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Change Heroes

How One Social Venture Unlocked the Code To Millennial Giving

Change Heroes is a social venture that is revolutionizing the way charities and nonprofits tap into millennial giving.
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Stimulate Sustainability By Closing the Generational Gap

Much of the shortsighted, flawed thinking that helps maintain the generational gap also works to hinder the sustainability movement. Let's break it down:…
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Nourishing 9 Billion: Millennials Weigh in on Global Food Challenges

To contribute to the solutions for a sustainable future, Net Impact and CollaborateUp hosted two "Nourishing 9 Billion" SolutionLabs at the University of…
Rebecca (far right), who won second place in the 2014 Adobe Youth Voices Awards for her short documentary film "International Boulevard," now inspires social change on an even bigger stage: the Oakland Youth Council.

Creativity, Education and the Changemakers of Tomorrow

An estimated 85 percent of teens and 20-somethings will ultimately work in careers that don't exist today. That's a pretty staggering statistic, and…
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Why Millennial Women Open Their Own Doors

In every sense of the phrase, millennial women are more likely to open doors for themselves and then hold them open for others…
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Finding the Value in Sustainable and Inclusive Business Activities

How are sustainable business practices initiated and valuated? Though materiality assessments continue to advance in sophistication, in order to initiate sustainable or inclusive…
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McDonald’s Needs More Than a Pay Raise to Win Over Millennials

You’ve probably heard the good news, and if you didn’t let me repeat it: McDonald’s will raise wages by more than 10 percent…
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Why Making an Impact is Good for Recruitment, Retention and Production

The new crop of millennials looking for jobs have a different vision of what they want in a career than the jobseekers who…
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Slovenian Startup Enhances Education Via Entrepreneurship

“We’re expecting to have business superstars when many kids don’t start thinking about business until they are almost 20 years old,” says Matija…
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Why You Should Care About Freshwater

RFK Jr explains that as freshwater supplies dwindle, global investors are scrambling to own what’s left. The World Bank already values water privatization…
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Save a Seat: Make Room for Millennials at the Investment Table

As millennials come of age in the business and financial landscape, they are approaching the terrain with a unique, evolved mentality. Today, the…
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Divestment Works: From Apartheid to Climate Change

The Episcopal Church made history in 1971 when it filed the first shareholder resolution by a religious organization. The company in question was…
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Chipotle’s Earnings Call: A Business Case for Sustainable Sourcing

Chipotle's earnings call on Feb. 3 was about more than financial accomplishments: It was a business case for sustainable meat and responsibly-grown food.
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Battle Climate Change With Sustain:Green’s New MasterCard

Sustain:Green launched a MasterCard that rewards its users with carbon offsets, giving individuals a way to reduce their carbon footprint and fund the…

Sustainable Packaging Trends for 2015: All About Millennials

I compiled three distinct ways packaging could evolve in the coming year which have been primarily influenced by millennials, the largest generational group…