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Social Media for Social Good at #SIS12

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The upcoming Social Innovation Summit is going to be a great event fostering unique conversations and giving participants the chance to interact in dynamic, interactive workshops. In particular, the “Social Media for Social Good” workshop, held on May 30th, at 3:30 p.m., will be chaired by Waggener Edstrom’s very own Jennifer Houston, President of Studio D.

3BL Media Acquires SocialEarth to Further Expand Distribution of Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship News and Content

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(3BL Media) March 13, 2012 - Northampton, MA  - 3BL Media (http://3blmedia.com), the leading distributor of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news and content, has announced the acquisition of SocialEarth (http://socialearth.org), the leading web-based community for social innovation, social entrepreneurship and social enterprise content and thought leadership.

Social Innovation: African Chief Using Twitter to Improve Village Life

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An African chief, Francis Kariuki, is using 21st century social innovation to help resolve problems and maintain order in his Kenyan village. He is on Twitter, the social media platform, and is a great example of how the digital world has gone beyond urban towns and cities to reach previously what were considered distant corners of the earth.

United Nations Webcast

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Hosted by Landmark Ventures and the United Nations Office for Partnerships, the Social Innovation Summit is an event dedicated to connecting and inspiring a unique network of global Fortune 500 business, investment, foundation, and community leaders to create social impact and affect positive change.  Watch the panel on global impact – driving healthcare innovation at : http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/2011/06/social-innovation-summit-2011-part-1.html

Mashable: The UN Takes a Bite Out of Social Innovation

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Zachery Sniderman

Mashable’s Zachery Sniderman quotes Abbott’s Katherine Pickus from the UN Social Innovation Summit.

Animated Tour of New Nutrition Facility in Haiti

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Nourimanba, Partners In Health’s ready-to-use therapeutic food with a peanut butter base, helps address severe malnutrition in children. To meet growing demand for Nourimanba, Abbott is working with PIH to building a new processing plant in Haiti. Tour our new plant with this animated video, which follows production from the delivery of raw peanuts, through roasting, then on to final processing and packaging. The plant will greatly increase production capacity for Nourimanba as well as help to strengthen the local economy.

Fast Company: What is Social Innovation

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At the Global Conference for Social Change, we asked thought leaders for Fast Company's 30-second MBA series: "What is social innovation?"

Find out more about what they had to say about Social Innovation at http://www.fastcompany.com/mba/profile/kathy-pickus

East Meets West and Design that Matters: How a Firefly can reduce newborn mortality rates

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NOTE: A few weeks ago, we announced our Spring 2011 Grants, pledging over $4 million to help fund six organizations that use invention to solve social issues around the globe. Over the past several weeks, we’ve featured guest blog posts about each grant. Today, Lemelson Foundation Program Officer Erin Tochen talks about a grant to support an innovative collaboration to develop and disseminate new neonatal technologies.

Bakery chain’s nonprofit cafés let patrons pay what they can - By Springwise

Springwise scans the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds.
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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.
 

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.
 

Social Innovation Summit 2011 at United Nations Headquarters

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(3BL  Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - June 6, 2011 - Waggener Edstrom Worldwide is proud to be among the sponsors of the Social Innovation Summit 2011, co-hosted by Landmark Ventures and the United Nations Office of Partnerships (UNOP), held on Monday, June 6, at the United Nations Headquarters.

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