About Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani Hi there! I am Priti and I specialize in strategy and communications for impact organizations that aim to create social, environmental and economic wealth for all stakeholders. Working from the ground up, I help these do-gooders craft effective programs for community engagement, outreach and profitability. Follow my work covering do-gooders, cleanweb, start-ups and Web 2.0 businesses on Ecopreneurist and at Crowdsourcing Week. I enjoy traveling with my boys, cooking up a gourmet meal from scratch and entertaining! Join my community for Social Entrepreneurs on G+ Follow me on Twitter, on LinkedIn and Google+

Author Archives: Priti Ambani

Buycott Helps Consumers Become Citizen Activists

July 22nd, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Of course you would show support for responsible companies with dollars by choosing their products and But have you thought about all the agendas you are supporting if you do not know the people or companies behind the products you buy.

Warning About Rising Temperatures & Climate Change Through Cello Notes

July 16th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

One drawback of climate research and warnings on rising temperatures is that it is hard to understand all that complex data. Scientists often rely on data graphics and technical descriptions to share their understanding of climate science. How can the risks and reality of climate change be communicated in a way that is accurate as well as easy to grasp

SEC Changes Ruling for Small Businesses Seeking Capital

July 12th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

On July 10, the SEC announced that the ban on general solicitation has been removed for small businesses seeking startup capital, allowing for sweeping changes in the way businesses find funding. This announcement is a productive step forward to fully enact the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) passed in early April of 2012. With general solicitation now permitted, startups have the opportunity raise money from a wider range of investors - potentially accelerating their funding

Rachel Barge: Top Three Ways to Work with Mentors

July 12th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Future360 caught up with Rachel Barge of Greenstart to hear her Top 3 Ways to work with Mentors. Identify the mentors you need, make it easy for them to work with you and synthesize all the advice you get

Waste Wise Turns the Volume Up on Waste Management Solutions. Join in

July 8th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

The need for real, actionable, sustainable expertise on waste solutions is critical in both developing and developed economies. However, practical expertise has been slow to spread. Thought leadership is concentrated in only a few parts of the world and the current methods of sharing expertise and knowledge such as, dense and lengthy reports and global conferences are limited in their ability to reach a wide variety and number of stakeholders. Enter Waste Wise, a simple and innovative idea. Waste Wise plans to conduct online video panels with experts from across the waste spectrum using Google+ Hangouts, broadcast them live, and then publish content for ready use by decision makers, policy analysts, experts and advocates.

Watch: The Man Who Quit Money

June 3rd, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Daniel Suelo has been living without money for 12 years. The video below is an excellent insight into his philosophy of the gift economy and why he sees money as the root of all problems facing civilization

LivelyHoods Goes Beyond Band-Aids to Support Youth in Slums

May 31st, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

LivelyHoods is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit that gives youth in slums the chance to earn an honest living. CEO Maria Springer believes that underserved and poor communities need more than band-aids or handouts. They need a way to learn market appropriate skills and opportunities to sustain a decent life

Paul Polak & Team Crowdfund To Bring Solar Pumps to Low-Income Farmers

May 15th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Paul Polak, an internationally acclaimed social entrepreneur who wants to eradicate poverty using business and technology. He is the author of the book Out of Poverty and founded International Development Enterprises, an NGO that ended poverty for 17 million people. Now, Paul and his team is working on empowering low-income farmers with reliable irrigation systems

80% Zero Carbon Energy by 2040: What Will it Take?

May 3rd, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Currently 80% of the energy we produce comes from carbon emitting sources. Woolard spoke of the need to reverse that equation so that 80% will come from zero carbon emitting sources by 2040. What will it take

Launch Your Social Enterprise Idea with $50K via GOOD

April 25th, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

How would you use $50,000 to create positive, global impact? Submit your social enterprise plans and tell us about your innovative solutions to the world's problems. Calling all dreamers and world-changers: Do you have an amazing idea that has the potential to transform lives

The History of Earth Day

April 22nd, 2013 | by Priti Ambani

Is Earth Day really significant anymore? One day, I hope Earth Day becomes meaningless and cherishing and protecting our planet becomes an everyday thing. But in the meanwhile, here is a great infographic from our friends at Sustainablog, on the history of Earth Day!

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