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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.
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.
ThatMatters Live: NYC’s hit web chat show (with Monika Mitchell & Shane Snipes)announces 2014 topic & guest schedule featuring the entrepreneurs, thought leaders, innovators, and disruptors building the Social Impact Economy: ThatMatters Live streams across 7 social media platforms to reach 97,000 viewers every Friday afternoon from 3pm-4pm from the Centre for Social Innovation in NYC.
We live in a moment of profound disruption. Something is ending, and something else is wanting to emerge. There is a huge dormant potential in the world today that is waiting to be activated: a potential for profound renewal and change.
Innovative platforms like Launch NY and Manufacture NY, provided a hip alternative to traditional Fashion Week events. Moving the action from Lincoln Center to Chelsea, the audience and exhibitor list full of the young, cool and inventive and relaxing atmosphere was a great break from the usual frenzied tents.
Tired of holiday shopping, spending, and over-consuming already? From our Friends at DoGoodBuy.us discover gifts that give back for under $25. Lots of cool stuff that makes a difference for people and planet and goes easy on the wallet. Best of all, you don’t have to leave home.
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.
Eating healthy over the holidays is a challenge…but gluten-free rock n’ roll Foodpreneur Ariyele makes it possible & fun! She is gorgeous, totally crazy, and hysterically funny! But this gal can cook a mean gluten-free sinfully-free yummy dessert and make you laugh while doing it! Introducing Brooklyn ex-pat Ariyele Ressler and her new wonderfully innovative [...]
When the JOBS Act was passed in April 2012, many of us in the social entrepreneurship community were excited! It seemed as if a whole new economic structure would form underneath rusty old 20th century capitalism. Finally, the “trickle down” concept of 1980s Reaganomics would be replaced with a millennial-worthy trickle up version. The new world looked promising!
Good-b’s Video Team attended the Centre for Social Innovation and B Social Good opening night for the events series called, “New York Social Good: featuring Entrepreneurs and Organizations that are doing good things for the NYC community!