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9 CEOs and corporate execs leading the climate change fight

9 CEOs and corporate execs leading the climate change fight

Who is leading the climate change fight? Check TreeHugger’s article to read more about the 9 CEOs and corporate execs who can feel proud of what they have done.
Introducing StartSomeGood.com

Introducing StartSomeGood.com

StartSomeGood empowers people from around the world to become social innovators. By connecting social entrepreneurs with the financial and intellectual capital they need to transform an idea for improving the world into a reality, together we can turn ideas into action and impact. There are no shortage of problems in the world, and no shortage...
Little acts of kindness...

Little acts of kindness…

Every day there is someone who surprises others with their kindness… check these stories on DarynKagan.com website… Restaurant Shocks Parents With Discount For “Well Behaved Kids” Pizza Man Makes Meal For Would-Be Robber Free Meal For Pregnant Mom Jet Blues Delivers Boy’s Special Goodbye Letter
Free Press 2012 Progress Report: Wins, Progress and What's Next

Free Press 2012 Progress Report: Wins, Progress and What’s Next

Media and technology have the power to connect people worldwide, to expose injustice, and to hold government and corporations accountable to the public interest. But far too often they fail to do so. Witness ongoing attempts by media companies and policymakers to censor the Internet, gouge consumers, suppress press freedom, defund public media, concentrate media ownership, outsource news and conceal who is paying...
It’s Time To Move To A Circular Economy

It’s Time To Move To A Circular Economy

By Ben Schiller We simply can’t solve the fundamental issues of the global economy without rethinking the entire underpinnings of our “take-make-dispose” model of consumption. On average, developed-world citizens consume 1,764 pounds of food and drink annually, 265 pounds of packaging, and 44 pounds of new clothing and shoes–80% of which finds its way to...
Who is supporting good news

Who is supporting good news

Wayne Hemingway debates TV good news stories with MPs – watch the video here. Martyn Lewis talks to Radio 4’s PM Programme about good news – listen here. Paper to focus only on good news – A newspaper which only features good news is being distributed in Surrey to help people get through the recession –...
Why everyone wants to work for the 'good guys'

Why everyone wants to work for the ‘good guys’

By Susanne Gargiulo, for CNN Experts agree: employees want to work for the good guys. And if companies want to attract and keep top talent, corporate social responsibility (CSR) matters. But as it turns out, just working for one of the “good guys” is no longer enough; employees want to be good guys, too. Companies like...

Video: Engaging the Whole for Transformative Change

In 2008, Lyell Clarke, CEO of Clarke environmental services company, had a “spear in the chest moment” and was compelled to completely transform his family’s 75-year-old business. Hear the beginning of his inspiring journey to engage the entire company and its many stakeholders on his new, sustainable vision for Clarke. To watch the video, click...
Crowdfunding Creativity - Useful Websites to Finance Your Idea

Crowdfunding Creativity – Useful Websites to Finance Your Idea

Do you have an idea and don’t know where to get money to finance it? Check these websites – PleaseFund.Us, KickStarter, Wayra and MosaicHub for resources and tools. PleaseFund.Us – A New Way to Support Creativity in Your Community Our website gives everyone the chance to make their ideas happen (from anywhere in the world)....
Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism

Positive psychology could revolutionise journalism

Author: Cathrine Gyldensted The science of positive psychology offers a new, more constructive foundation for news reporting, proposes Cathrine Gyldensted Brutal, terrible and sickening in all its violence, the Tucson shooting and its aftermath are sure headliners for media all over the world. But why are you reading about it in Positive News? The answer might surprise...