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  • Sustainable Business Network of Washington (SBNOW) Symposium at GWU

    Business as the lever of change in society was the topic du jour today as the Sustainable Business Network of Washington (SBNOW) held its 4th Annual Symposium. Representatives from Dupont, Sodexho, Calvert and a host of sustainable organizations, as well as local and regional government representatives, educators, and non profits were on hand at George Washington University (my alma mater, MBA 2000) for an amazing day of discussion and discourse....
  • Fair Trade Federation Hosts Annual Conference

    BetterWorld Team attended and exhibited at the Fair Trade Conference from June 1-3, 2007 in Washington, DC. this year’s conference, Changing Hands: The Work of Fair Trade, was held at American University and brought together more than 200 FTF members, partners, and friends with a hand in positively changing the lives of those living in poverty....
  • Our Visit to the California Autism Foundation

    Probably the best part of our work at BetterWorld is that we get to meet daily and weekly so many amazing leaders and organizations affecting change in the world – – well, John Clay and the California Autism Foundation are definitely one example. While out at the BALLE conference, I had the fortunate opportunity to visit John’s operation (had met him at SVN in Maine a few weeks back) up in Richmond, CA....
  • BALLE 2007 Conference Kicks off in Berkeley

    Hundreds of community leaders from all corners of the US have descended on the University of California, Berkeley for the 5th Annual Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) conference, titled “Leading the Evolution of Local Living Economies.” The first day’s focus is on enabling the local chapter leaders on local first campaigns, fundraising, and organizational tactics for growing their BALLE chapters – – there are now over 50 chapters nationwide and the movement is quickly growing, a concept whose time has come!...
  • Our Visit to the Brooklyn Center For the Urban Environment

    Set in bucolic Prospect Park (Brooklynites like to say that Olmstead practiced first on Central Park before perfecting his design techniques in Prospect Park) , the Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment (BCUE) has, for nearly three decades, educated and informed urbanites of all ages about their built and natural environments....
  • Into the Woods with the Nature Conservancy

    Today was our regular visit to nature where every few months, the BetterWorld team dons their outergear and gloves to tackle non-native plant species in the George Washington Memorial Parkway, located just outside Washington, DC in Northern Virginia. Led by our fearless leader Mary Travaglini of the Nature Conservancy, BetterWorld has unofficially adopted a stretch of national park in Northern Virginia, helping to ensure proper growth and preservation of a beautiful forest running along the Potomac River just west of Washington, DC....
  • Baltimore Green Week Kicks off in Druid Hill Park

    The EcoFestival at Druid Hill Park kicked off the 4th Annual Baltimore Green Week – businesses and organizations from all over the Baltimore area were out in a beautiful park setting in downtown Baltimore. The crowds were great and mother nature cooperated for the most part – – a full week of events is planned & I will be speaking on a an entrepreneurial panel Wed....
  • Social Venture Network Wrapup from Maine

    The weekend was filled with endless amazing sessions and conversations – here are three that we found to be highlights for us: GrameenPhone and Iqbal Quadir: Once and awhile you see and hear something that is off the charts, listening to Iqbal Quadir and his story founding the growing GrameenPhone is one of those stories....
  • Report from SVN Member Conference

    Optimism and energy are the keywords kicking off this year’s Social Venture Network conference in rainy coastal Maine. This morning was led by Bernie Glassman talking about his inspirational story of creating the Greyston Mandala (Greyston Bakery, Greyston Foundation), which has transformed the community of Yonkers in New York from the inside out....
  • BetterWorld Customers Highlight Green Festival

    What a great site to look out over huge McCormick Place, see it teeming with attendees and so many BetterWorld customers displaying the great things they are doing to make it a better world – SustainLane, the Green Festival Premier sponsor, just launched their new website & are occupying center stage at the Festival....
  • Mayor Daley Opens Chicago Green Festival

    The inuagural Chicago Green Festival is off and running – events kicked off this morning with a speech from Mayor Richard Daley & a host of other dignitaries from the city. McCormick Place hall is packed on this wonderful spring day in Chicago. The city is definitely abuzz with all things green and sustainable....
  • BetterWorld Telecom Launches the BetterBlog

    Welcome to the new BetterWorld Telecom website and the new BetterBlog! As we head into our fifth year of operation at BetterWorld, we are excited on so many fronts – with national and international forces for positive change like Patagonia, Greenpeace and Green Mountain Energy all using BetterWorld as their primary communications partner, and affiliates that include the Social Venture Network, One Percent for the Planet and the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies – we are inspired on a daily basis with the amazing change they are affecting in the world....
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