These 10 Young Minds Are Changing the Food System

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This post comes courtesy of  Margot Tuchler and Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights. In fact, many inspiring projects are the creations of youth around the world. Food Tank is excited to highlight ten young foodies who make us more […]

Mealshare: Charitable Dining Goes Big in Canada

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By Suhana Sol The next time you dine out in Canada, you can help feed someone in need simply by picking the right item off a menu. Mealshare, a non-profit Canadian-based startup, teams up with restaurants to allocate Mealshare items on their menu. When a customer orders a Mealshare item (distinguished by the orange fork and […]

This New App Allows You to Create and Share Videos With a Community That Turns Ideas Into Actions

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Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.― Eleanor Roosevelt Imagine a social media platform where you communicate with people based on your passions, with genuine and enduring relationships being forged. This is Ideapod, where conversations happen at the level of ideas. The company is crowdfunding the development of a mobile […]

Navreem and India’s Eternal Sunrise

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By JJ Fox Navreem woke up on the side of the motorway today. She woke up there yesterday and she will wake up there tomorrow. She is only 8-years-old but she is already well acquainted with the world of work. Today, like every other day, she will carry her 1-year-old sister on her hip and […]

#SocialGood on Instagram: beyondBeanie in Bolivia

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By Alana Simpson In many countries, school uniforms can be the difference between attending school or not. This is a large problem in Bolivia, where orphans are rarely afforded simple luxuries such as appropriate clothing for school. When Tito Alvarez was visiting his friend Paty Lucero in Bolivia, he noticed many women artisans making and selling handmade […]

Seven Clothing Lines That Give Back

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By Seanna Pratt Fashion is one of the largest industries worldwide; it is deeply rooted in culture everywhere and something we encounter on the daily. However, we are increasingly learning about the negative impacts the fashion industry has on fair working conditions and ecological systems. Despite the negatives, there is a light we all can […]

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