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How To Stop Global Child Trafficking

Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship   
August 16th, 2013

How To Stop Global Child Trafficking

Believe it or not, slavery is still a very real problem. With an estimated 21 million people in slavery, it is necessary to look for better ways to eliminate this human injustice. Hilton, one of the largest global hospitality companies, is taking a stand through the signing of a Tourism Code of Conduct that says it will assist in the fight to prevent human trafficking.

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Why Social Sustainability Should Be Part Of Every Business

Co.EXIST   
July 30th, 2013

Why Social Sustainability Should Be Part Of Every Business

Taking care of workers may be the smartest profit-making strategy a business can do. Not only does it improve production, but it creates better lives for the employees who are major contributors to the business’s success.

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Online Course Lets Students Give Money Away

Christian Science Monitor   
July 22nd, 2013

Online Course Lets Students Give Money Away

Donating to charities is a wonderful way to give back, but it’s important to know which charities to give your money to. Warren and Doris Buffett are providing a free course for students to learn how to give back most effectively with their own real wealth. Consequently, they hope that students can help spread their wealth to the charities that are most efficient at solving the world’s problems.

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Medicines Hitchhike With Coca Cola To Save Lives

Global Envision   
July 3rd, 2013

Medicines Hitchhike With Coca Cola To Save Lives

Ingenuity is nothing short but essential when it comes to solving the problems that individuals commonly face in developing nations. Developing a creative solution is not lost on the British nonprofit, Colalife, who is getting antidiarrheal medicine to kids through crates filled with the infamous Coca Cola beverages.

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Free Life Insurance With Your Phone Bill? Ghana’s Tigo Tries It

Global Envision   
June 6th, 2013

Free Life Insurance With Your Phone Bill? Ghana’s Tigo Tries It

With cellphone users only growing on the African continent, it should be expected that companies are trying every selling method to retain their customers. Because of this, companies are now offering free life insurance with a subscription to their service. Offering this safety-net may help alleviate many individuals who find themselves moving into greater poverty.

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More To Life Than Profit

The Intelligent Optimist   
August 14th, 2013

More To Life Than Profit

Business has typically been synonymous with profit, but triple bottom line corporations are changing all of that. Of course a successful business requires earnings, but these companies are also concerned about making a positive impact on the world while doing so.

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Testing The Future Of Emergency Assistance

Global Envision   
July 25th, 2013

Testing The Future Of Emergency Assistance

Getting food and other essentials to those affected by natural disasters in the most rural areas has been a problem that has long plagued emergency responders. This innovative text messaging voucher program promises a way to directly get funds to individuals and families so they can get what they need to survive in difficult conditions.

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Microsoft’s Game Plan: Help Today’s Youth Prepare For Tomorrow’s Jobs

Global Envision   
July 9th, 2013

Microsoft’s Game Plan: Help Today’s Youth Prepare For Tomorrow’s Jobs

Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software companies, understands that we have a growing and serious problem when it comes to unemployment. The fact remains that there are many jobs out there in this dismal economy, but the next generation has to have the right training and opportunities to secure them. That’s where Microsoft lends a helping hand.

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Bank Andara: A Bank For Banks In Indonesia Grows Micro Businesses And Turns A Profit

Global Envision   
July 1st, 2013

Bank Andara: A Bank For Banks In Indonesia Grows Micro Businesses And Turns A Profit

Over fifty millions Indonesians are self-employed. Many of these have no support from a financial services institution. The Bank of Andara is looking to tap this potential through microfinancing. Because of this, many Indonesians will have the opportunity to expand and dig themselves out of the hole that is poverty.

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Avon In Uganda? How Microfranchises Create Small, Low-Risk Jobs

Global Envision   
June 1st, 2013

Avon In Uganda? How Microfranchises Create Small, Low-Risk Jobs

Microfinancing has been a concept that has been drastically changing struggling individuals around the world. Although there is little money in this sort of loan, Living Goods shows the ability it has to help in alleviating poverty in the developing world.

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