenges inside and outside the classroom. To put it in perspective, in one 13-person class: 11 students have seen someone get...Read More
Poverty in America and the world at large is pervasive, though few regard it as the most pressing social need of our time. Poverty seems to take a back seat to reducing taxes, increasing military power and revamping the healthcare plan.Read More
As industrialized nations struggle to slow the process of environmental degradation and resource depletion, social enterprises are forging innovative new pathways toward sustainability. Around the world, people are waking up to the fact that many of their current practices are unsustainable – damaging to both natural environments and indigenous cultures around the world. We’ve seen fires, pollution, deforestation, and oil spills that have disrupted marine life and underwater ecosystems. But in light of these environmental disasters, hope and innovation are flourishing. Findings from market intelligence agency, Mintel, show several promising consumer trends taking shape. About half of consumers surveyed...Read More
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