About Pattie Kettle

Pattie Kettle I am a soccer mom, musician, Beatles fanatic,dreamer, chocolate chip cookie maker, and passionate advocate and evangelist for cleantech and cleanweb causes, organizations, and companies that make the planet better in all ways.

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What Do We Want? Innovation! When Do We Want It? Now!

June 25th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Endeavor is a global nonprofit that transforms emerging countries by supporting High-Impact Entrepreneurs. The Endeavor Effect is looking to create a culture of supported innovation and entrepreneurs which will provide global solutions to pressing social issues and a business eco-system which supports and sustains entrepreneurship. Endeavor.org is a worldwide germination and support system for fostering entrepreneurship

How A Place At the Table Is Stopping Hunger in America

June 4th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

According to recent statistics, there are over 50 MILLION AMERICANS who have no idea where their next meal will be coming from. The United States of America is one of the wealthiest nations on the planet and, according to A Place At The Table and compassionate sense, this is disgraceful

Panzanzee Helps Incubate Successful Social Enterprises in Chicago

May 15th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Panzanzee is Chicago’s social enterprise incubator, co-working space and continuous community. What is different and unique about Panzanzee from other co-working set-ups it the focus on sustainable financial and social impacts. They care about providing discovery, resources, trust and traction for entrepreneurs who are pursuing sustainable and socially impactful enterprises

Mother Nature’s Sons/Daughters Go Digital with Digital Green

May 1st, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Information and communication technology are effective tools for amplifying the effectiveness of development efforts across the globe for affecting sustained, social change. Digital Green embraces this principle and has built a system which combines modern technology and social organization to improve the cost-effectiveness and broaden community participation of existing agricultural extension systems

Spread Your Knowledge Globally – with Skillshare

April 25th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Skillshare powers thousands of creative, collaborative classes on everything from programming to silkscreen t-shirt printing to graphic design to knitting or other artisan crafts. All taught by individuals worldwide. Sharing knowledge via the Skillshare platform makes learning fun, modern and easily accessible

It’s Electric! Fighting Poverty By Providing Sustainable Electricity

April 22nd, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Husk Power Systems is a rural empowerment enterprise which focuses on inclusive rural development on the backbone of electric power. Unlike other sustainable electricity efforts in the world, Husk Power Systems creates a self-sustaining ecosystem in the villages it serves. By doing this, it enable economic development along with environmental protection, providing physical well-being and strengthening rural communities

DoSomething.org Wants You(th)!! Being Socially Active is Ageless.

April 16th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

DoSomething.org is the country’s largest non-profit for young people and social change. The organization spearheads a number of national campaigns which are designed for 13-to-25-year olds to ‘do something’ that makes a positive difference and impact – without needing money, an adult or a car.

Stocking Up on Your Social Conscience

March 26th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

The Social Stock Exchange (SSE) is looking to become the premier venue and access portal for Social Enterprises and Social Purposes Businesses seeking to raise risk capital and for Social Impact Investors looking to find global businesses which reflect their values

Imagine Being an Entrepreneur

March 21st, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

There is a pressing need for education tools which combine solid learning skills with user-friendly technology. Imagine K12 recognized this and came up with a supportive program to support and foster companies which create products that help students, parents, and teachers improve educational outcomes

Clothes the Loop Gives Your Outdoor Gear a Second Life

March 19th, 2013 | by Pattie Kettle

Joining Puma, H&M, Patagonia and several other big brand names, The North Face recently launched their Clothes the Loop program to take any unwanted apparel or footwear off your hands – even if it is not their brand.

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