Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fundraising for Arthritis Causes – A Midsummer Night’s Run and Power of Movement

February 29, 2012
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Fundraising for Arthritis Causes – A Midsummer Night’s Run and Power of Movement

There are many different types of fundraising initiatives and events from those operated by charities to those hosted by a company as a part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The most successful are born of experience. That is the case for A Midsummer Night’s Run, a Toronto fundraiser which is hosting their 7th…

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The Bathroom Fan Enters the 21st Century

February 29, 2012
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The bathroom fan has come a long way in just the past year. With the introduction of the dual-sensor fan that monitors both humidity and motion, the bathroom fan has become mostly automatic. For many years the bath fan was turned on like a light with a switch or a timer. Now the Panasonic WhisperSense…

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A For-Profit in a Non-Profit World: B the Change One World Futbol

February 29, 2012
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Streetfootballworld, a international network of organizations, has historically affiliated only with non-profits. However, this month, a Certified B Corporation broke the mold.  Streetfootballworld sees football (soccer) as a tool to empower disadvantaged young people all over the world and create social change. They are partners with, and in many ways serve as, the non-profit/social benefit arm…

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Make the leap to fair trade and take the fair trade pledge

February 28, 2012
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Make the leap to fair trade and take the fair trade pledge

Make the Leap to Fair Trade This Year 2012 is a leap year. Join millions of others by using this extra day to make the leap to fair trade! The impact of how you spend your dollars makes a difference. Cheap and cheaply made products often come with a hidden cost, which is shouldered by…

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Oprah Joins Lady Gaga to Launch Born This Way Foundation

February 28, 2012
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Oprah Joins Lady Gaga to Launch Born This Way Foundation

There has been much publicity surrounding superstar Lady Gaga and the launch of her nonprofit organization, Born This Way (BTW).  Gaga continues to embody the spirit of social responsibility and today marks the official launch of her charity. The Foundation will be run by Gaga’s mother Cynthia Germanotta and will tackle the issues that are…

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SSF Loves Film | First SSF Hosted Twitter Chat on Sustainable Film Practices a Hit

February 28, 2012
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  By hosting an international twitter chat on sustainable film practices featuring Megan Griffiths, director and producer, SSF brings February to a close with their focus on film. The conversation was terrific and brings to reality the desire for SSF to “inspire” conversations on sustainability. We had folks joining us from all over the country.…

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Green Cleaning with Seventh Generation’s Revolutionary New Natural 4X Laundry Detergent

February 27, 2012
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Green Cleaning with Seventh Generation’s Revolutionary New Natural 4X Laundry Detergent

There are many eco-friendly cleaning products on the market including our MIY Green Home Cleaning kit, but one of the most widely identifiable green cleaning brands is Seventh Generation. Seventh Generation is bringing to market a new laundry detergent that is making great strides in greening your laundry room. If you read our Five Tips to Help…

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Green Cleaning with Seventh Generation’s Revolutionary New Natural 4X Laundry Detergent

February 27, 2012
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Green Cleaning with Seventh Generation’s Revolutionary New Natural 4X Laundry Detergent

There are many eco-friendly cleaning products on the market including our MIY Green Home Cleaning kit, but one of the most widely identifiable green cleaning brands is Seventh Generation. Seventh Generation is bringing to market a new laundry detergent that is making great strides in greening your laundry room. If you read our Five Tips to Help…

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Let’s Pay Attention to the Man Behind the Lens

February 27, 2012
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The activity behind the scenes at any show is compelling and yes, during fashion shows…we all want to see how it goes. Increasingly with the digital age, immediate “coverage” of the shows behind, on and who’s sitting at the runway … Continue reading → Read the full post

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The Trouble With Occupy

February 27, 2012
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The Trouble With Occupy

Tweet The Occupy Movement is inspiring to many of us who long awaited a new dynamic into our dysfunctional culture. It is a powerful cultural force, engaging citizens to promote substantive change to an unfair system. It has already reshaped political conversations with its focus on the corporate elitism and government collusion that has led…

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