Social Entrepreneurship

Controversial Shipbreaking Methods In South Asia Are Cause for Alarm


There are serious concerns about how the shipping industry is disposing of its toxic waste during the process of shipbreaking:the way an old ship is disposed of, being broken up for scraprecycling. Most vessels have a lifespan of a few decades before they need to be retired; beaching is the most commonly used method to do this, as it is employed by 95 per cent of shipbreaking yards.

United Airlines Launches New Sustainability Initiative


United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) has launched a new sustainable supply chain initiative to reinforce its commitment to supporting the environment. UA is the largest airline in the world in terms of passenger kilometers flown, and has advocated environmental procedures for a long time.

How Do Global Companies Compare When It Comes to Corporate Giving?


How does a global company know what counts as a charitable contribution when each country around the world classifies NGOs in differing ways?

FedEx Leading the Way as a Trusted Business in the U.S.


Thought leadership has become a buzzword that is considered important for both Consumer (B2C) and B2B (Business to Business) companies; especially important in B2B, because of the complexity and length of the decision-making process in these environments and the large number of people involved. Thought leadership content can help anyone involved in the business decision making process to gain alignment across their company regarding the problems they are facing.

Cisco Supports Connected Collaboration at Skoll World Forum


By Jennifer Barr

Cisco is the official technology sponsor for the prestigious Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship (SWF) happening April 9 to 12 at the University of Oxford in England.

4th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference

Responsible Leadership: The Future Of Corporate Engagement In Global Development; April 11 & 12, 2013
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The 4th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference is an annual forum that convenes thought-leaders, change-makers and professionals from across the business, social and public spectrums, including Fortune 500 companies, NGO leaders, corporate responsibility and international development experts, as well as leadership training and pro bono practitioners on the topic of Int

The Oscar Worthy (and Sustainable) Dress


What the stars wear on the night of the Oscars is all very much part of this gala Hollywood evening, with celebrities navigating the five-hundred-foot red carpet in their elaborate designer gowns and very high heels.

Cisco Partners Recognized as Social Entrepreneurs by Schwab Foundation



Each year the Schwab Foundation presents Social Entrepreneur of the Year awards to people who apply innovative, practical approaches to resolving social and environmental challenges.


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