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Jeff Skoll’s top 10 World Forum hits
Jeff Skoll, the founder of the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, has set out his top ten highlights in the decade-long history of the event.
Speaking at the opening session of this year’s event, in Oxford, UK, his number 10 spot was all about technology and social purpose driving each other. He cited…
Social responsibility is smart business: Opinion
Star-Ledger Guest Columnist By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist
on April 18, 2013 at 6:21 AM, updated April 18, 2013 at 6:25 AM
By James Abruzzo
It is corporate earnings season and activist shareholders will demand their CEOs demonstrate how corporate social responsibility programs benefit them.
Even after 40 years of corporate social responsibility, many still believe it reduces shareholders’ profits…
Let’s Ask Marion Nestle: Who’s Got The Power to End Hunger in America?
By Kerry Trueman
Posted: 04/08/2013 12:50 pm
I check in with food politics pioneer and NYU nutrition professor Dr. Marion Nestle, whose most recent book is Why Calories Count, with Malden Nesheim. Read more of Nestle’s insights at food politics.com and follow her on Twitter @marionnestle. Nestle is currently working on her next book, Eat…
Story, Social Responsibility and the Case for a New Model for Entertainment and Performing Arts Education
By Teri Schwartz
It is the timeless, universal language that ties us together as human kind. It helps us make sense of our lives and the world around us. It can illuminate the human spirit and not only delight and entertain, but enlighten, engage and inspire change for a better world…
WV Public Broadcasting’s Story on Feed to Achieve includes interviews with A Place at the Table’s Lori Silverbush and Janet Poppendieck
Child hunger experts commend Senate’s efforts with Feed to Achieve
By Ashton Marra, West Virginia Public Broadcasting
April 10, 2013 · After the passage of a resolution to study the access to affordable housing across the state, the Senate Select Committee on Children and Poverty heard from two experts in a field the group has committed to working to change child hunger.
“What we are starting to…
A Passionate Plea to “Change the Course” and Save the Colorado River
Posted by Brian Clark Howard of National Geographic News in Water Currents on April 9, 2013
On March 27, an estimated 15,000 young people gathered in Washington State’s KeyArena for We Day Seattle, an event “to celebrate the power of youth to create positive change in their local and global communities.”
We Day Seattle marked the…
Fighting Child Poverty Through The Big Screen
Child poverty was the focus Monday night at the unveiling of a new documentary at the Culture Center Auditorium at the State Capitol.
Legislators and local residents came out to watch the first showing in the state of the new documentary dealing with child poverty called A Place at the Table.
The showing was organized and hosted by the Senate…
15,000 young people showed up to Seattle’s Key Arena for Me to We’s first ever U.S. We Day. Participant was represented onstage by Social Action’s Christian McGuigan, who reported that our sizzle reel drew a highly enthusiastic response. The audience especially loved the footage from Food, Inc., The Help, The Cove and Snitch, but the biggest applause was for…
How Just Saying “NO” Changed Chile
by Melanie Gilarsky 03/27/2013 14:04 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
The MPAA, together with the Inter-American Dialogue, National Democratic Institute, Participant Media and Sony Pictures Classics hosted a screening of “NO”, the 2013 Oscar® Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film on Tuesday evening. “NO” is a historical feature that tells the story of Rene Saavedra (Gael Garcia Bernal), a fictional young advertising…
McDonald’s Has a Millennial Problem
Country’s Biggest Fast Feeder Doesn’t Rank in Top 10 Fave Restaurants Among This Huge and Influential Demo
Published: March 25, 2013
McDonald’s may be the country’s No. 1 fast-food chain and one of its most-beloved brands, but when it comes to millennials, the Golden Arches says it doesn’t even rank among the demographic’s top 10 restaurant chains.
It’s enough of…