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Raw Feeds Notice: within our raw, real-time feeds, the Sociative distillation engine has eliminated ~99% of the noise you see in a typical Twitter feed, however these feeds have not yet had the final touch of human curation you see on our home page and topics. As a result, it's normal for great stories to be accompanied by a few stories that are somewhat off topic or roughly formatted. [ more ]


Why Video Is No Longer Optional

favicon Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit
2 mentions2 hours ago
By Debra Belluomini What’s your organization’s sustainability story-telling strategy? Vern Oakley, CEO of Tribe Pictures and speaker at this year’s COMMIT!Forum, asserts that video is the most compelling and high-visibility ...

Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Social Enterprise Summit

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3 mentions7 hours ago
by Social Enterprise UK

Four “A-Ha” Moments from COMMIT!Forum

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2 mentions4 hours ago
This week, Cone headed to the MGM National Harbor in Maryland to participate in this year's COMMIT!Forum – a two day conference focused onthe role of the corporate responsibility practitioner ...

Vodafone Launches 10th Annual Wireless Innovation Project

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2 mentions6 hours ago
(3BL Media/Justmeans) -Wireless social tech wizards have a new chance to win hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes from the Vodafone Americas Foundation. The organization recently announced the 10th ...

Our cities need fewer cars, not cleaner cars

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3 mentions5 hours ago
The spectre of our cities choking with unhealthy air has prompted numerous governments to mandate a transition to electric cars. Their concerns are well founded, even if their proposals fall ...

The Link Uniting Donors and Doers for Social Change

3 mentions5 hours ago
“We start with the belief that it’s actually possible to solve significant social problems confronting the children and youth living in poverty today,” said Nancy Roob, chief executive of Blue ...

Top social enterprise women celebrated at WISE100 launch

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6 mentions7 hours ago
The achievements of 100 leading women in social enterprise were celebrated last night at the launch of the WISE100. The WISE100 (Women in Social Enterprise 100) WISE100 is the first ...

This VC Fund Is Taking A Cue From Philanthropy To Put More Women At “The Helm”

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7 mentions1 day ago
Over the last few years, a number of female-first funds have cropped up. Organizations like Female Founders Fund and BBG Ventures have a stated mission to support women-led startups, and ...

The 140-character president

favicon Columbia Journalism Review
2 mentions7 hours ago
During his time as president in the 1930s, Franklin Delano Roosevelt used a revolutionary new medium called radio to talk directly to the American people. For John F. Kennedy in ...

‘Put the camera down’

favicon Columbia Journalism Review
2 mentions1 hour ago
The most dangerous place to be a journalist in America is at a protest. That’s a key early takeaway from the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, a nonpartisan website launched in ...

Becoming a Steelworker Liberated Her. Then Her Job Moved to Mexico.

3 mentions1 day ago
Her mortgage: $1,300. Her car payment: $400. Diapers and medicine for Carmella. Taxes. Shannon’s paychecks disappeared quickly. She admits that she’s no good at saving. She doles out money without ...

Social Saturday

favicon Social Enterprise UK
27 mentions6 hours ago
Search our Social Saturday Marketplace to find some great consumer facing social enterprise products. From food and drink to health and well being, there's something here for everyone. Read more ...

Chad: The forgotten people within a silent crisis

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2 mentions12 hours ago
More than 335,000 people continue to go hungry in the Lake Region of Chad – a place where only ten doctors are currently working and the international community has only ...

Speaking Up and Standing Ground: CSR as an Employee Recruitment and Retention Tool

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3 mentions9 hours ago
Employee engagement was on the main stage at this week’s Commit!Forum. Despite vastly different industries, both MGM Resorts International and 84 Lumber share a commitment to engaging employees as a ...

Opioid Crisis: CEOs Must Stand Up and Unite

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3 mentions3 days ago
By Debra Belluomini The opioid crisis isn’t only a health issue anymore. It’s becoming a hot button in corporate social responsibility circles and a catalyst for public and private sectors ...

