MICRO MOVEMENTS THROUGH LESS THAN MACRO EATING

Once again, GOOD Magazine has introduced me to a mouth-watering social innovation. This time it’s about dining out. We’re all quite aware of the fact that restaurant portions have grown significantly over the decades, right? And the result is a barbell of extremes: we are eating way more than is healthy for us or we end up wasting criminal amounts of food in a world where there are way too many that experience food insecurity each day. (more…)

TREADING NEW GROUND IN NEW SHOES

We’re all familiar with TOMS Shoes, right? It’s the company launched by Blake Mycoskie that hand-delivers a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair of shoes purchased. It’s a widely recognized name now, and with good reason.  My daughters really dig the shoes and love the underlying story of how they operate even more.  But have you ever heard of Oliberté? I hadn’t either, until I read this article in GOOD(more…)

HEADING DOWN THE PATH TO COMMON GOOD

There is a point on the path to great change in which an inspired idea merges with good design. When the fusion of these two concepts occurs, public policy results can come into fruition without the sometimes-messy inclusion of the government.

GOOD Magazine is one of the greatest resources out there for all things awesome, and while getting my last fix of culture, I came across this fantastic article by Sarah Laskow.  (more…)