September 9, 2019

This Entrepreneur Is Helping Save Lives With His Video Games

By: Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur If you ask Sam Glassenberg how his company, Level Ex, came to be, the founder and CEO will admit it was an accident. “I’ve […]
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September 6, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Microsoft Is Liberating Data To Scale Impact

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes  This is the eighth post in a series of conversations with business leaders from some of the most innovative companies in the […]
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September 3, 2019

Purpose At Work: How MLB Hits Purpose Out Of The Park

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes  This is the seventh post in a series of interviews with purposeful business people. Interviewees attended the Los Angeles Social Innovation Summit. Innovators […]
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August 28, 2019

Tesla’s School Programs Are Key To Its Mission And Workforce Development

By: Dacia J. Ferris, Teslarati Tesla’s internships for high school graduates at Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada have been well received due to their mutual benefits […]
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August 27, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Amgen Builds Scientific Literacy To Grow Its Business And Positive Impact

Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This is the sixth post in a series of interviews with impact-driven corporate leaders. Interviews were conducted around the Los Angeles Social Innovation Summit. […]
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August 26, 2019

How Tesla Is Driving Opportunities for Students and Teachers

By: Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur Whether you’re looking at Tesla’s factories in California, Nevada, New York or soon to be Shanghai, or the company’s sales and service centers […]
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August 23, 2019
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Purpose At Work: How Ford’s Transforming Lives And Its Business Through Education

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This is the fifth article in a series of interviews from business leaders who attended the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles. The Summit […]
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August 13, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Tesla Leverages Purpose To Build Its Workforce And Business

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This is the fourth article in a series about mission focused businesses trailblazers. Each interviewee attended the Los Angeles Social Innovation Summit. The […]
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August 7, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Lyft Accelerates Purpose Post-IPO

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This post is the third in a series of conversations with purpose-driven leaders who shared insights at the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles […]
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August 2, 2019

This Starbucks Executive Shares How Your Company Can Make a Positive Social Impact

By: Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur When it comes to social innovation at Starbucks, there are many things that make John Kelly proud, but he admits picking one […]
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June 12, 2019

Purpose At Work: How TOMS Is Evolving Its Brand To Scale Its Impact

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This post is the first in a series of discussions with top corporate leaders around the purposeful initiatives and innovations they shared […]
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June 5, 2019
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At The Intersection Of Profit And Purpose

By: Paul Clolery, TheNonProfitTimes  Los Angeles, Calif. — Life is a series of intersections. Audience members at the 2019 Social Innovation Summit (#SIS19) here this week were asked […]
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June 5, 2019

Cuban: ‘Happier’ when Lakers are ‘screwed up’

By: Dave McMenamin, ESPN OS ANGELES — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, in L.A. for a downtown speaking engagement, couldn’t stifle a grin when asked about the current […]
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January 4, 2018

Learning Journey 101

By Sara Harari Director of Programs In 2017, our Social Innovation Summit inaugurated our brand new Learning Journey format — and it was a huge success! […]
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June 4, 2017
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Unleashed: The Social Innovation Summit Expands into a Bigger, Broader Platform for Change

By: Rahim Kanani, Huffington Post The national and global landscapes look starkly different today than they did a year ago, as does the promise and prospect […]
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May 25, 2017

12-year-old puts color, culture on kids’ reading lists with #1000BlackGirlBooks

By: Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune Every once in a while, you meet someone who makes you grateful to be walking around on Earth right now, sharing […]
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June 8, 2016

Turning Innovative Ideas into a Successful Business

By June Sugiyama Director of the Vodafone Americas Foundation; recently led the transition of Foundation’s strategy towards technology for social impact. This post is part of […]
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June 7, 2016

A Company’s Values Are Becoming Its Brand

By Phil Goldstein BizTech Phil Goldstein is a web editor for BizTech. Besides keeping up with the latest in technology trends, he is also an avid […]
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February 11, 2016

From orbit to India: Applying the XPRIZE model to global poverty

By Catherine Cheney Devex Impact Zenia Tata, executive director of global development at the XPRIZE Foundation, stood in a room of top experts, industry leaders, and […]
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