14 Socially Innovative Companies Changing the World

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Social innovation seems to be a buzzword these days, and it’s no surprise being that many young professionals are jumping at job opportunities to do something meaningful with their talents. Here are 14 companies that are changing the world for the better. Feature social change photo via shutterstock

Why You Need to Get This Life-Changing Coffee (PHOTOS)

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In 2005, Jonathan Golden, founder of Land of a Thousand Hills, recognized a simple and tangible opportunity to positively contribute to the reconciliation of the Rwandan people who are still picking up pieces of their lives shattered by the 1994 genocide. This realization led Golden to start a coffee company that pays a fair wage […]

InstaHope: Fashion for Freedom in Uganda

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Brittany Merill Underwood was a sophomore at Southern Methodist University when she decided to head off to Uganda to teach at a local boarding school for a semester abroad program. During her time there, she met a woman named Sarah who fostered 24 children in her home. Deeply moved by Sarah’s courage and compassion to mother the orphans, Underwood founded the Akola […]

Kula Project: For the Farmer

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By Diana Smith Sarah Buchanan didn’t grow up on a farm. She didn’t study agriculture at her university, Georgia State, and until a few years ago, the only plant she may have envisioned herself cultivating was basil. But a little girl in a blue sweater would change all of that. “My passion was kids,” explains […]

A Message for All Humanity (Video)

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Greed has poisoned men’s souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed. We have developed speed, but we have shut ourselves in. Machinery that gives abundance has left us in want. Our knowledge has made us cynical. Our cleverness, hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too […]

Celebrating World Elephant Day (WATCH DOCUMENTARY)

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Elephant at watering hole photo via Shutterstock August 12th is World Elephant Day, a day to raise awareness of the grave plight of Asian and African elephants.  Each region has its own elephant issues, ranging from the escalation of poaching and illegal trade, to habitat loss, to human-elephant conflict and captivity issues. The goal of […]

Help Support World Elephant Day to Ensure the Survival of This Magnificent Species

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Elephant photo via Shutterstock Tuesday, August 12, 2014, is the third annual World Elephant Day, a day when people come together to honor elephants, to spread awareness about the critical threats they are facing, and to support positive solutions that will help ensure their survival. Within our lifetimes, elephants may face global extinction in the wild. World […]