• BCorps Have A Dream!

    BCorps Have A Dream!

    | April 2, 2014 | Comments (0)

    B Corp is a very public way of letting your customers and community know that you share a set of sustainable social and environmental values and are willing to answer for them through a rigorous evaluation process. Worth a look if your company needs the stamp of approval!

  • EcoHero Paul Polizzotto: From Surfer to CEO

    EcoHero Paul Polizzotto: From Surfer to CEO

    | April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

    From Surfer to EcoActivist: “Environmental Hero” Paul Polizzotto. ThatMatters Live hosted CEO Paul Polizzotto of EcoMedia, a CBS corporation and multi-million dollar social innovation marketing program. Shane Snipes and Monika Mitchell chat with social entrepreneur Paul P on the witty and wise ThatMatters Live! Watch it now.

  • Eating is Social: Swich to Swich.to!

    Eating is Social: Swich to Swich.to!

    | March 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

    SWICH – brand new startup launches today for people supporting businesses that share their values. Yelp-like platform and app incorporate new social responsibility scores in addition to quality ratings for businesses, with an initial focus on restaurants in NYC.

  • Get Paid to Blog About Your Favorite Things

    Get Paid to Blog About Your Favorite Things

    | March 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

    GoodB is happy to introduce you to a new weekly blog contribution from DoubleVision coauthored by the beautiful bicoastal entrepreneurial twins: Yanti Amos and Wati Grossman. The blogs will focus on women & the economy with a particular view of female entrepreneurs!

  • Reduce, Reuse, Reward: Biz Model for Sharing

    Reduce, Reuse, Reward: Biz Model for Sharing

    | March 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

    A new type of online renting is just about to add a layer to the sharing economy. A bit more capitalist than Yerdle- the online share site for everything from your old running shoes to your parking space, Rentah goes one step further and charges a commission on all rentals. Kind of like a Rent-a-Runway for all kinds of chotchkies.

  • Smiling for a Better World

    Smiling for a Better World

    | March 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

    KindSpring.org is a community of compassionate changemakers who are working to make the world better through small acts of kindness. At Good-B, we endorse their message and their purpose. If you think paying-it-forward makes a difference and want to bring more love in the world, read on and smile!

  • How Green Is Our Valley?

    How Green Is Our Valley?

    | March 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

    First, the good news. The state of the art of corporate sustainability continues to evolve. What’s business as usual today was not that long ago innovative, even breakthrough: bio-based products, accounting systems that place a realistic value on water and carbon, smart supply chains that optimize transportation and energy, renewable energy that isn’t just for show, and more.

  • Live on ThatMatters: Fashion Rebel Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart

    Live on ThatMatters: Fashion Rebel Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart

    | February 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Today on ThatMatters Live, our show focuses on sustainable fashion and emerging eco-conscious designers. Last year, today’s guest, founder of Vaute Couture, Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart made Fashion Week runway history by introducing the first ready-to-wear all vegan clothing line. Models strolled down the runway holding rescue dogs available for adoption.

  • Investors Back At-Risk Youth with $Millions

    Investors Back At-Risk Youth with $Millions

    | February 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Social Impact Bonds are Wall Street’s way of support social change with profit incentives. Profits margins are substantially less at an average 12% return over five years of investment. But so is the risk.

  • Idealist Engages the Social Good Crowd

    Idealist Engages the Social Good Crowd

    | February 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Good-B was invited to Idealist HQ in New York City for preview of an upcoming social engagement platform. The online media company and its visionary founder, Ami Dar, are expanding their reach to include a global social activism structure.

  • What Really “Matters” Grows: Hit Web TV

    What Really “Matters” Grows: Hit Web TV

    | February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

    A few months ago, while planning the first ever MakeImpactNYC: Do Good in Your ‘Hood conference my creative biz advisor and cohort, Shane Snipes, suggested we start a little web show to get the word out about Good-B and our upcoming conference.

  • Forbes Touts MakeImpactNYC

    Forbes Touts MakeImpactNYC

    | December 21, 2013 | Comments (0)

    MakeImpactNYC: New York City’s first-ever Social Entrepreneurship Conference and “Battle of the Boros” Pitch Event featuring the entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders across five boroughs who are building the social impact economy.

  • How Impact & Capitalism Work Together

    How Impact & Capitalism Work Together

    | December 18, 2013 | Comments (0)

    Here’s a great blog from Thought Leader and Equity Impact Investment expert, Sang Lee, CEO & Founder of ReturnOnChange.com on how generating value and “social impact for society” at all levels has become the new model for 21st century capitalism.

  • Martha’s Vineyard Builds Community!

    Martha’s Vineyard Builds Community!

    | December 8, 2013 | Comments (0)

    Martha’s Vineyard: John Abrams of South Mountain Company and Steve Bernier of Cronig’s Markets join ThatMatters Live with Shane & Monika, a new weekly web chat show featuring “Entrepreneurs and Startups for Social Good” for an inspiring conversation on building a sustainable community.

  • Social Enterprise Across the Pond!

