social impact

Philanthropy and the Impact Revolution

Nonprofits are finding that they need to be held accountable to a different standard than what was acceptable in the past. But this…

Innovations in Corporate Social Impact

“Is it too difficult for companies to achieve financial and social impact simultaneously?”  This was the question being posed by One World Founder…

Why Racial Equality is Good for Business

A recent study concluded that companies across the U.S. are missing out on a huge growth opportunity by not doing more to generate…

Timberland and Thread Partner to Drive Social Impact in Haiti

Timberland and Thread partnered to incorporate recycled plastic from Haiti into clothing and apparel. We spoke with both companies about the partnership and…

Peet’s Wants Customers to Know That Coffee Can Change Lives

In this supply chain success story, Peet's Coffee has a new idea to engage customers around the work it's already doing to support…

Pokémon Go and the Power of Social Influence

Even if Pokémon Go is just a flash in the pan, it’s interesting to see how it changed the game when it comes…

IZ Collection Melds Style and Comfort for Wheelchair Users

A-list fashion designer Izzy Camilleri just put out a new line designed specifically for people who use wheelchairs for mobility.

Interview: The Impact of Brexit on a Sustainable Future

“Brexit could potentially represent a great risk or a great opportunity to both the EU and to Britain,” says Christian Felber, author of…

Cook County, Illinois: An Agent of Change

Cook County, Illinois, which includes Chicago and is home to over 5 million people, struggles with poverty, unemployment and homelessness -- but a…

The Big Idea For 2016: Service

The 2016 presidential candidates have yet to mention the most powerful idea for our country. But that idea is within reach.

(Re)Defining Sustainable Travel with Certified B Corps

For the travel industry, the balance between promoting a natural resource and contributing to over-utilization is a difficult chord to strike. Certified B…

Why Social Entrepreneurship Seems So Much Harder

Launching a startup — commercial or social — requires a herculean effort to scale and sustain. Nonetheless, three key differences make business planning…

Broccoli City Turns Hip-Hop Lovers into Tree-Huggers

With its annual music festival and community-engagement programs, Broccoli City is on a mission to turn hip-hop lovers into tree-huggers.

World Promises $10B, But It May Not Be Enough for Syrian Refugees

World leaders convened yet again in an effort to arrive at a solution to the Syrian refugee crisis. But the fact is, nonprofits…

Walking in Between: Making a Positive Impact as a Millennial

“Do you know what you want to do with your life?” As a recent graduate, I know this question all too well. I…