In this article from 2011, Buzz Schmidt, founder of GuideStar, chair of the board of the F.B. Heron Foundation, and former chair of the NPQ board, argues that all enterprises need to be held to account for their contribution to—or depletion of—those things that are necessary to sustain a healthy society. He calls these “elements of community capital.” This article contains ideas that are core to NPQ’s views.
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- The Wherewithal of Society: An Accountability Challenge to Private Enterprise
By Buzz Schmidt - Wednesday Jun 21, 2017
- Fit City: Taking Night-Life Cue, Gyms Lower the Lights
By TATIANA BONCOMPAGNI - Tuesday Jun 13, 2017
Cycling, boxing and running studios, as well as some full-service gyms, are using sophisticated lighting systems to heighten the exercise experience.
- HTC Vive's audio accessory leaving black residue for some VR users
By Adario Strange - Saturday Jun 10, 2017
HTC's Vive headset has just experienced its first major challenge beyond merely getting people to try the virtual reality headset.
According to reports from multiple users, the foam on its new Deluxe Audio Strap accessory begins deteriorating when wet and can leave behind a black substance in the form of particles and black stains.
The issue came to light earlier week as some users began posting images and videos of the issue on social media.More about Accessories, Htc, Virtual Reality, Vr, and Htc Vive
- Fleet management tracking provider Samsara raises $40M
By Matthew Lynley - Wednesday Jun 21, 2017
Rapid changes in the shipping industry has caught the attention of investors who are starting to pour large sums of money into the industry. And likely for good reason: as a future where trucks are run autonomously becomes ever clearer, the sensors and software behind that is going to have to be able to keep up. One company, Samsara, is working on just those kinds of sensors and products to… Read More
- More Vapid Nonsense about Social Entrepreneurship
By Ruth McCambridge - Tuesday Jun 6, 2017
In the category of least-well-anchored conversations in the sector, I would say that discussions of social enterprise win the grand prize.
The post More Vapid Nonsense about Social Entrepreneurship appeared first on Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly.
- The Players' Tribune Taps Levick As First CEO
Wednesday Jun 21, 2017
Previously, Levick was CRO at Spotify, where he oversaw the monetization and distribution strategy for the company's free and subscription enterprises. Spotify expanded from 12 to 58 countries whileLevick was there.
- Rooted in Counterculture, Whole Foods’ Founder Finds an Unlikely Refuge
By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED and ALEXANDRA STEVENSON - Friday Jun 16, 2017
John Mackey wanted to fight off the activist investors attacking Whole Foods. He found a savior in Amazon, a company blamed for laying waste to retailers.
- Cyclist Killed by Bus in New York’s First Citi Bike Fatality
By MATTHEW HAAG and HANNAH ALANI - Tuesday Jun 13, 2017
Dan Hanegby of Brooklyn fell under a bus’s tires in Chelsea. He worked for Credit Suisse and was once the top-ranked tennis player in Israel.