Social Change

Jim Berk Speaks To Fast Company About Participant Media’s 10-Year History Of Social Impact

Article

By Using Entertainment To Compel Social Change, The Company Proves That Doing Good Can Also Be Good For Business.

By Lindsay Lavine

FastCompany - April 8, 2014

What do the films An Inconvenient Truth, Food, Inc., The Help, and Lincoln all have in common?

Columbia University Researchers Seek Partners for Drug-Prevention Program Aimed at Hispanic Youths

Press Release

May 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Researchers at the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York are seeking partners for a study to reduce drug and alcohol abuse among Hispanic youths.

Video: Boeing Program is Helping Farmers on the Island of Bali

Firsthand look at one of Boeing's many Global Corporate Citizenship programs
Article

Boeing in Bali -- Seeds of Hope

Boeing Global Corporate Citizenship programs support various activities throughout Indonesia, including a Sustainable Agriculture and Seed Saving project in Bali.

What Kind of Social Change Agent Are You? - CSR Minute for December 30, 2013

Press Release

As 2013 comes to a close, it’s a good time to pause and think about the bigger picture of social responsibility in personal terms. How do you evaluate your individual role as a social change agent? How would you define it? How do you measure it? To help with this exercise, Walden University has produced a survey and a quiz designed to discover more about people who are involved in positive social change. Their third annual social impact report includes the perspectives of more than 9,000 adults in Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Jordan, Mexico, and the U.S.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Introduces Innovative Pay-for-Success Program in Partnership With New York State and Social Finance Inc.

New Social Impact Partnership Gives Qualified Private and Institutional Investors the Opportunity to Fund Social Change
Press Release

December 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America Merrill Lynch today announced a social impact partnership with New York State and Social Finance Inc. that resulted in a successful capital raise of $13.5 million to fund a new pay-for-success program. The offering proceeds provided by private and institutional investors will be used to fund a 5 ½-year program focused on comprehensive reentry employment services to 2,000 formerly incarcerated individuals in New York City and Rochester, N.Y.

Walden University Scholars of Change Effect Positive Social Change Around the World

$50,000 awarded to Scholars whose inspiring videos document efforts to make a difference in their communities
Press Release

Minneapolis, December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ — From helping young victims of human trafficking to supporting veterans returning to civilian life in the United States, more than 200 Walden University students and alumni submitted inspiring videos of social change in their communities for the university’s 2013 Scholars of Change video contest.

CBS News Senior Business Correspondent and CBS This Morning: Saturday Co-Host Anthony Mason to Interview President and Founder of CBS EcoMedia Paul Polizzotto: 12/5 NYU Event

Can the Power of Advertising Actually Be Harnessed To Realize Social Change?
Press Release

December 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ -

Can the Power of Advertising Actually Be Harnessed To Realize Social Change?

ANTHONY MASON, Senior Business Correspondent, CBS News; Co-Host, CBS This Morning: Saturday
to interview
PAUL POLIZZOTTO, President & Founder, CBS EcoMedia Inc.

December 5, 2013
7:00 - 8:30pm

New Walden University Study Reveals Six Distinct Types of Social Change Agents Around the World

Profiles illustrate diversity in engagement levels, motivating factors and issues of importance
Summary: 

Discover what kind of social change agent you are. Take the quiz and get more detailed findings from Walden’s Social Change Impact Report at www.WaldenU.edu/impactreport.

Press Release

Discover what kind of social change agent you are. Take the quiz and get more detailed findings from Walden’s Social Change Impact Report at www.WaldenU.edu/impactreport.

Pages

Subscribe to Social Change