Do Good Better Conference: Lee Hirsch, of “Bully” documentary with Back to School Tips for Parents

September 6, 2013  |  Do Good Better, videos  |  No Comments

Interviewed by the Chase Community Giving team, Lee Hirsch, filmmaker of the "Bully" documentary, speaks at the 2013 Do Good Better Conference, on how parents can help their kids to battle bullying in our schools. Watch filmmaker Lee Hirsch speak at the 2013 Do Good Better Conference

Do Good Better Tackles Future of Impact Marketing

Do Good Better Tackles Future of Impact Marketing

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July 22, 2013  |  Blog, Do Good Better, newsdesk  |  No Comments

Thought Leaders of Social Good Share Innovative Initiatives Used By Brands and Media to Evolve and Expand Social Innovation New York, NY- (July 22, 2013) – TALK NYC has announced Do Good Better: Innovation in Impact Marketing, a conference bringing New York’s best and brightest in technology, marketing, advertising, and digital media, all in one location on Wednesday, July 31, at the Crosby Street Hotel. Our distinguished thought leaders will engage with each other and with guests to explore how creativity and business can help to create new, effective, and impactful measures to further tackle solving our world’s most pressing social

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Digitally Delivering Social Good

Digitally Delivering Social Good

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Participant Media is the company behind a few notable films that have been released in the past few years, including An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting For Superman, Food Inc, Good Night & Good Luck, Charlie Wilson’s War, Contagion, The Help, and others. TakePart.com serves as Participant Media's digital arm, and is a leading source for delivering the most important issues that shape our lives through socially relevant news, features, opinion, entertainment and information. It is now one of the largest cause-oriented communities online, and much of its success in promoting social good through the internet is due to another guest that will be joining Do Good Better: Innovation in

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Putting Community First

Putting Community First

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When the day winds down to a close, 1600 Panera Bread bakery-cafes are prepping to send out one last shipment out. This delivery is a special one, and is just one effort that Panera Bread has when giving back to the community that it serves. More so, the strategic partnership Linn Parish developed with Feeding America ensures that all unsold bread and baked goods are donated to local area hunger relief agencies and charities. Panera Bread's efforts to be a sustainable responsible business push the importance of families and individuals wellbeing within the community, and the "Day-End Dough-Nation" program and partnership

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Engineering Social Change

Engineering Social Change

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Creating a lasting impression can be a daunting task to undertake. How a group or individual goes about bringing change and awareness for a pressing social issue starts from the bottom. GMMB's mission is to help solve the problems that society faces. We're lucky enough to have three engineers of social good join us at Do Good Better. Learn more about Joel R. Johnson, SVP Account Planning, Jeff Martin, SVP Creative Director, and Jennifer Krupey, SVP Strategist. Joel R. Johnson, SVP Account Planning Joel is a veteran brand planner whose award-winning strategies have helped some of the world’s best brands achieve deeper consumer

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Breaking Down Barriers and Building Opportunity

Breaking Down Barriers and Building Opportunity

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July 15, 2013  |  Blog, Do Good Better, speakers  |  No Comments

United Way of New York City has had a vision that it has carried for over 70 years - helping to break down barriers for low-income New Yorkers, while paving new opportunities for individuals and families. Solving the short-term needs of those looking to achieve a stable income, academic and educational success, and a healthy lifestyle is only a part of what the United Way works on day in and day out. The group also looks to find long-term solutions to improve the situations and lives and many that struggle to break free from poverty. Sheena Wright joined United Way of New

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Meet Andrew Essex, Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of Droga5

Meet Andrew Essex, Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of Droga5

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Since opening up shop in 2006, Droga5 has become a force within the advertising industry. The independent shop continues to be awarded for its captivating work, having been named Creativity's Agency of the Year in 2011, AdWeek's Agency of the Year in 2012, and as of recent, one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies in 2013. This doesn't happen alone. Good work comes from amazing teams. We are very lucky to have one such individual join us on July 31 at Do Good Better. Recently moving up from his post as CEO, Andrew Essex is currently Vice Chairman and a Co-Founder of

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Meet Jeremy Heimans, CEO and Co-Founder of Purpose

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Meet Jeremy Heimans, CEO and Co-Founder of Purpose, and one of our distinguished speakers set to take the stage at Do Good Better. A little more about Jeremy: Jeremy Heimans (@jeremyheimans) is co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a home for building 21st century movements and ventures that use the power of participation to change the world. Since its launch in 2009, Purpose has launched several major new organizations including All Out, a 1.5 million-strong LGBT rights group, built the world’s first open-source global activism platform, and advised institutions like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the ACLU and Google. Jeremy has been building

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When Good Isn't Enough

When Good Isn’t Enough

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July 2, 2013  |  Blog, Do Good Better, newsdesk  |  No Comments

Talk NYC has always been at the forefront in gathering the best minds and leaders in technology, advertising, marketing, and digital media. New York is an epicenter of creativity - new products and ideas are being thought up of in boardrooms, cubicles, lounges, on napkins at our favorite watering holes. One thing New York doesn't lack is the creative spirit. As great as an idea can be, it still is only an idea. Along with creativity comes execution. How something is brought from concept to market is equally, if not greater, than the idea itself. What New York has in its possession

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