The latest entrant in the one-for-one model popularized by TOMS shoes is SWAP Socks, makers of fashionably-mismatched socks. SWAP Socks will give 50 percent of its profits to the SEVA Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing sight to visually-impaired people around the world. 3p Editor in Chief Jen Boynton recently attended the kickoff event for SWAP Socks’ Indiegogo campaign, held at Opaque restaurant in San Francisco and learned all about it.
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There is nothing the startup community loves more than a good disruption. And what better to disrupt than the prison-industrial complex — after all, a staggering 100 million Americans have criminal records and keeping them locked up costs us $63.4 billion a year. One woman has a plan to solve the problem with entrepreneurial teaching.
The first annual Impact Weaver Award recognizes the internal leaders that work behind the scenes to build the team and operational infrastructure that make up a successful organization. Triple Pundit chats with winner Lindsey Engh at the SOCAP14 conference.
The first annual Impact Weaver Award recognizes the internal leaders that work behind the scenes to build the team and operational infrastructure that make up a successful organization. Triple Pundit chats with winner Mary Voelbel at the SOCAP14 conference.
Gambling is fun – the rush, the bright colors, the chance to press your luck and win big money. But let’s be honest. Vegas is synonymous with excess – cash, sex, fashion, food and booze, which isn’t exactly sustainable.
Las Vegas — land of excess — seems like a strange home for corporate responsibility. But even casinos (or “gaming and hospitality companies,” as MGM Resorts prefers to be called) find value in looking deeply at social and environmental issues related to their operations.
Apparently Michelle Obama brought baby Sasha with her to interview for a VP position at University of Chicago Hospitals. Truthfully, are the working parents among us really accomplishing as much as the workers out there without kids?
Symantec wants you — and the young people of America — to know that not only is this career path well-paying and approachable, but also, in many cases, it doesn’t even require a college degree.
With perfect timing for the tail end of our series on sustainable seafood, President Obama announces an initiative to prevent illegal fishing.
It’s time for another Stories & Beer Fireside Chat on Thursday, March 20 at 6:30pm Pacific (9:30pm Eastern) at the Impact HUB San Francisco – and online via web cam. Please join us in person at Impact HUB San Francisco for our latest “Stories & Beer Fireside Chat” on Thursday, March 20th at 6:30pm when TriplePundit’s Founder, Nick … Continued
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new article series – Sustainably Attired: Exploring the Lifecycle of Fashion, kicking off tomorrow. Click here for a sneak preview of what we’ll be covering.
gDiapers understands that there are many expectant parents currently weighing the “cloth vs. disposable” issue with a solemnity only expectant parents can muster. As a result, the company geared its marketing toward making their product seem as environmentally friendly as possible. It looks like they may have taken things a little bit too far…