In a show of corporate social responsibility, DC Comics unleashes its superheroes on the problems in the Horn of Africa
Through Pizzas4Patriots Mark and Kent Evans send thousands of pizzas to US troops stationed overseas on Super Bowl Sunday and the 4th of July.
She helped pass a campaign finance reform law in Maine where candidates qualify for public funds and are beholden only to voters.
Waste Farmers collects organic waste and creates organic agricultural products like fertilizer, potting soil, biochar, and compost tea.
After the 2010 earthquake, Tony Boursiquot hurried home to help save Haiti's next generation.
With many of Haiti's physical banks destroyed, Haitians are beginning to rely on their cell phones as 'mobile wallets.'
California law requires companies to make clear what they are doing to rid their foreign suppliers from the use forced labor or human trafficking.
North Korea and Iran are among the destinations for Lupine Travel, which offers a first-hand view of countries most of the world shuns.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Biz Stone, Craigslist's Craig Newmark, and many others have turned their entrepreneurial skills to solving the world's social problems.
A growing numbers of skiers in Colorado want to try backcountry skiing, away from the groomed and patrolled trails. Shan Sethna's classes help newcomers learn about avalanche dangers.
Entrepreneur Margarita Barry founded the blog 'I Am Young Detroit' to highlight small innovative businesses popping up in a city still facing stiff challenges.
ESOP works by acting as a good-faith liaison between mortgage lenders and borrowers, helping people who are straining to pay their mortgages stay in their homes.
Having enough food for everyone begins with reducing waste – from buying less and storing it properly to sharing more.
A poor Central American country, Honduras, is pondering creating a new semi-independent 'charter city' that would play by different rules and become an engine for economic growth.
In Israel, most Ethiopian Jews are trapped at the bottom of society in dead-end jobs. Asher Elias gives them high-tech training to boost their upward mobility.
How is Tim Tebow using his fame as starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos? Impressively.
Former soldier Christian Bethelson’s only job skill was killing – until a meeting on a muddy road in Liberia changed his life, and many others.
Through Shelter Music Boston, Julie Leven brings live music to residents that feeds their souls and makes them feel 'elegant.'
How residents of Detroit, America’s most famously down and out city, are building livelihoods that also rebuild their communities.
For more than two decades an osprey known simply as 'Lady' has returned to Scotland, drawing attention to the country's role as a wildlife haven.