How Congress allied with drug company lobbyists to derail the DEA’s war on opioids

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3 mentions7 hours ago
Hatch thanks new DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg for his efforts to improve the DEA’s relationship with the drug industry. Rosenberg calls the drug companies “our allies.”

Blockchain could be the key to revolutionizing our energy grid

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2 mentions2 hours ago
Oscar Bolton Green by Mike Orcutt October 16, 2017 On an electricity grid, electrons generated from the sun, wind, or other renewable sources are indistinguishable from those generated by fossil ...

The problem is the prices

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3 mentions2 hours ago
On September 28, 2016, a 3-year-old girl named Elodie Fowler slid into an MRI machine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Doctors wanted to better understand a ...

The Danger of President Pence

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3 mentions8 hours ago
On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been ...

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

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2 mentions2 hours ago
The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon ...

After Disqualification, Ex-Miss World Bangladesh Reveals She Is a Child Marriage Survivor

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2 mentions10 hours ago
A beauty queen in Bangladesh who was dethroned for hiding the fact that she was divorced is winning praise and sympathy after revealing she was under the legal age of ...

As Cancer Tears Through Africa, Drug Makers Draw Up a Battle Plan

3 mentions2 days ago
Drugmakers’ attitudes toward helping Africa have changed since the late 1990s, when Western companies were pilloried for refusing to lower prices on their AIDS drugs as millions here died. Now ...

Careers for Women in Technology Companies Are a Global Challenge

2 mentions2 days ago
Karoli Hindriks, 34, of Estonia, started her first company when she was 16. At 19, she spoke before the European Parliament about young entrepreneurs. And she didn’t consider herself a ...

Twitter Partners With Cybersmile on Inaugural #TweetForACause Pro Bono Initiative

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2 mentions3 days ago
Print Alerts Submitted by: The Cybersmile Foundation Categories: Technology, Human Rights Posted: Oct 12, 2017 – 11:00 AM ESTTwitter, powered by Niche’s powerful global content creator network, and Cybersmile are ...

Building a Results-Based Board

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2 mentions38 minutes ago
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmPT In-person | San Francisco, CA Free Register Learn how to move your board from the reporting and activity mode of operation ...

US Authorities Are ‘Whitewashing’ the Devastation and Death Toll in Puerto Rico

favicon Global Voices
2 mentions10 hours ago
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, it brought the worst storm damage that the Caribbean island and US territory has seen in nearly a century. For more than two weeks ...

The Naya Smart Bottle

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2 mentions6 hours ago
$17,696 Funding Suspended Project Purged Back this project Share $17,696 Funding Suspended Project Purged Back this project Share The first time I felt uncertainty as a new parent was when ...

Moving Beyond VC: New Investment Structures for Impact

favicon Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit
2 mentions3 hours ago
By Logan Yonavjak Research shows that the majority of venture capital (VC) investments go bust. The model itself is centered around selecting unicorns that will achieve a home run and ...

TechNow Conference

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2 mentions1 day ago
Join us on Thursday, October 30, 2014, for the 11th annual TechNow Conference, organized by The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University. This year, we are also ...

Robotics pioneer Rodney Brooks debunks AI hype seven ways

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5 mentions1 day ago
Joost Swarte by Rodney Brooks October 6, 2017 We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and ...

Corporations Have Utterly Failed to Protect Speech

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2 mentions19 hours ago
Let us take stock of how the private companies that manage two of the largest communication platforms in the world—Facebook and Twitter—have managed people's speech in the last week alone: ...

Morgan Stanley Releases New Report Finding Sustainability Communication Disconnect Between Companies and Investors

2 mentions2 days ago
NEW YORK, October 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing released a new report analyzing the communications disconnect between the environmental, social and governance ...

Smithfield Foods Announces New, Industry-Leading Environmental Initiative, Smithfield Renewables

4 mentions4 days ago
SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 12, 2017 /3BLMedia/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today the launch of Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the ...

