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2012 Social Innovation Summit

The Social Innovation Summit, one of the leading events in social responsibility is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, May 30-31, 2012. At a time when business leaders are engaging in CSR in higher numbers than ever before, the Social Innovation Summit engages leading minds from Fortune 500 executives, Venture Capitalists and high-profile organizations across public and private sectors – including the United Nations, the White House, Starbucks, Facebook, and Microsoft – in two day-long private forum focused on building partnerships and identifying potential solutions to the world’s largest social challenges.

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Top 10 Tweeters to Follow at #SIS12
The Social Innovation Summit (SIS) kicks off tomorrow afternoon, May 30th, and the hashtag #SIS12 will host the top conversation on Twitter around the intersection of business innovation and social transformation.  With over 60 speakers and 500 attendees - ranging from Fortune 500...
May 30, 2012 4:10 PM ET
Social Innovation Summit Gathers Executive Leaders to Explore the Big Ideas Driving Social Transformation
(3BL Media) New York, NY – May 29, 2012 – The Social Innovation Summit, one of the leading events in social responsibility is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, May 30-31, 2012. At a time when business leaders are engaging in CSR in higher numbers than ever before, the Social Innovation Summit engages...
May 29, 2012 1:00 PM ET
Corporate Social Responsibility 2.0
Last month, the Seattle Times kicked off a four-part critical series about locally-based Amazon with an expose on the company's lack of organized philanthropy in the community. The meme is not new--we've seen similar critique emerge about Apple in the wake of Steve Jobs' death...
May 25, 2012 5:30 PM ET
#SIS12 Summit Speaker Highlight: Philanthropy Renaissance Woman- Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is re-defining what it means to be a philanthropic innovator.  Arrillaga-Andreessen is the founder and board chair for Stanford PACS (Center on Philanthropic and Civil Society); President of the Marc and Laura Andreessen Foundation and Founder of SV2 (Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund); she is a Stanford...
May 24, 2012 6:00 PM ET
Social Media for Social Good at #SIS12
The upcoming Social Innovation Summit is going to be a great event fostering unique conversations and giving participants the chance to interact in dynamic, interactive workshops. In particular, the “Social Media for Social Good” workshop, held on May 30th, at 3:30 p.m., will be chaired by...
May 23, 2012 4:10 PM ET

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