Tag: social impact


As 2013 comes to a close, it’s a good time to pause and think about the bigger picture of social responsibility in personal terms. How do you evaluate your individual role as a social change agent? How would you define Read more…


An Italian designer has created an ingenious solution to the fresh water problem that many people in the developing world face. It’s called Eliodomestico, a ceramic solar still designed by Gabriele Diamanti as a way to produce fresh water with Read more…


With the Paralympics Games set to start on 29 August 2012, it is now widely recognized by many sustainability social innovation practitioners that London did deliver a sustainable 2012 Olympic games. It has left a long-term legacy that will pass Read more…


Hilton owns fewer than 50 of the 3,800 hotels that fly the Hilton flag, but the chain’s brand standards govern what the independent owners can do. While every big hotel chain has a sustainability program, reports Marc Gunther, Hilton was Read more…


April was a busy month for one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies. A year into its Sustainable Living Plan, the company released its 2011 progress report, and hosted global in-person meetings and a 24-hour live online Sustainable Living Read more…


In an update to its 2008 study, the Accenture 2011 High Performance Finance Study, Delivering Value: The Next Battleground for the Finance Organization, the well-respected professional consulting firm introduces its research by describing a world in flux and set to Read more…


With little debate on the fact that we have reached the bottom of the global downturn and are entering a period of resurgent growth, there is however, a differing of opinion on the speed, location, and stability of economic prosperity. Read more…

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