On Dec 15, 2010 SALSA and ChangeMatters will host a special seminar for social change leaders who want to explore social enterprise options and earned revenue strategies.
On May 19, Vermont Gov. James Douglas signed the state’s benefit corporation act into law. Effective July 1, 2011, for-profit corporations in Vermont can elect to file as benefit corporations. At core, this requires a dedicated corporate focus on creating a “general public benefit,” meaning some combination of: providing beneficial products/services to low income or[…]
This week, a tech company VP called for my advice about a social media application under development that involves giving. Sort of. Their idea combines an E-bay/Freecycle idea with a give-to-my-favorite-cause idea. I’m a “creative” and generally, love combining the unrelated. To me, these unrelated ideas still feel best, and most honest, treated separately. Serious[…]