Natura, a Brazil-based Cosmetics Maker, Becomes a B Corp

I got to know Natura many years ago when I traveled to Brazil.  I tried their products and was very impressed by them.  I was even more impressed when I heard about their focus on protecting the rainforests of Brazil. They recently filed for B Corp status and earned it.  

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The XO-1 laptop is history

The great excitement, energy, and enthusiasm that brought us together is gone. OLPC is dead. In its place, is the reality that technology is a force in education, and we all need to be vigilant about when, where, and how it’s used. – See more at:

Cellphones Have Become Tool for Doing Good Globally

The World Health Organization estimates that more than 700 million people do not have access to clean drinking water and over 2.5 billion have no access to toilets. Yet according to the International Telecommunications Union, 96 percent of the world is connected via cellphone — which is why it has become a means of doing… Continue reading Cellphones Have Become Tool for Doing Good Globally

AmazonSmile: A percentage of your purchase goes to donation

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at

Charity Donation Platform Gets A Makeover says its new look tiles package up over 20 different types of content and activity into “distributable blocks” — that are either automatically generated when users are active across the platform, or can be manually created when users want to share a piece of content (such as a link, video, or photo) with their… Continue reading Charity Donation Platform Gets A Makeover

Kapor Center for Social Impact

Mitch Kapor unveiled the new Kapor Center for Social Impact, which is a crucible for budding entrepreneurs. It offers funding and consulting for those needing a leg up on the ever-lengthening ladder of social mobility or trying to build a business that helps others do the same. Read more