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Simple Tech Develops Infant Warmer To Save Lives In Developing Countries

Simple Tech Develops Infant Warmer To Save Lives In Developing Countries
According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 20 million low birth weight preterm babies born...
Read more Jan 30 2014, 5:57am CST
 

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New Impact Investment Fund At Columbia Launched To Solve Big Social Problems

Source: Forbes

Biz Stone Signs Copies Of "Things A Little Bird Told Me"
A team of young social entrepreneurs has created an impact investing fund at Columbia University called 118 Capital that will operate as a nonprofit. The founders all have recent degrees from Columbia. 118 Capital will invest in the U.S. and Latin America, focusing on serving un ...
Full article at: Forbes 3 hours ago
 

Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs Predict More Good In The World In 2014

Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs Predict More Good In The World In 2014
In order to get a picture of the crowdfunding environment for 2014, I reached out to some of the most prominent leaders...
Read more Dec 24 2013, 1:06am CST
 

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Subminimum Wages For The Disabled: Godsend Or Exploitation?

Source: New Hampshire Public Radio

Biz Stone Signs Copies Of "Things A Little Bird Told Me"
The president recently signed an executive order raising the minimum hourly wage to $10.10 for workers employed by federal contractors — including those with disabilities.That's a victory for disabled workers who can make just pennies per hour at so-called sheltered workplaces.While some call sheltered workshops a godsend, others say they are examples of good intentions gone wrong.Sertoma Centre, located in Chicago's south suburbs, is one such o ...
Full article at: New Hampshire Public Radio 4 hours ago
 

Subminimum Wages For The Disabled: Godsend Or Exploitation?

Source: WYPR

Biz Stone Signs Copies Of "Things A Little Bird Told Me"
The president recently signed an executive order raising the minimum hourly wage to $10.10 for workers employed by federal contractors — including those with disabilities.That's a victory for disabled workers who can make just pennies per hour at so-called sheltered workplaces.While some call sheltered workshops a godsend, others say they are examples of good intentions g ...
Full article at: WYPR 4 hours ago
 

NYC Conference Aims To Unite Disparate Social Entrepreneurs

NYC Conference Aims To Unite Disparate Social Entrepreneurs
In New York City, there’s a distinctly happening social entrepreneurial world with startups, established players, co-...
Read more Dec 21 2013, 10:46am CST
 

Big Issue Invest launches challenge to hjelp social enterprises

Source: The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Day 3: 9th World Islamic Economic Forum, Panel Discussions
The Big Issue is looking for the best social enterprises to get thousands of poun ...
Full article at: The Huddersfield Daily Examiner 1 day ago, 7:19am CDT
 

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Sleep Problem Linked To Degenerative Brain Disease
Sleep Problem Linked To Degenerative Brain Disease
A little-known sleep disorder that causes you to act out your dreams can predict the future onset of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, or another brain disease, new research shows. In fact, 80 to 90 percent of people who develop Rapid Eye Movement (REM)...
 
Lytro Illum Now Available for Pre-order
Lytro Illum Now Available for Pre-order
Lytro has introduced its 2nd generation light-field DSLR Illum camera Pre-order now and get the new Lytro Illum at special introductory price of $1499. Lytro Illum will hit shelves in July at regular price of $1599.
 
Courteney Cox Slams Rumors of “Friends” Reunion
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Courteney Cox slammed rumors about a “Friends” reunion on Monday on the David Letterman Show.
 

The Case for FairShares

Source: P2P Foundation

We really like the FairShares Model “where the knowledge creation model of Wikipedia is combined with the governance model of the John Lewis Partnership and the values and principles of the Co-operative Group”, and so we’re cross-posting this article (licensed by the FairShares Association under a Creative Commons Attribution, Sharealike License) here: In this article, FairShares Association co-founder Rory Ridley-Duff outlines the continuing case for social ...
Full article at: P2P Foundation 5 days ago, 6:49am CDT
 

Friday Consulting and SOCAP Awarding the Unsung Heroes of Social Enterprise

Source: PRWeb

Friday Consulting and Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) have partnered to launch a new social entrepreneurship award: The Impact Weavers Award.They are now accepting nominations and will be awarding two recipients with tickets to SOCAP14, a published interview, and mentorship opportunities.(PRWeb April 18, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/rele ...
Full article at: PRWeb 5 days ago, 3:59am CDT
 

Doing GOOD Requires Authentic Leadership

Doing GOOD Requires Authentic Leadership
Over the last five years several top brands have partnered with GOOD/CORPS to execute notable social campaigns. GOOD/...
Read more Dec 20 2013, 10:46am CST
 


 

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