Occupying From The Inside

For those who want to catalyze positive social change, events such as the Net Impact and Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) conferences provide the opportunity to engage with other like-minded individuals to share ideas on how to create social and environmental good through business.

Digital LA and Causecast Social Good Event

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Digital LA's Social Media for Social Good Event @ Hollywood Roosevelt

Causecast will be partnering tomorrow night with Digital LA and Non Profit Effect at the Hollywood Roosevelt, for an evening on social media for social good. Join us to attend the evening’s panel on how local social good organizations including Movember, City Year LA and Drop In The Bucket work together with partners like TOMS, J.Brand and Sevenly to leverage digital marketing and social media for social good.

Giving In: Web startups link business model to charity

For most early stage companies, every penny counts. But several L.A. startups are giving away a percentage of their revenue to worthy causes.

Studio City daily deal website WinWin Living and Westwood online marketplace KarmaGoat are among the local companies that promise to donate a portion of sales to a charity of the customer’s choosing.

They are part of a growing number of companies that are integrating philanthropy into their business models.

Employee Engagement and Corporate Social Responsibility for Generation Twitter

At a time when attention spans are shrinking against the exponential growth of new technology applications and digital tools, maintaining user engagement is a hard-won commodity, and the notion of uniting employees for a collective activity or cause can seem daunting. With so much information available at any given moment, reaching employees might be easier but engaging them has become a bigger challenge — yet to do so is more important than ever in today’s culture.

Building Bigger Businesses the Second Time Around – Startups Uncensored #22

Ryan Scott, CEO of Causecast, shares his thoughts on how he ticks and what he looks for as an investor and advisor on a panel discussion entitled, “Building Bigger Businesses the Second Time Around,” hosted by Docstoc Co-Founder and CEO Jason Nazar.