Recyclebank to Talk Clicktivism at 2013 Net Impact Conference

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Recyclebank to Talk Clicktivism at 2013 Net Impact Conference

Recyclebank executive discusses the impact of online social activism with panel of industry
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Friday, October 25, 2013 - 9:15am

CAMPAIGN: Events

CONTENT: Press Release

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Kate Durkin, vice president of partner solutions for Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, will participate in a panel entitled, “Does Clicktivism Make an Impact,” at the 2013 Net Impact Conference on Oct. 26 in Silicon Valley, Calif. The panel will explore the surge of online social platforms, competitions and games devoted to inspiring change for a variety of causes. It will also discuss the feasibility and challenges of translating online behavior into offline action. Drawing from experience, Durkin will share best practices that Recyclebank has found in promoting long-term behavior change with online initiatives.

As the premier event for social entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, the 2013 Net Impact Conference will explore the power of ideas and the brilliant minds who are breaking boundaries and changing the world with their technology, experimentation, and new business models.

Who:    Kate Durkin, vice president of partner solutions, Recyclebank

              Julie Dixon, deputy director, Center for Social Impact Communication Georgetown University

              Ken Weber, executive director, Zynga.org

              Matt Wilson, vice president impact partnerships, Causes.com

What:  Does Clicktivism Make an Impact” panel discussion

When:  Oct. 26, 2013 10:15 -11:30 a.m. PDT

Where: Net Impact 2013 Conference, San Jose Convention Center, Silicon Valley, Calif.

 

ABOUT RECYCLEBANK

Recyclebank helps create a more sustainable future by rewarding people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from more than 4,000 local businesses and national brands. Through its online platform and partnerships with municipalities, haulers, small businesses and corporate brands, Recyclebank empowers individuals to make a collective impact on the environment by increasing household recycling and taking other environmentally-friendly actions. A Certified B Corporation, Recyclebank has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, a Champion of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Program and for Outstanding Excellence in Public/Private Partnerships from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Recyclebank is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.Recyclebank.com

 

MEDIA CONTACTS

Jeff Harse | Recyclebank

(212) 659-6491 | jharse@recyclebank.com

 

Elissa Davis | Bateman Group for Recyclebank

(718) 355-8722| recyclebank@bateman-group.com

Keywords: Events, Media & Communications | Clicktivism | Positive Change | Social Change

CAMPAIGN: Events

CONTENT: Press Release

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