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Mashable: VolunteerMatch Among 10 Empowering Apps for Social Good

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This week, Mashable published an article entitled "10 Empowering Apps for Social Good." The article lists some of the most impactful apps that give consumers the ability to change the world. Moreover, we were thrilled that VolunteerMatch for iOS was included on the list. Here's what Mashable's Zoe Fox had to say about VolunteerMatch for iOS:
 

Skype Goes Under Water

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by Andrew Schmidt

“My grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, would grab my hand and say to me ‘Allons Voir’ (lets go see). It is this insatiable curiosity that has been my most treasured inheritance.” -Fabien Cousteau.

A Sensational Special Guest Skype Session!

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Gillian Madeley is Teacher-Librarian, Literacy@School, Technology & Lead Teacher within the York Region District School Board (Ontario, Canada). She is an avid Skype Classroom user and promoter, and has recently joined the ranks of Apple’s Distinguished Educators, Class of 2013. Follow her on Twitter at @aljasngenietoo. Republished with permission.

MFA Design for Social Innovation at SVA Introduces the Games for Impact Workshop

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Game design is a new innovation tool and a valuable skill for anyone working inside corporations, at non-profit organizations, entrepreneurs and designers of all kinds. The social impact games movement is one of the fastest growing and most exciting forms of social innovation -- a powerful way to engage employees and communities, reaching and energizing a new generation in the issues they will carry into their future.

The Arctic’s Youngest Explorer Makes a Skype Visit to Texas Classroom

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For the students in Jennifer Hurst’s 4th grade class, most of their own exploring occurs just around their neighborhoods nearby their hometown just outside of Austin, Texas.  So when they had the opportunity to have a Skype video call with Oli Milroy, the youngest member of the Arctic Jubilee Expedition, they were thrilled!

UBM plc and Freeman Partner to Produce Business4Better

Noncommercial movement, conference & expo will guide professionals on doing business with a purpose, creating better business results and more community impact
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ - UBM plc, a global provider of events, media and marketing services, and Freeman, the  premier partner for integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, have announced a strategic partnership to produce Business4Better (B4B), the non-commercial

Skype Social Good - Making Life Better Through Technology

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After I finished speaking on stage at the Social Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley earlier this week, I found myself reflecting on both the number of innovative and passionate people dedicated to changing our world for the better and the role technology is playing to drive these changes within our global society. At Skype, we've always believed in the power of technology to bring the world closer together by enabling people everywhere to share experiences.

Social Innovation Summit Convenes Business, Investor and Non-Profit Leaders to Explore Creative Approaches to Driving Social Transformation

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., November 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ - At a time when publicly traded, privately held and mission-driven organizations in ever greater numbers are incorporating social responsibility and shared value into their overall strategies, executives of all stripes are keenly aware of the need to identify market opportunities that produce sustainable financial while driving positive social and environmental outcomes through scalable innovations.

Webinar Recap: Planet Brands-Changing Behavior for Sustainable Social Good

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For the October edition of our Best Practice Network Webinar Series, we talked with David Willans, Director of Future Sustainability Communications at Futerra. David focused on how companies can drive consumer behavior by weaving sustainability into brands.

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