Social

Earth Day 2016: Sustainability, Eco-Tours, Food & More

Let’s be real for a second here. We have one beautiful and stunning Earth. Yet, there are a lot of unbeautiful things going on. Particularly around sustainability and green initiatives, there’s a lot of room for improvement. Every year we dedicate a day in April to celebrating the Earth. I don’t think that’s enough. First, […]

Read More

What McDonald’s and Corporate Responsibility Have In Common

When we think of the global franchise McDonald’s, it’s unlikely we think of a company at the forefront of corporate environmental and sustainability. I personally have visions of a red French fry basket. And maybe a burger. And a multicolored slide. What if I were to tell you that not do they have sustainable planet […]

Read More

Pushing the Boundaries of Fashion – Bracelets that Teach Coding

Yes, you read that right. There is a bracelet that can teach you how to code. Pink Think’s new visionary product blends social interaction, fashion and education in a manner to get girls excited about learning a difficult topic. Founder Makada Ricketts promises that if you are able to write a sentence that you too […]

Read More

A Construction Company Charting the Path for Social Change

Construction and social change rarely walk hand in hand. To be honest, when I think of construction sometimes the first images coming to the forefront show bulldozers tearing down wetlands or other nature preserves. That’s not always the case (and in most cases a gross representation of reality), yet you can’t deny the impact of […]

Read More

Fascinating Businesses Empowering Women and Girls

One thing I discovered when I started this podcast is that there are a lot of people doing some pretty darn impressive things around the globe. From technology to developing fair trade high quality hand crafted products to creating change from within a large-scale organization, the list is endless. And I fully intent to attempt […]

Read More

Haiti Earthquake Anniversary with REBUILD Globally Episode Trailer

After the devastating and incomprehensible earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, one social entrepreneur took a different road on the journey to recovery. Julie Colombino from REBUILD Globally wanted to emphasize dignified employment to highlight the strength of survivors.   Six years later, this message is still important to learn from.     LISTEN TO […]

Read More

When Investing Brings an ROI and Social Change

We draw a funny divide between our philanthropy and financial investing. One lives on one side of the house, the other firmly tucked away on the other side of the house. Yet what we often fail to realize is that our investments drive the growth of the companies we invest in.   A new movement […]

Read More