Alissa Sears

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92 Businesses Honored as 'Best for the World', Creating Most Overall Positive Social and Environmental Impact – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

WAYNE, Pa., Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - Today, 92 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive, overall social and environmental impact …

The Plato and Newton of Branding

In the globalized, consumption-fired 21st century, branding is the air we breathe.<p>It is the oxygen of modern culture nearly everywhere on the planet, …

Drought-ravaged California turns to tech for help

Sometimes it takes a disaster to inspire innovation.<p>There is a major drought in California. It's not the first state to face a water shortage recently, and it's definitely not the first time California has had to battle drought, but it could drag on for a decade and have a significant impact on all …

Startup Stories, Resources, and News

Accelerators<p>01/31/2018 | Eamonn Carey<p>Accelerators<p>01/30/2018 | Hilla Brenner<p>Accelerators<p>01/29/2018 | Kate Edwards<p>Startup Programs<p>01/26/2018 | Lili …

How Thinking Like a Hacker Will Grow Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developers are currently some of the most sought after innovators and doers of our time. They include everyone from Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Square, Bill Gates of Microsoft, Tony Hsieh of Zappos and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, among …

Computer Science

3 Mental Exercises to Overcome Stress in Startups

<i>Three quick exercises could be all you need to overcome the stress you face as a startup tech entrepreneur.</i><p>Entrepreneurial stresses are intense and numerous. Throughout your course as a business owner and team leader, you'll encounter obstacles ranging from development oversights to restricted …

Entrepreneurship

Local, Sustainability and GMOs: How Americans Navigate the Changing Grocery Aisle

<b>By Whitney Dailey</b><p>As controversies like LSD-laced meat, “yoga mat bread” and deceptive labeling become more prevalent, just a quick trip to the …

Finding the Balance: 7 Ways to Ensure Your CSR News Inspires & Activates

<b>By Gina Rude, Accenture</b><p>How we choose to “share” what we do is one key decision we face every day as communication channels broaden and diversify. It …

Radiant Light: Beautiful Light Paintings Try to Capture that Which Cannot Be Seen

Inspired by that which we cannot see — such as the shapes of sound, the feelings we experience, the relationships of the various patterns in this …

126 Photos Make Up Single Image of Giant 3200-Year-Old Tree

For the December 2012 issue of National Geographic, photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols journeyed to the Sequoia National Park in California in order to capture this image of <i>the President</i>, a giant sequoia that is the third largest tree in the world, if measured by volume of the trunk above …

Photography

Naoto Fukasawa on the Future of Product Design (Which May or May Not Include Bentleys) - Exclusive Interview at Design Indaba 2014

It turns out that one of the designers who I was most curious to see was scheduled to be the second to last speaker at the 2014 Design Indaba …

Product Design

Make The Best of Outdoor Living with 2Modern

<i>The following post is brought to you by 2Modern. Our partners are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in …

Furniture

Paint Showers: A Thunderstorm of Stop Motion Paint by Miguel Jiron | Colossal

<p>Paint Showers is beautiful animated short directed and animated by LA-based Miguel Jiron. Filmed back in 2011, the piece was made by photographing …

Infrared Film Turns The Arctic Hot Pink

Many photographers share a fascination with discontinued film stock–shooting on film that’s in danger of extinction seems to lend their work a rare, enchanted flavor. New York–based photographer Daniel Zvereff recently got a hold of some of the last remaining supply of expired Kodak Aerochrome film …

Natural Beauty

Healthy Skoop

It's almost impossible to ingest all the superfoods we've been instructed to eat on a daily basis. There aren't enough meals in the day—and even if there were, not all of the listed produce are readily available. Skoop is changing that and they're doing so with ease, awareness and a respect for …

Superfoods

Xiong Liang

Xiong Liang is an illustrator from China's Zhejiang province (south of Shanghai) and is now one of the most established picture book artists of the capital. Yet he never really thought of drawing as a career; it was always more of a passion—albeit one he's had since his childhood. “I never had a …

China

Famous Inventions Showcased in Stylish Vintage Blueprints

If you're intrigued by how things are made, then Oliver Gal Artist Co.'s recreated vintage blueprints are a treat. The collective of artists scoured patents of old products and designed them into stylish and educational prints meant to hang on your wall. Some of the inventions include things as …

Inventions

LithaFlora Tea

Selling out their stock of herbal teas and cleansing bars shortly after launching a few weeks back at Design Indaba 2014, Cape Town-based LithaFlora is a new company using medicinal African herbs, sustainably sourced from four small farm holders within the Cape Floral Kingdom. The tea blends, which …

Cape Town

The Bike Design Project: How Do You Design A Better Urban Bike?

This spring, Co.Design and Co.Exist are partnering with Oregon Manifest’s Bike Design Project, which has tapped teams of top designers and bicycle craftsmen in five major cities to create the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike. Starting on March 24, we’ll be publishing the designers’ process diaries to …

San Francisco