Realized Worth would like to thank Faith Bachlow for the following guest post. For all the talk we do about the value of volunteering, we thought it was time to provide our readers with a direct route to take action. Here's a significant way to address the desperation that is rampant right now in East Africa due to the multi-year drought.
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Dying for a grain of Rice
‘We should be able to kill about one thousand birds with this’. Ronald says wiping beads of sweat off his face using the back of his left hand. I stare at him my face expressionless as he uses his other hand to mix carbofurlan powder into a basinful of rice grain.
This is the only way we can be able to harvest some rice, otherwise the birds will feed on all the ‘milk’ as soon as the rice flowers leaving us to harvest empty unfilled husks. He…Continue
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In its seventh annual Citizenship Report, GE discusses how it creates value for its shareowners by confronting some of the biggest global sustainability challenges, for example by developing products and services in clean energy, energy-efficient infrastructures and transportation, clean water, and affordable healthcare. This feature story is also posted on their Web site where GE invites comments. …
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Welcome to our new blog post on CSR from a Canadian business perspective! To see our previous posts, please visit our blog at www.cbsr.ca/blog.…
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From the Benevity Just BeCause Blog
A lot of times companies ask us: what is the “killer cause” that will make my workplace giving program (or cause marketing campaign) sing? And we think we know the answer. It’s not some magical charity that cuts across every demographic; it’s much simpler than that. The killer cause is the charity or charities (small or large,…
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GE released its seventh annual Citizenship Report today, focused on “Sustainable Growth.” The report outlines the company’s wide-ranging efforts to address key global challenges, from struggling cities to water scarcity, from financial volatility to chronic disease, among several others. GE details its work within two primary global citizenship themes: “Energy and Climate Change” and “Sustainable Healthcare.”
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Skills-based volunteering vs. general volunteering: When it comes to long-term impacts, skills-based will win every time. So why am I still an advocate for general volunteering? Read on and join the conversation. You can comment at the bottom of the page or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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As part of the global chemical industry we would like to invite you to participate in …
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Then you should take this survey.
In other words, it’s for people who read aid blogs.
Why should you bother? For one reason, it's short. It's also anonymous. And most notably, your interests and habits are important to us, the bloggers.
See what the @SmartAid folks and other bloggers have to say about the survey via…Continue
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We’ve all seen many participation typologies over the years. But with the one below, which I created when examining local partners’ final reports in 2009, I was trying to describe some simple categories of approaches to working with communities that local non-governmental organizations utilize. It was also meant to capture that fine line that can exist between a community-based organization (CBO) and a community,…Continue
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Food Security. Purpose/Scope
This précis provides a short summary of the rationale for Growfish without detailed market or financial projections. The full Business Plan can be provided to qualified interested parties upon request.
Food Security/Poverty/ Hunger
A food crisis of significant proportions is developing and its impact will be felt the greatest in Africa. In West Africa people derive as much as…
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Spark your innovation with NASSCOM Foundation’s 4th edition of the NASSCOM Social Innovation Honours
NASSCOM Foundation, in association with Genpact opens entries for India’s most impactful social enterprise projects, using technology to solve India’s social and environmental issues.
The awards aim to showcase projects that demonstrate best practices in using Information and Communication Technology (ICT)…Continue
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This American Life 444: Gossip, Originally aired 8/26/11 Summary from the…Continue
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