I love when companies recognize the power of their sponsorship dollars to make a point, and when they make sure that their values line up with those of the cause they’re putting their name on.Beers with a Social Conscious.
There’s a new website in town talking taxes. TaxHelp.org recently launched and has more than 150 free resources about United States taxes. Tis the season to check out resources like their General Guide to Taxes. I used to write my own simple guide to taxes, but I’m less in the know now and happy to share this… Continue reading New online resource talks taxes in plain English.
via Facebook: Today, only 2.7 billion people are online — a little more than one third of the world. That is growing by less than 9% a year, but that’s slow considering how early we are in the internet’s development. Even though projections show most people will get smartphones in the next decade, most people… Continue reading Is Connectivity A Human Right?
Read my guest post from the Communications Network blog. Here’s an excerpt: Just as wearing animal prints is not right for everyone (and certainly not for me!), not every industry trend fits every organization. Big Data is certainly out there, but foundations would be prudent to think about how to “make it their own” before… Continue reading Philanthropy Fashions: What’s here to stay, and what’s just a trend?
How many slaves work for you? There are 27 million slaves in the world today. Many of them contribute to the supply chains that end up in the products we use every day. Find out how many slaves work for you, and take action. This provocative site was shared by a design consultant in a… Continue reading What’s Your Slavery Footprint?
According to Carl Lange, these are the only two things you need to do to be successful, which he (very well) defines as taking advantage of personally interesting opportunities. Matt Swanson wrote a follow-up post with the reminder that telling people about what you do can come in the form of writing, of blogging. I… Continue reading Do things, tell people.
(I know this is from November, but still relevant.)Sweden ran out of garbage and is importing it to sustain their waste-to-energy program.
Logos define brands and they create corporate images because logos are what sticks in people’s mind and creates associations. Think Coca-Cola, Nike, or McDonald’s – what do you instantly picture in mind? Right, their logos. Great logos will never allow their consumers forget about the brand – it’s what prompts them choose one product over alternative:… Continue reading Logo Design Gone Wrong
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Awesome visualization of bike shares around the world! Bike Share Map