Browsing All posts tagged under »Collaboration«

Turning trash into music

July 23, 2013

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One man’s trash, another man’s treasure. The Landfill Harmonic orchestra –  the ‘recycled’ orchestra – writes the following about their project: The world sends us garbage. We send back music. Watch this short, inspiring video about turning trash into treasure – music to be precise – and so much more for those involved. That is […]

The world’s largest movement

July 6, 2012

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Something powerful is taking place across the planet. “It is my belief that we are a part of a movement, that is greater, and deeper, and broader than we ourselves know, or can know. It flies under the radar of the media by and large….” the author of Blessed Unrest and founder of Wiser.org Paul […]

Connecting the world through music – playing for change

January 27, 2012

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Let’s get together.. When ever I see people singing together, joining forces in music, it always inspires me greatly and reminds me of how much we, the human beings on planet earth, can do when we get together and team up. It highlights the potential and innate power to create positively within each one of […]

The thorn in the eye of the movement for social change in India – and elsewhere

December 8, 2011

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Esha Chhabra points out some very essential issues in her excellent article for GOOD called “How to Upgrade India’s Social Enterprise Ecosystem,” where she is taking the temperature on contemporary work for social change in India. She writes: “India has become a hotbed of social enterprise, home to impact technology like D.Light Design‘s low-cost LED […]

Video: How the global food market starves the poor

April 17, 2011

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How to feed the world? This is the main question raised in this short and entertaining video, which despite its apparent simplicity, gives food for thought. Why is it for example that in some parts of the world we have an oversupply of food (and vast problems with obesity), while in other more southern parts […]

Upcoming social entrepreneurship conferences to keep an eye on

February 24, 2011

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Now and then, in all corners of the world, people gather to discuss, debate, celebrate, challenge, develop, strengthen, and constructively criticize social entrepreneurship as a phenomenon, social enterprises as an organizational form, social innovation as a means to find solutions to our societies most pressing problems, and the like. Below are listed some of those […]

Socent conference in India: a peak into a dynamic sector for change

January 27, 2011

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On this very interesting blog on Social Entrepreneurship, you can read in great details about an upcoming Socent conference in Jamshedpur. You might not be able to make it to India by tomorrow, in order to join this weekend of insight, discussion, and sharing in the name of change-making, but you can still find great […]