Technology for Change: Levi’s “Go Forth” Facebook App

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Levi’s Jeans is an example of a well-established, extremely recognizable American brand that is using their marketing efforts to do some good. The Levi’s brand, “epitomizes classic American style and effortless cool.” We think their use of T4C is really cool!

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ConvergeUS Gathering

By Elisa Miller-Out

I recently attended the inaugural ConvergeUS Gathering in Sausalito, CA. The entire conference was a great example of T4C (Technology for Change), so I was very excited to have the opportunity to participate. ConvergeUS was...

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Technology for Change: Loudsauce

Loudsauce Ows Ad Loudsauce is a crowd funding platform that takes a different approach than other crowd funding platforms like Kickstarter, which funds creative projects. Loudsauce amplifies the message of organizations and causes through mainstream advertising campaigns, bringing the message to a much wider audience. Loudsauce’s vision is, “to transform the medium of advertising from one that primarily drives consumption to one of civic participation”.

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Blogs by B Corps: OWS - Support a Better Way to do Business

At the 2011 B Corp Champions conference, Mal Warwick, Director of One World Futbol, participated in the Champions working group where it was decided that a letter from the B Community was needed to engage with the Occupy Wall Street movement. The purpose of the letter is to demonstrate that B Corps are better businesses that are a compelling alternative to the status quo and can be looked to as part of the solution to the economic injustice that the Occupy Wall Street movement seeks to address. The letter can be used by all the businesses in the B Corp community.

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Technology for Change: Trash Tycoon

Trash Tycoon Disrupt 0Singlebrook talks with Raviv Turner, Co-founder and CEO of Guerrillapps, the game developers behind the popular new Facebook game, Trash Tycoon. Through partnerships with big players in the green industry--TerraCycle, and Treehugger,Trash Tycoon combines great game mechanics with every day activities like sorting, recycling and upcycling trash. A month after its launch, Trash Tycoon is already seeing real world change through players’ increased involvement with TerraCycle and donations to Trash Tycoon brings a breath of (ironically) fresh air to the world of gamification 1.0 with Turner’s approach: “let the fun drive.”

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Technology for Change: Frogtek

Www.Frogtek Frogtek is a social venture that helps micro-entrepreneurs in emerging markets improve their profits via business software that runs on mobile phones. Frogtek works with smartphones because cellular technology is already much more ubiquitous than PCs and because smartphones in particular have become much more powerful and easier to use in recent years.

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