    Social Enterprise Across the Pond!

    | December 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

    The UK is fast becoming one of the coolest scenes for social innovation and social enterprise. In Europe, it kicks ass with a close follow by the rising Social Enterprise Center of Berlin! Social Responsibility might be a lot of greenwashing at the top of the global corporate food chain, but the boots-on-the-ground folks are shaking things up like never before.

MediaPreneurs Paul Polizzotto & Shane Snipes Live On Twitter

MediaPreneurs Paul Polizzotto & Shane Snipes Live On Twitter

April 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

Live Twitter chat, Tweebinar, with CBS EcoMedia’s founder, Paul Polizzotto (@PaulPolizzotto), and global disruptors, changemakers and social entrepreneurs kicks off on April 23rd and 24th at 1:00-2:00pm EDT. Lively chats on how to create social change through media are moderated by Shane Snipes, creator of the Global Tweebathon*. April 23 and April 24, Paul and surprise guests outline BEST practices for social good innovation!

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THRIVE WITH ARIANNA HUFFINGTON -APRIL 24 & 25

THRIVE WITH ARIANNA HUFFINGTON -APRIL 24 & 25

April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

A 2-day event to redefine success and learn how you can lead a fuller, more-impactful life. Join the conversation with thought leaders from entertainment, fashion, politics, health care, and technology to hear how they discovered a Third Metric to measuring their achievements beyond money and power.

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Jazz Greats Celebrate Clark Terry @Tribeca Film Festival Premier!

Jazz Greats Celebrate Clark Terry @Tribeca Film Festival Premier!

April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

Quincy Jones, producer of Keep On Keepin’ On has organized a jazz-lover’s dream concert after the premiere of the film at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 19th at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC). Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding, Dianne Reeves, Roy Hargrove and Justin Kauflin will grace the stage of the theater after the initial screening to honor jazz legend Clark Terry, who stars in the film.

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What Google Glass Can’t See

What Google Glass Can’t See

April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

This week is a big week. Americans pay their taxes, but that is old news and not sexy at all. The truth is yesterday was a BIG day for Googlers and tech lovers: most specifically it was the one-day hot off-the-press (conveyor belt) sale of Google Glass!

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“Tribeca Interactive & Interlude: A Music Film Challenge.

“Tribeca Interactive & Interlude: A Music Film Challenge.

April 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

FIRST-EVER “TRIBECA INTERACTIVE & INTERLUDE: A MUSIC FILM CHALLENGE” WINNERS CHOSEN BY MUSIC ARTISTS DAMON ALBARN AND ALOE BLACC. The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced today the winners of the first-ever “Tribeca Interactive & Interlude: A Music Film Challenge.”

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ThatMatters Live HACKS Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards!

ThatMatters Live HACKS Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards!

April 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

Attention Disruptors and Social Innovators!
ThatMatters Live HACKS Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards!
Social Innovation DISRUPTORS: SHANE Snipes & MONIKA Mitchell ARE REPORTING LIVE FROM TRIBECA INNOVATION WEEK – April 21-26, 2014.

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Entrepreneur’s Gold: Take Risks & Make Mistakes

Entrepreneur’s Gold: Take Risks & Make Mistakes

April 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Flickr’s co-founder Caterina Fake opens up about taking risks and finding success. In addition to Flickr, part of Yahoo’s since 2005 and mapping platform Hunch with Chris Dixon (sold to eBay in 2011), Caterina is a founding partner of seed-stage VC firm Founder Collective.

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New App: Vermont Entrepreneur Helps Stroke Victims

New App: Vermont Entrepreneur Helps Stroke Victims

April 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Vermont Social Entrepreneur Miriam Monahan has spent her career teaching people to drive who have neurological challenges ranging from traumatic brain injuries to autism. Monahan is able to give them some measure of independence and freedom they either lost or never had. Monahan is launching a business based on an app called Drive Fit that she says will revolutionize driver rehabilitation programs.

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Sustainable Agriculture Goes Mainstream!

Sustainable Agriculture Goes Mainstream!

April 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

Sustainability is infiltrating our national consciousness. According to the United Nations, by 2050 there will be an additional 2 billion people on earth. And, as pointed out recently in a NASA-sponsored study, resource exploitation presents significant risks for future generations.

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Rachel Neumann: Being Mindful in Publishing

Rachel Neumann: Being Mindful in Publishing

April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

As a leader at Parallax Press (a non-profit publishing house founded and inspired by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh), Rachel Neumann publishes books on mindfulness in daily life and is committed to making these teachings accessible to readers of every persuasion, while preserving them for future generations.

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Farmland Commons Network is Launched

Farmland Commons Network is Launched

April 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Schumacher Center is presenting two upcoming symposiums to address this urgent subject: Berkeley, California presents a national call to action, detailing the consequences of historic and current patterns of farmland ownership and arguing for a revolutionary response.

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BCorps Have A Dream!

BCorps Have A Dream!

April 2, 2014 | Comments (0)

B Corp is a very public way of letting your customers and community know that you share a set of sustainable social and environmental values and are willing to answer for them through a rigorous evaluation process. Worth a look if your company needs the stamp of approval!

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