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Civic Participation as Solution
Jonathan Greenblatt Talks of His New Role at the White House

By: Rebecca Byers (Star) Mar 29, 12

Jonathan Greenblatt is the White House’s new head of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, a recently created role that aims to approach social problem solving that involves a hybrid of business and philanthropy. Before beginning at the White House, Jonathan Greenblatt was known for his work as a social entrepreneur, co-founding Ethos Water, which was purchased by Starbucks in 2005, and has also served as an advisor to the United Nations.

In this captivating talk, Jonathan Greenblatt outlines the approach of impact investing and the goals of the Social Innovation and Civic Participation office under the direction of President Barack Obama, including working across all sectors, to scale what works and to pursue the vision of service as a solution.

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