Jack Johnson Joins the 5 Gyres SEA Change Expedition to Spread Awareness of Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

By James Pleasant Singer-songwriter and long-time environmental activist Jack Johnson has joined the 5 Gyres non-profit organization on an expedition to spread awareness and educate people about plastics pollution in the world’s oceans. On June 2, Johnson, alongside the 5 Gyres … Continue reading

Social Good Summit brings together great minds to solve the world’s toughest problems through technology

By Laura Ferreiro The third annual Social Good Summit concluded yesterday, bringing together diplomats, non-profit organizations, musicians, actors, journalists, students and socially responsible businesses for three days of lively discussions about using technology to address global problems. The summit took … Continue reading

Foo Fighters, Neil Young & K’Naan to headline Global Festival to end world poverty

By Laura Ferreiro In an effort to raise awareness and bring in money to combat global poverty, the Foo Fighters, Neil Young, Black Keys, K’Naan and Band of Horses will perform at a concert in New York’s Central Park on … Continue reading

The Parlotones climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of violence against women in Africa

By Laura Ferreiro In an effort to raise awareness of violence against women and girls in Africa, The Parlotones will quite literally scale a mountain. The South African quartet are preparing to climb Mount Kilimanjaro on March 5 as part … Continue reading