Category Archives: Sustainable Development

Quote of the Day ~ why social cause matters…

By Dian Hasan | September 12, 2010 The social workers that are in the trenches, dealing with daily suffering of the millions around the world, from our own backyards, in the urban soup kitchens, the remote villages across Sub-Saharan Africa, … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Empowering Social Causes via Social Media [2]

By Dian Hasan | September 12, 2010 In the advent of web 2.0 technology (that’s all the Facebook, Twitter,Foursquare, and a plethora of other social media networks), it was just a matter of time when online communities started to use it to … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Empowering Social Causes via Social Media [1]

By Dian Hasan | September 12, 2010 In the advent of web 2.0 technology (that’s all the Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Crowdrise, and a plethora of other social media networks), it was just a matter of time when online communities started … Continue reading

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Terminology explained ~ Social Entrepreneurship

By Dian Hasan | September 7, 2010 As with my few previous posts, I’m bringing to light to special enterprising individuals, who start businesses that seek so much more than mere profit. The main purpose that is built into their … Continue reading

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Alleviating poverty ~ one pair of shoes at a time

By Dian Hasan | September 7, 2010 Sometimes the inspiration to a higher calling, can stem from such simple daily objects, or from one’s own personal tragedy. But as stories like these will demonstrate, it is people like this – … Continue reading

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Alleviating poverty ~ one basket at a time

By Dian Hasan | September 7, 2010 Sometimes the inspiration to a higher calling, can come from seemingly random daily matters, or from one’s own personal tragedy. But as stories like these will demonstrate, there exists a coterie of people … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly bamboo, ‘vegetal steel,’ gains ground

We live in a world of raised awareness about the importance of sustainable development. Governments, businesses, communities, down to the individual, realize that our approach to utilizing and managing our natural resources. The term “sustainable development” that is widely regarded … Continue reading

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