We rarely cover famous folks on SocialBusiness.org but these social enterprises featuring celebrities make it worth it. From chuckling coffee initiatives to artistic activism and artisanal lifestyle blogs, no matter what your interest is, you can learn a thing or two on what's hot in social innovation.
SocialBusiness.org's most recent feature is on the much talked about launch of Blake Lively's Preserve.us, a lifestyle blog that focuses on artisans but also has an interest in what they call the greater good. That is to say, Preserve has partnered with the Covenant House and as it grows will rethink and reassess its percentage of contributions to charity. Is this the new frontier for social business? Or rather, is it is a surrender? It will probably take a little while to find out for real. Because for real depends on impact.
From Chuckling Coffee Initiatives to Artistic Activism
Growing Philanthropic Contributions
Preserve's Social Good Mission Will Change as it Grows
Chuckling Coffee Initiatives
Laughing Man Worldwide Gives 100% of Profits Back to the Community
Altruistic Energy Drinks
Every 50 Cent Street King Shot Feeds a Child in Need
Sustainable Food Philosophies
River Cottage is a Social and Environmental Business
Socially-Conscious Crowd Funding Sites
Crowdrise Allows Users to Donate Funds For Those in Need
Pioneering Apprenticeship Programs
Fifteen Restaurant Offers Opportunities to Disadvantaged Youth
Microloans for Homelessness?
Beyond the Cardboard Shares Stories, Interviews and Resources
Part Of It Totes & Tees For Charity
'Edun' by Ali Hewson Helps Support Manufacturing in Africa
Rain Tees Have Illustrations from Kids in Endangered Rainforests