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Oct
04
2011
News flash: Organizations consist of people. How well an organization works depends on how its people interact and work together. Thus, every organization is "social." But so what? How do we make use of this universal fact?
Oct
03
2011
The idea began bubbling inside Sarah Baird when she worked as a press secretary for the governor of Kentucky. As she toured the state, traveling from the poor regions of Appalachia to more affluent cities, she observed that almost every family she met struggled with the same issue: the skyrocketing...
Sep
26
2011
Location-based, check-in type mobile applications have all been the rage recently, but intrepid developers are still coming up with interesting ways to find niche uses or audiences. The latest one we’ve heard about mashes up check-ins with corporate social responsibility – Truismo (www.truismo.com...
Sep
21
2011
It’s always nice to see mega-brand corporations give a little something back. For the most valuable company in the world, Apple, it’s only fitting that what they give back would be one of the more valued devices on the market: the first generation iPad.
Sep
21
2011
If your idea of social business is a Twitter account where you answer some follower questions, a Facebook page that features some links and a YouTube channel, IBM says you're thinking too small.
Sep
21
2011
Recently, I interviewed Matt Bannick, Managing Partner of the Omidyar Network—a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. They invest in and help scale innovative organizations to catalyze economic, social,...
Sep
20
2011
 Over the past 11 years, some of the most elite corporate citizenship and CSR programs have been named winners and finalists for "The Citizens." Join the 2011 finalist season by following us on Twitter, Facebook, and our blog! The winners will be announced on Nov. 17th at the Awards gala in...
Sep
19
2011
In a novel bid to lower the environmental impact of its products, outdoor-gear maker Patagonia is telling its customers to "Buy less, buy used." To make it easier for them to do so, the Ventura, Calif.–based outfitter set up an online marketplace in collaboration with eBay.
Sep
16
2011
It takes extraordinary chutzpah to promote a vision before it can be fully realized by your audience, let alone your company. IBM did just that in 1997 when it introduced the notion of e-business. Fourteen years later, it is doing it again with a concept they call social business. Given its...
Sep
09
2011
Last November, I had the privilege of participating in Discovery Communications’ first Creating Change pro bono event — where employees across the company lent their creativity and talent to local nonprofits in need of marketing, communications, social media and creative support. Today, Discovery’s...
Sep
07
2011
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Northampton, MA - September 6, 2011 - The 2012 Social Innovation Awards present a forum for companies to highlight their latest practical applications for advancing social and environmental responsibility and innovation throughout their organizations. Since the Social...
Sep
06
2011
Howard Buffett is attempting to unify the scattered world of independent nonprofits through his grandfather's multi-billion dollar investment strategy: invest in a portfolio of smart people and let them flourish. Having just taken the reins as Executive Director of the family foundation after...

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