Amid a more conscientious marketplace, entrepreneurs are increasingly interested in conducting business in ways that “give back”—pursuing opportunities that benefit the bottom line while also positively impacting and influencing society at large. Given the extent to which this movement has grown, business owners with this mindset have been coined “socialpreneurs,” embodying a category all their own. Read more
It’s not every day that a bona fide business movement comes along — an evolutionary and revolutionary paradigm shift that can literally change the world for the better and outright redefine success in business across the board. Take heed America: a seismic shift is indeed underway in the form of the Public Benefit “B Corporation,” a new classification that effectively leverages the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Read more
There are 360 million people with disabling hearing loss in the world. Most of them are in developing countries and can be helped with just hearing aids.
After being exposed to a YouTube video of a 20-something woman hearing for the very first time, Bridget Hilton couldn’t imagine life without music.
Entrepreneurs are starting to think about philanthropy in a new way. It used to be that making a big donation and going on your merry way was enough. But that old style of hit-and-run philanthropy is no longer sufficient. Read more