September 2, 2014, No comments

The massive 6.0 earthquake in San Francisco on Sunday is another reminder that Mother Nature doesn’t play by the rules, so we’d all better be prepared for the unexpected.  If [...]

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Restoring Trust: In Markets and Politics

August 20, 2014, 1 Comment

Guest Blog by Hazel Henderson, President, Ethical Markets It’s common knowledge that human societies work most effectively and harmoniously where th ...

Please Stop Trying to Change the World

July 29, 2014, No comments

Guest Blog by Cheryl Heller, Founding Chair of SVA’s MFA program in Design for Social Innovation I just finished Vivian Gornick’s wonderful book ...

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Fast Stats About Giving in America Today

July 28, 2014, No comments

The annual corporate philanthropy.  Now more than ever, employees are paying close attention to the philanthropic behavior of corporations and evalua ...

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    Tracing Purpose Back
    July 3, 2014, No comments

    I grew up in a family that was committed to giving back. My Dad was Morris M. Lee (“Morrie”) and had worked very closely with Edward L. Bernays, one of [...]

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    Gift Finance in the Ecological Age
    June 19, 2014, No comments

    Ever since the statistic we call GDP was invented in the 1930s, economists and politicians have used it as a proxy for the public good. It seems reasonable: the more [...]