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Mexican Coffee Growing Community Members Blog to Connect with Canadian Coffee Drinkers: Van Houtte’s Farm Views Project

A busy coffee drinker at a Van Houtte® coffee shop in Canada or shopping in the coffee aisle at the grocery store may not have a coffee farmer on his mind as he grabs his daily fix.

Aeroplan Members Share A Milestone: 300 Million Aeroplan Miles To Charities

It started quietly seven years ago, with one web page online inviting Aeroplan loyalty program members to share their Aeroplan Miles with seven Canadian charitable partners. Seven years on, Aeroplan Members have donated more than 300 million miles to NGO’s in Canada and around the world to complete their missions.

#BellLetsTalk Trends Worldwide

Canadians added their support in large numbers to Bell’s Let’s Talk campaign on mental health.

Facebook, Shmacebook: Make Your Money Work in Africa

African entrepreneurs are struggling to get funding. Impact investors, stop checking your Facebook page and listen up

If you're thinking about purchasing stock in Facebook, Walter Lamberson has something to say to you: "Facebook doesn't need your money, invest in Africa instead."

Tony Muljadi, Exclusive Justmeans Q&A, Part 2

Don't think a business can make a profit while solving a social problem? Tony Muljadi, co-chair of Harvard's 13th annual Social Enterprise Conference, wants to make you a believer

Tony Muljadi: An Exclusive Justmeans Q&A, Part 1

Don't think a business can make a profit while solving a social problem? Tony Muljadi, co-chair of Harvard's 13th annual Social Enterprise Conference, wants to make you a believer

Facebook Open-Sources Efficient Design

Facebook is open-sourcing data center and hardware design for its new data center in Prineville, Oregon--aiming to be the most energy-efficient data center in the world.

RIP E-Readers

The original e-reader was a device that solved fairly simple inconveniences faced by readers by offering efficient and easy (read: electronic) access to written content.

Squidoo and SocialVibe Put Social Media Platforms to Good Use

The power, financing, and influence of social media is being used for charitable causes on some platforms. Two fairly new sites have done a particularly impressive job at raising awareness and money: Squidoo and SocialVibe.

Social Media for Kids: Dangerous or Not?

A recent study from CNN and Parenting.com reveals that social media, texting, and online communities have become an important part of children's lives. Among popular sites that teens visit are Facebook and Twitter-- areas where children can access unlimited information and where trends such as cyberbullying have been on the rise.

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