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He is one of a growing band of business school students who are exploring their impact on society. And ESADE, one of Spain’s top schools, has been the perfect spot to assess his career goals. The Barcelona based university is a leader in this area. It’s Institute for Social Innovation aims to hone the skills of individuals and businesses to strengthen their contribution to building a fair and sustainable world. Former IMF, World Bank Manager Eyes Social Impact At ESADE Business School. 16 Social Good Apps That Make It Simple To Impact The World Everyday - CauseArtist. Mobile devices have changed the way everyone lives.
Here is a list of some amazing Social Good apps that can be used for a variety of different things. Some of theses apps can be used on a day to day basis, others can be used for research, and some can be used to educate. No matter the reason, these mobile apps gives you the ability to stay consumer conscious and socially involved in every facet of your life. eGood. Online iFrame Generator - iFrames Generator. Working with us. Forbes Welcome. Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss. Kim Scott (@kimballscott) has built her career around a simple goal: Creating bullshit-free zones where people love their work and working together.
Fathom Reveals Full Cuba Itinerary and Pricing. Credit: Fathom As part of our continued coverage of Carnival’s new Fathom cruise line, which focuses on social impact travel, here today comes the reveal of their full Cuba itinerary, as well as pricing for both their Cuba and the Dominican Republic trips.
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You can view the original post here. In 2006, Sam Goldman and Ned Tozun set out to eradicate kerosene as a source of light in the developing world. As a Peace Corps volunteer in Benin, Sam witnessed the damage kerosene could do when an overturned lantern created a fire that nearly killed his neighbor’s son. They also saw what a scourge the dirty fuel was for poor, rural families without access to energy, eating up 15 percent of their spending. iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF.
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Investors are building portfolios based on their morals and values. Dubbed “socially responsible investing”, or SRI, these investors align their investments with their values by avoiding companies with poor environmental, social or governance practices. Like their counterparts, sustainable investors also want to earn a good financial return on their investment. Being a “Bridge Out of Poverty” for our Employees and Community. Last week, we discussed the basics of the Bridges Out of Poverty model that suggests professionals and communities can help people in poverty only by first understanding their mental state and systematically addressing the challenges they face.
This week, we highlight our top two inferences from the model for entrepreneurs who focus on developing empathy and finding new areas to create social impact. Lesson #1: Extend the mental model for poverty to the working poor, including employees. As we previously discussed, mental models depict elements that contribute to the stability and sustainability of people across economic classes.
For people in generational poverty, relationships are key assets that provide stability when other elements in the model are in flux, such as transportation, child care, debt, or housing. Pioneering sex education for India by Nilima Achwal - Ketto. India is facing a crisis of epidemic proportions on sexuality and gender.What’s more – India is changing, and children are accessing information from all the wrong sources, like movies and pornography.
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Our philosophy is that if kids have the right information, at the right time, they can make the right choices! Social entrepreneur from Uganda honoured for his ‘Bright Idea’ A pioneering young entrepreneur from Uganda, Dr Charles Batte, has been named as the winner of the ‘Bright Ideas from a Young Commonwealth’ contest. Charles, 28, presented his Bright Idea today, November 23 at the 10th Commonwealth Youth Forum in Malta. He is the founder and CEO of Tree Adoption Uganda (TAU), a youth-led social enterprise that works to jointly address the challenges of youth unemployment and climate change. According to the UN Population Fund, Uganda has the world’s largest percentage of people under 30, at 78 percent.
A 2013 study by ActionAid International Uganda estimated that youth unemployment stood at 62 percent. TAU offers a six month programme of business training and mentoring to impoverished young people, helping them to create and develop and their own businesses. On building product at Medium. But we had a problem — if tagged posts distribute through the network more effectively than untagged posts, how do we get people to tag their posts when they publish? Only 36% of posts on Medium were tagged a few months ago. Jacob developed a machine learning solution that suggests tags to you before you publish. TalkPoverty Weekly - November 20, 2015. We Say We Care About Kids. Untitled. The 14th biennial AIGA 50 competition call for entries opens soon. Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your work. Our panel of judges will choose the cream of the crop, and we’ll all gather to celebrate the work and winners next spring at the big gala, and online at the AIGA 50 Winner’s Gallery.
Start preparing your portfolio today. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015.Information on how to enter will be added to this page. Competition Guidelines. The Care & Wellbeing Fund launches. Friday, November 20, 2015 health & social care We are very proud to launch the Care & Well-Being Fund this week, a £12 million partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and Social Finance. This fund aims to develop and scale community care services for people affected by cancer and those with long-term conditions. Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green Launch Black Male Achievement Fellowship. The Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green announced a new fellowship program for individuals dedicated to improving the life outcomes of black men and boys in the United States.
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As the founder and Partner at the Kapor Center, Mitch works with startups using information technology platforms to drive disruptive innovation. He is a seed stage investor in Uber, Twilio, Inkling and University Now and his focus is increasingly on driving positive social impact, especially in leveraging IT to close gaps of opportunity and access in education, health care and other areas. Social investment helps thousands see things clearly. Willemijn Geldorp channels her entrepreneurial spirit as an angel investor, business mentor and active member of social impact ventures. Her varied international career has involved diverse roles in wholesale operations in Europe and emerging markets. Homepage - Escape the City. Novoed. Digital Storytelling for Social Impact - The Rockefeller Foundation. Introducing “Investing Strategically in Social-Impact Networks” Untitled. MIRA Rehab: A social impact startup that gamifies rehabilitation.
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