Francisco couldn't get this to re-post here, so gave me permission to do it. For me, this is one of those "answers to a maiden's prayer" posts. OK, so I haven't been a maiden for awhile. Picky, picky! :-) CTE
Micro Venture Capitalists - Filling the Funding Gap
You know the agitators in any revolution always put up posters and banners to make their point to the public (and to anger the authorities too, of course!). In a Los Angeles suburb last week a dry cleaner named Ogden struck just such a blow for corporate social responsibility - - and greater profits.
The Social Media Club announced today
its newly formed interim Board of Directors. The board boasts a roster
of highly-regarded industry leaders; a truly amazing group of people
that I am honored to be a part of.
Not all business travel is essential. That’s why some companies are eschewing air travel for video-conferencing and online communication. The fuel crunch has inflicted a serious wound on the air travel industry, with American Airlines as the biggest casualty – it announced two weeks ago that it would slash 7,000 jobs by the year’s end. Read more
“Please be advised that as your parents get older there are no resources to help you to care for them. If you have no money at all, the government will try to help but the process is cumbersome and the wait can be long. If you have a lot of money, the care is there but the quality and availability is not guaranteed. Finally, if you fall somewhere in the middle, you are on your own, so plan accordingly.” This is the public service announcement I think should be broadcast nationwide because people need to know the truth.
As we scramble for solutions to climate, energy, and environmental problems, companies, governments, and individuals are taking action - - so does anyone have a monopoly on great ideas for true “sustainability” or “social responsibility”?