Archives pour le tag creativity

Harnessing the power of internet to create something good

Dernière mise à jour le 4 juillet 2013.

Harnessing the power of internet to create something good

I've always been fascinated by the paradox of social platforms such as facebook. On the one side, it allows us to be better connected, on the other it does have the nasty tendency of pulling us apart rather than together. It's such a shame when it could be such a powerful force for just the opposite. But this tendency is starting to slow down, or so I think. The rise of great initiatives such as MOOCs (Massive Online Open Classrooms) shows just how great the potential to make meaningful connections and exchanges can arise from a social internet ...

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Weekend Readings - Towards a New Capitalism?

Dernière mise à jour le 1 mars 2013.

Weekend Readings - Towards a New Capitalism?

Millenials (in North America) have a completely different life and work expectations than their parents do. They want to combine traditional capitalist values with a high sense of purpose. Their buying choices are also influenced by their perception of the ethical behviour of a company and by the desire to make responsible choices which will affect positively the people involved in all of the supply chain.

The front figure of this profound change in North America would be food giant Whole Foods. A Forbes/Ashoka article explores this "councious capitalism" through a Q&A session with Whole Foods CEO John ...

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Are you our next Social Media Outreach Intern?

Dernière mise à jour le 25 octobre 2012.

Are you our next Social Media Outreach Intern?

Imagination for People (www.imaginationforpeople.org) is a collaborative platform dedicated to social innovation. The goal of the site is to have people collect, share, support and scale radically imaginative social projects. These projects are edgy and at the forefront: they are surprising, highly disruptive, inspiring and are considered a « first » in their sector or at a worldwide scale. 

We launched the beta version of our Web platform in July 2011 and it now features over 1,000 unique social projects. We are looking for a social media/outreach manager to share the unique possibilities of our platform to the ...

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