A Journey of Change: From Gangster to Social Entrepreneur

The story of Junior Smart. Pulled into the world of offenders and now helping the very people he once was. The first, most important thing I could say (especially as an ex-offender) was that my upbringing was not too dissimilar to the lives of many of our clients I serve today. I was raised in […]

Dallas Maverick Get’s On His Bike For Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

ofo, the world’s leading station-free bike-sharing company, and the JJ Barea Foundation, Dallas Mavericks player JJ Barea’s organization that offers economic assistance to non-profit entities in Puerto Rico, has announced a partnership in support of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts on the island. As part of this collaboration, ofo donated 600 bikes to be distributed throughout Puerto Rico, […]

Matt Damon Asks Beer Lovers to Help Solve Water Crisis

Stella Artois and Water.org have announced a call to action for all beer lovers who plan to watch this year’s Super Bowl, the most highly watched event of the year. By stocking up on Stella Artois beer for the big game and beyond, people across the country can help provide access to clean water for […]

Forget Bitcoin, Planting Trees Can Offer Amazing Returns

A new report has found that money actually does grow on trees. Businesses are making money from planting trees and growing sales as rapidly as 10 times per year. Many investors don’t know what restoration is or realize the extent of its potential. A new report by World Resources Institute(WRI) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) reveals that businesses […]