News : Trade and Barter


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.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...


At 48 Panera Breads, You Can Pay Whatever You Want (Or Pay Nothing) For Your Turkey Chili

Co.EXIST   
April 6th, 2013

At 48 Panera Breads, You Can Pay Whatever You Want (Or Pay Nothing) For Your Turkey Chili

In 2010, Panera Bread launched an experiment: instead of asking customers to pay a set price for food, they directed customers to take what they needed, and pay what they could afford.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Colombian Workers Fight For The Future Of Our Morning Joe

WAGING NONVIOLENCE   
March 25th, 2013

Colombian Workers Fight For The Future Of Our Morning Joe

Coffee is a huge part of Colombia’s economy and represents many conflicts of interest between the government, growers’ associations and the export industry. Farmers are now organizing to protect their rights, ensure economic security, and find a way to make it possible to still compete in the ever-growing global market.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Effective Policies And Citizen Resilience Brighten Africa’s Prospects

PositiveNews   
November 16th, 2012

Effective Policies And Citizen Resilience Brighten Africa’s Prospects

According to findings from a development summit in Brussels, African societies are tangibly improving their living conditions, economies and industries.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Why We Should All Be Talking About Global Sharing

OdeWire   
November 7th, 2012

Why We Should All Be Talking About Global Sharing

The idea of sharing is increasingly popular today as an answer to many of our social, environmental and economic problems.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


A Path To Peace In Land, Resource Disputes

CSMonitor   
April 15th, 2013

A Path To Peace In Land, Resource Disputes

A peace agreement between Japan and Taiwan to share fisheries around a group of islands claimed by both countries has set an international example of the benefits of mutual investment and cooperation for other governments to follow.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Investing In Local Food Businesses For Community Health And Wealth

Forbes   
April 4th, 2013

Investing In Local Food Businesses For Community Health And Wealth

Investing in local business is one of the best ways to boost the economy. In the Pioneer Valley region of Massachusetts, the revitalization of a local food economy, through community engagement and support, is showing the strength of grassroots businesses.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Fighting Poverty Without Rapid Growth: Bangladesh Shows How It’s Done

globalenvision   
November 23rd, 2012

Fighting Poverty Without Rapid Growth: Bangladesh Shows How It’s Done

Bangladesh is living proof that empowering and assisting the poor can sharply cut poverty even without rapid growth.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+2 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


Something For Nothing: Free Money Day 2012

PositiveNews   
November 15th, 2012

Something For Nothing: Free Money Day 2012

How would society operate if our relationship with money was different? If there was less take and more give? This is just one of the questions Free Money Day set out to answer on 15 September 2012, when people around the world were invited to change others’ perception of money by giving it away for free.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+2 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


9-Year-old Selling Lemonade to Help Detroit out of Financial Crisis

USA Today   
August 31st, 2012

9-Year-old Selling Lemonade to Help Detroit out of Financial Crisis

He was on his way to piano lessons one day when he heard a radio report about the sorry state of Detroit’s finances.

Read More

I do not think this story is positiveI think this story is positive (+1 rating)
Loading ... Loading ...


What's Hot


Popular Posts

Recent Comments

Archives



Dig Deeper

Environment

Food & Health

Inspirational

Peace

Education

Science & Technology

yob.o community

or
Join Us!
Sign In or Register using:

More OpenID providers


1 percent for the planet
© 2010-2012, Your Olive Branch. All rights reserved, except where otherwise noted. Third party content is the property of its respective provider or its licensor.
Site design generously donated by MRW Connected and Tank.