Tag Archives: social entrepreneurship

Standing out by blending in

Social media is an extremely beneficial tool for a start-up company…but it can be oh so overwhelming.

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Converting passion into progress

Passion without direction is a bit like having the AC on and the windows open… a waste of energy! We’ve got a team of 7 – all of us would-be changemakers. But how to make efficient use of our energies … Continue reading

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In search of sustainability…

Yesterday GaYoung and I hit up a few restaurants between 1st and 4th Avenue to ask them what ethi(k)al and sustainable practices they’re rockin’. Locally sourced sushi (see picture)? Not so much. New York State-grown coffee? Try again. But one … Continue reading

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Why ethikus?

I’ve spoken with literally hundreds of people in the last several months about sustainability – from parents to students (as I teach a course on corporate social responsibility at NYU) – and two thing continues to pop-up in these conversations: … Continue reading

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