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Nonprofits Utilize the Power of Storytelling

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REDMOND, Wash. — June 28, 2012 —The benefits of storytelling and the need for nonprofits to communicate their impact to various audiences has been a focus of late among nonprofit organizations and corporate social responsibility groups. It has been a hot topic at recent social innovation industry events such as Nonprofit Technology Network, the Cause Marketing Forum and the Social Innovation Summit.

New Tool puts Nonprofit Storytelling on the Map

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Lori Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship & Public Affairs at Microsoft explains why Microsoft is launching the Local Impact Map for nonprofits, a new tool that provides a compelling way to share stories and impact.

Sanofi US Provides Care Packages for Chimpanzees

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Chimp Haven

Sanofi US donated a variety of equipment and supplies as well as bandages, and syringes to Chimp Haven, The National Chimpanzee Sanctuary. This non-profit provides lifetime care for chimpanzees who have been retired from medical research, the entertainment industry, or are no longer wanted as pets. Sanofi heard about the need for veterinary medical equipment and sent the "care package."

"Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise" a presentation from CBS EcoMedia President and Founder Paul Polizzotto at the 2012 Edison Awards "Meet the Innovators" Forum.

The inside story of how a revolutionary ad model is funding some of the nation's most effective nonprofits dealing with the biggest social issues of our time.
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In this live presentation to the 2012 Edison Awards "Meet the Innovators" forum, Paul Polizzotto tells the story of how he created EcoMedia and the one-of-a-kind ad model behind it, explains how the company came to be acquired by CBS in 2010 and how successful it has become since then.  Polizzotto reveals why EcoMedia expanded its mission beyond funding environmental projects through the EcoAd program to now include wellness and education projects vis the WellnessAd and EducationAd programs.

Sanofi and Six Other Companies Partner to Speed Up Development of New TB Medicines

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PharmaBiz

Seven pharmaceutical companies, including Sanofi and four research institutions, working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have entered into a partnership to speed up the discovery of essential new treatments for tuberculosis (TB). The partnership, known as the TB Drug Accelerator (TBDA), will target the discovery of new TB drugs by collaborating on early-stage research.

Interview with CBS EcoMedia Founder Paul Polizzotto at the 2012 Edison Awards

Social Entrepreneur Behind Revolutionary Ad Model Answers Questions At Edison Awards "Meet the Innovators Forum"
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On April 26 the 2012 Edison Awards were held in New York City celebrating 25 years of honoring the successful development and launch of game-changing new products and services.  EcoMedia's EcoAd program won the 2012 bronze Edison Award for Social Innovation in the Innovative Services category.  EcoMedia President and Founder, Paul Polizzotto, accepted the award on the company's behalf and was interviewed by the Edison Awards crew about EcoMedia's revolutionary ad model and how it works.

2nd Annual mGive Text Giving Study Looks into the Minds of Mobile Donors

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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - June 27, 2012 - For the second year in a row, The mGive Foundation, the leading 501(c)(3) public charity supporting U.S. mobile donation campaigns, released the annual mGive Text Giving Study, providing insight into the minds of mobile donors. The 2012 Study reinforced the findings from 2011, proving that text giving options are a great compliment to the more traditional giving channels such as direct mail, email and online giving. 

Sterling Planet Volunteers Marketing Support for Philadelphia Green Power Challenge

City of Brotherly Love challenges citizens and local businesses to enroll for green energy
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Summer is here, and the heat is on.  A heated “friendly” competition has begun between the cities of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. to see which will emerge in September as the leading city in voluntary purchases of green energy from renewable sources, such as wind.  Atlanta-based Sterling Planet has helped fuel the competition, developing a microsite on a pro bono basis at www.philadelphiagreenpower.com for increasing awareness of green energy options and facilitating enrollment.

Sterling Planet Volunteers Marketing Support for Philadelphia Green Power Challenge

City of Brotherly Love challenges citizens and local businesses to enroll for green energy
Press Release

(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Summer is here, and the heat is on.  A heated “friendly” competition has begun between the cities of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. to see which will emerge in September as the leading city in voluntary purchases of green energy from renewable sources, such as wind.  Atlanta-based Sterling Planet has helped fuel the competition, developing a microsite on a pro bono basis at www.philadelphiagreenpower.com for increasing awareness of green energy options and facilitating enrollment.

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