Instead of just selling us more useless things, these advertisers and marketers are helping to package and make popular the idea of doing good and responsible business.
Bill Ackman is very wealthy. He’s trying to put that wealth to good use not through charity, but through investing it in high-impact organizations. The trick is finding the ones that both give returns and make a difference.
Margo Alexander made her career making smart financial decisions. Now she’s taking that knowledge to the world of impact investing. But don’t tell her what she’s doing is "giving back."
Robert Kaplan has spent his career bridging the gap between the two worlds, and showing that both kinds of companies can learn from each other to maximize how they serve society.
Brent Kessel is the CEO and co-founder of a wealth management firm, but it’s the combination of that with his other beliefs that’s led him to a life of generosity (and a financial company that’s a little different from what you would guess).
Jeff Walker was a successful investment banker who focused on giving back while in finance, but then left the industry to give even more of his time, hoping that his collaboration with younger social entrepreneurs would send ripples of giving back throughout the world.
As part of our series on generosity in business, we’re looking at some of the financial wizards who are using their skills and assets to give back to society in the most impressive and inspiring ways.
Generosity Day--a day to say yes to all requests--has been celebrated on Valentine’s Day since 2008. The day’s founder explains why he started it and what it means.
Proximity Designs is a for-profit design company whose goal is to create products cheap enough--and good enough--that they can be bought by poor farmers, instead of just giving them aid.
Through a program called Design Ignites Change, Mark Randall and Worldstudio are inspiring a new generation of designers and architects to give back.