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The average American consume 1,996 pounds of food annually,FOOTNOTE: Footnote and roughly 40% of that food ends up in landfills.FOOTNOTE: Footnote While this is a horrifying statistic, the amount of edible food that goes from our plates to the the local dump is relatively insignificant compared to the amount of edible food that American farmers leave in the field each season.
Every Mother’s Day, we fret over what unique gift to get the maternal figure in our lives. And if you’re like me, you end up getting something that is nice, but not necessary. So why not consider a heartwarming gift that empowers a mother to help other women?
Volunteering at a soup kitchen isn’t for everyone. And that’s Ok. Channeling your individual energy into maximum impact is about choosing something that motivates you.
Here are 5 ways to give your time for good:
In last week’s Bright Minds, we focused our discussion over a 2015 New York Times piece on how to intelligently yet emotionally impact others’ lives. The article was prompted by the movement of ‘Effective Altruism’ – which uses data to determine how people can ensure that their money has the greatest impact possible.
u should spend a significant percentage of time actually trying to gain understanding, a tiny percentage documenting that understanding, and the vast majority of your time creating alignment. In short, worry about what you do as an organization, not what you say.” This is an excerpt from Jim Collins 2000 piece, ‘Aligning Action and Values,’ which was the topic of discussion in last week’s Bright Minds.
Companies and individuals alike are continually seeking ways to make giving easier, more engaging, and effective. And while progress has been made, many are still
Week number two and another thought-provoking Bright Minds. This week’s meeting centered around the concept of unconscious bias and its impact on decision-making, business innovation,
Every two weeks, Bright Funds receives a cardboard box, filled with apples, oranges, pears, occasional vegetables, and, when lucky, mangoes, watermelons, and avocados. To be
The millennial workforce has high expectations. One thing that this group has become insistent on is for employers to focus more on corporate philanthropy,