Social Good & Responsibility
A collection of inspiring examples of paying it forward, of acting in the interests of others, of corporate social responsibility (#CSR). Some of these are easily duplicated or actionable, even for slacktivists :)
Abercrombie & Fitch Gets a Brand Readjustment (#FitchTheHomeless) - A Los Angeles filmmaker named Greg Karber is taking a stand against Abercrombie & Fitch's pretentious way of doing business. After the clothing chain's CEO said he only wants cool, beautiful people to wear the brand, Karber decided to give the company a "brand readjustment" - by handing out Abercrombie clothing to homeless people in LA's Skid Row.
Ashoka's Roots of Empathy offers empathy-based programming for children. They have two programs: one for elementary schools and Seeds of Empathy - a program for children ages three-to-five. Both programs have had success in reducing levels of aggression among children while raising their social and emotional competence and increasing empathy.