Can 'Experience Investing' Help Female Entrepreneurs? The Co-Founder of Airbnb Thinks So

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2 mentions2 days ago
Venture capital is known to be a boys’ club—and while a few women have managed to join in, others are asking, “Why don’t we just start our own?” The Helm ...

Impact Investing—Five Trends Advisors Need To Know

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4 mentions3 days ago
By Amy Bennett Impact investing is one of the hottest topics on advisors’ radar screens, with studies showing expanding interest among key client groups, rapid growth in assets under management ...

Salesforce Just Launched A $50 Million Impact Investing Fund

favicon Fast Company
5 mentions12 hours ago
Over the last decade and a half, the cloud computing giant Salesforce has rewritten the rulebook for how corporate philanthropy is supposed to work. That includes formalizing a commitment to ...

How I became an entrepreneur at 66

3 mentions5 hours ago
Paul Tasner 0 views • 6:58 Up next Details Discussion Details About the talk It's never too late to reinvent yourself. Take it from Paul Tasner — after working continuously ...

We're studying how to restore trust in U.S. democracy. Stay tuned.

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2 mentions3 days ago
Thriving democracies require a strong base of both trust and distrust of government. To govern effectively, leaders need citizens to trust that they are honest and competent. To earn that ...

Study finds 75 percent of workplace harassment victims experienced retaliation when they spoke up

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4 mentions11 hours ago
Shame, fear, and cultural norms all allow sexual harassment to go underreported. There is so much we don’t know, but there is research that tells us some specifics about the ...

The honey you are eating probably contains a potentially hazardous chemical

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2 mentions10 hours ago
Three-quarters of the honey produced around the world contains nerve agent pesticides that can harm bees and pose a potential health hazard to humans, a study has shown. Scientists who ...

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

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7 mentions1 day ago
In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after. Things we thought we understood—narratives, data,

Bloomberg Becomes First U.S.-Domiciled Corporate Retirement Plan Sponsor to Sign the PRI

2 mentions2 days ago
October 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg today announced at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit that it has become the first U.S.-domiciled corporate retirement plan sponsor (ERISA plan sponsor) to ...

How Russia used social media to divide Americans

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2 mentions1 day ago
For the past year, the world has reeled over escalating reports of how Russia “hacked” the 2016 US presidential election, by stealing emails from Democrats, attacking voter registration lists and ...

Reflections on Impact Resistance

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3 mentions1 day ago
A SOCAP Guest Post by Jed Emerson For many of us who care about living in a just and sustainable world, this past year, since last we gathered here at ...

Seth's Blog: Price vs. cost

2 mentions12 hours ago
Facebook: Seth's Facebook Twitter: @thisissethsblog The Dip Blog Books by Seth Godin Seth's Main Blog Seth's Squidoo Lens All Marketers Are Liars Blog Official Site Subscribe to Seth's Blog ...

LIGO Detects Fierce Collision of Neutron Stars for the First Time

2 mentions5 hours ago
But neutron stars are full of stuff, matter packed at the density of Mount Everest in a teacup. When neutron stars slam together, all kinds of things burst out: gamma ...

The Urgency to Fund Early-stage Social Entrepreneurs (SSIR)

2 mentions4 days ago
The Urgency of Now: Supporting Early-stage Entrepreneurs This series, presented in partnership with the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, shares the perspectives of both entrepreneurs and funders on the role that ...

How Stephen Miller Single-Handedly Got the U.S. to Accept Fewer Refugees

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3 mentions3 hours ago
In 1980, the year that Congress passed the Refugee Act, the U.S. accepted more than two hundred thousand refugees. The law created a robust program for accepting people who had ...

China halts more than 150 coal-fired power plants

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2 mentions23 hours ago
Beijing finalises move to stop or delay new projects, but the list of affected plants is smaller than previously suggested China is to stop or delay work on 151 planned ...

Special Collection: Gun Violence

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2 mentions3 days ago
The ABA's National Task Force on Stand Your Ground Laws conducted a broad investigation of Stand Your Ground laws across the United States. Much of the recent media attention surrounding ...

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