News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Calgary-based container pick-up social enterprise, the Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research, is experiencing success with its recycling venture.
To date, the social business has...more
An East Harlem merchants group campaigns to cleaning up E. 125th St. by paying the homeless to do it.
The New Harlem East Merchants Association, has began raising funds for its campaign, which...more
Southern Hills Economic Development Corporation has recently announced that they will be hosting a meeting focusing on uranium mining.
The meeting will be the 7th day of February and will be...more
Charity group Water Is Life (WIL) is banking on an innovative technology solution to tackle water contamination and raise awareness around this problem.
WIL, together with Brian Gartside, graphic...more
Tom Steyer and his wife, Kathryn Taylor of Tomkat Charitable Trust, aims to serve "good food, good banking and good energy" at their TomKat Ranch known for its certified grass-fed beef in Northern...more
Paolo Richter, founder of social enterprise Gump & Drahtesel, rolls out second-hand bicycles from Switzerland to various African countries.
To establish a more innovative approach, social...more
On the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, more than 2,000 people, mostly students, got together to set a world record for the largest tree hug.
On World Environment Day, June 5, the participants have...more
The U.S. Forest Service, a U.S. Department of Agriculture agency that deals with public lands in national forests and grasslands, harbors support from volunteer organizations for its several forest...more
Leading global institutions address actions that are required to strengthen resilience to climate change and deliver increased food production, employment and food security.
The ALERT Project, which consists of scientists, health care professionals, and concerned citizens who have years of experience dealing with the human health and the costs of oil dependency, provides...more