Social Venture Network (SVN) 2014 Fall Confererence

Social Venture Network (SVN) Fall Conference October 23-26; Greenwich, CT Social Venture Network (SVN) is a peer-to-peer network of more than 600 innovative and influential CEOs, investors, social entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are leveraging business to solve social and environmental problems. SVN’s 2014 Fall Conference will be in Greenwich, CT on October 23-26. Join us there to explore …

Snow shocks Cairo for first time in 100 years

Snow shocks Cairo for first time in 100 years Cruel snow and ice storms battered the middle east over the last week. Cairo saw snow for the first time in 100 years!  Read all about Cairo’s surprise snow HERE  The Copenhagen Wheel makes electric bikes rock and roll!!! With more …

E – The Environmental Magazine – Joining Hands for Beaches

May 19, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING Joining Hands for Beaches This past Saturday, Hands Across the Sand participants joined hands at beaches across the world to protest offshore drilling, deepwater drilling and offshore seismic testing. Hands Across the Sand’s mission is to ensure “the protection of our coastal economies, oceans,… Continue Reading …

Business Executives Call on White House and Congress to Help Move U.S. to a Sustainable Economy

Media Release from the American Sustainable Business Council CONTACT: Bob Keener, 617-610-6766 or David Brodwin, 202-595-9302 ext. 102 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Business Executives Call on White House and Congress to Help Move U.S. to a Sustainable Economy; Presented During First-of-its-kind White House Summit WASHINGTON, DC, June 13, 2012 – The …

China tries again at green planning

with thanks to Ellen Brown ,JD of our Advisory Board!! China tries again at green planning By Eve Cary China’s environmental problems are apparent to any visitor, and the statistics are striking: the nation is home to 20 of the world’s 30 most polluted cities, 90% of its rivers and …

B Lab Update: V3 Public Beta – Help Shape the V3 of the B Impact Ratings System

B Corp Update B Corporations are a new type of company which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. May 10, 2011 Dear B Corp Community, Today we are launching the Public Beta period for Version 3.0 of the B Impact Assessment. This is a 30-day …

Social Enterprise Associates – Newsletter – April 2011

ENTERPRISE IN ACTION NEWSLETTER April 2011 – Issue #: 22 Latest News We’re fresh back from the William James Foundation’s 8th Annual Gathering! Included in the excitement was the naming of the 2011 Entrant Recruitment Award after Drew Tulchin of Social Enterprise Associates, which went to The Social Venture Network. …

An Awakening

An Awakening by Ben Bingham It is not news that we live in crisis times. Financial markets seem to be crumbling, governments cannot sell bonds to secure funds for basic operations, not to mention infrastructure, 10% and more of the able workers in well to do nations are unable to …