More than a billion people worldwide lack access to electricity. The best way to bring it to them is to provide ever-cheaper, clean, locally produced solar power that can replace dirty and dangerous kerosene.
Pepsico, Kraft, Cargill, Land O' Lakes, and TNT Express are among many companies that have created nonprofit divisions to help alleviate hunger in developing countries.
Millions of people in the developing world lack internet access and the ability to 'Google' an answer to their questions. Question Box provides a simple solution.
The biggest Valentine's Day gift to women would be more freedom to make their own choices about when and how often to give birth, says Worldwatch Institute president Robert Engelman.
When you serve, you discover that often the most important things you have to offer are not things at all, says the founder of Servicespace.org
Will Stauffer-Norris and Zak Podmore traveled 1,700 miles to assess the state of the beautiful but threatened Colorado River.
Episcopal priest Becca Stevens founded Thistle Farms – which makes bath oils, candles, and thistle paper – to help women in trouble reboot their lives.
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is about more than making money – it has a 'social mission to make the world more open and connected.' Are the two goals compatible?
The top 50 charitable donors gave more in 2011: Are the super rich feeling the sting of public opinion?
Once a top investigative reporter in China, Deng Fei now writes a popular microblog that moves readers to action.
Myra Kraft's good works inspire Patriots football players and the New England region.
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.