Few of us ever think about how much toilets and sanitation are part of a healthy eco-system. Landwasher Corporation, established in 1999, is a prominent industry leader and group enterprise which produces intelligent, sanitized, well-maintained, affordable and environmentally friendly toilets. It is starting by providing China with a number of high-tech, green, quality products. Landwasher has […]
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Danone is a company who definitely puts their money where their mouths are. They are a French food-products multinational corporation which claims world leadership and stewardship in fresh dairy products. Here, in America, you may know them better as Dannon – as in Dannon yogurt. In addition to its quality dairy products, the Groupe Danone […]
In many parts of the world, medical treatments which are easily accessed and provided are very challenging to receive. Watsi.org enables you to directly fund low-cost high-impact medical treatments for people in need. Watsi connects you with patients in serious need of low-cost medical care and enables you to fund high-impact treatments. Watsi was started […]
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.
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.
Craving Swiss Chocolate from Switzerland? How About a Spanish Madeira direct from Spain? Jib.li can hook it up!
Jib.li is an online service which connects people who need to send something, somewhere, with folks who are actually traveling there. It’s a way of helping airline passengers share the luggage allowance by providing a service and getting paid.
Every gardener or green-thumber has had the thrill of growing their own vegetables. Along with that thrill comes the question of: what do I do with all this leftover zucchini and tomatoes? Well, in the UK, there is a collaborative solution to the problem. It’s called Vegswap.
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.
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.
The Secret to Abundant, Clean, Modern Energy for All? Simpa Networks Is Passing It On. . . .and on. . . . .and on. . . .
Simpa Networks has a mission which boldly goes where no venture-backed technology company has gone before: to make modern energy simple, affordable, and accessible for all.
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.
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 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.
Recently, Dr. Sugata Mitra was awarded the 2013 TED Prize. This prestigious honor grants him $1 million to build a learning laboratory based on his ‘hole in the wall’ principles and experiment. The whole idea is to develop learning environments in which teachers are merely facilitators and coaches for children who teach themselves by […]
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.
Plant proteins are an exceptional source of protein. Too often, we feel like it can be challenging or difficult to go meatless due to the protein replacement issue. Now, there is an option which aims to perfectly replace animal protein with plant protein. It’s a way of enhancing nutritional value and lowering the cost at […]
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.
Everyone loves wearing well-fitting designer jeans, but no enjoys paying designer prices. A new program in the Netherlands allows consumers to eliminate wasteful spending on clothes. Instead of owning a pair of jeans for life, fashionistas can now keep them for a year before sending them back to be recycled and receiving something fresh […]
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.
Giving back for the greater good is something that makes everyone feel happy. However, sometimes it can be challenging to connect the right movers and shakers with the right charitable organizations. That’s where Connect for a Cause comes in. They provide a social fundraising platform where social entrepreneurs and do-gooders of every stripe can […]