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  • Growing Vets organic farming

    Serving Our Nation and Our Planet

    Coming home is almost never easy for the 21.2 million men and women who have served in our military. These organizations are dedicated to making that transition less painful, all with the double mission of serving the Earth in the process.  ...Read More »

  • StreetSmart Concept Wins Mobility Challenge

    Team StreetSmart from the Next Generation Mobility Challenge at Babson College

    Meet, StreetSmart, the winner of Net Impact and Toyota's Next Generation Mobility Challenge. Aimed at improving the mobility of visually-impaired people, the voice-activated app will alert users about upcoming changes to their commute or hazards, such as broken escalators and construction sites.  ...Read More »

  • 1 in 5 of the World’s Plants Are At Risk of Extinction

    May 20th, 2016 is Endangered Species Day. From Bengal tigers to sea turtles, animals on the endangered species list include some of the most fascinating creatures in the world. But did you know 1 in 5 of the world's plants are at risk of extinction? ...Read More »

  • 3 Soft Skills Every Sustainability Leader Needs

    Be a sustainability leader where you work

    Excelling in sustainability requires a science background and technical skills, right? Not quite. For the majority of really effective sustainability leaders, soft skills are far more critical to getting the job done. ...Read More »

  • The Insect Revolution: Insects as Protein for the Future

    Are insects the next big food trend?

    Insects are healthy for us; they provide food at lower environmental costs and they're sustainable, as they are in abundance throughout our planet. Many companies around the world are now developing delicious insect products. ...Read More »

  • Lessons from Empathy Week, an NIx Event

    NIx is a series of regional events dedicated to driving social and environmental impact across the world.

    In this blog, originally posted on the Inside Perspective, a blog about Kellogg's Full Time MBA Program, Alexandria White talks about what she learned during Empathy Week. ...Read More »

  • 5 Easy Tips to Reduce Food Waste

    70 billion pounds of food is wasted in America each year

    In the US, consumers waste more than double the amount of food the retail industry wastes. We know it has negative consequences for our wallet and our planet and we don’t want to do it, so how do we as consumers stop wasting food? Read on for some helpful tips. ...Read More »

  • Educating Sacramento's Children about Nutrition and Exercise with RIVER and the Newman's Own Foundation

    The RIVER team

    R.I.V.E.R., stands for Recognizing Illnesses Very Early & Responding, and serves the “uninsured, underserved, at-risk community of the greater Sacramento area”, the patient advocacy group is trying to prevent chronic disease by educating people (children, in particular) about proper nutrition and exercise. ...Read More »

  • Ideas + Forward Food = Net Impact

    There's still time to apply for Forward Food

    It’s no secret that the food industry is undergoing a consumer-driven revolution and at Campbell we’re working every day to rise to the challenge. Sometimes one of the ways to address a challenge is to work outside-in, and that’s why Campbell is the lead sponsor of the non-profit Net Impact’s Forward Food Competition—where the experts turn to consumers and ask, “What would you do?” ...Read More »

  • Make History at the 2016 Net Impact Conference

    We're heading to Philadelphia for NI16

    Registration for the 2016 Net Impact Conference is now open! This year the conference will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and for a limited time Net Impact is offering 25% off tickets. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact Reaches 100,000 Members

    Net Impact reaches 100,000 Members

    Since our founding in 1993, Net Impact has always believed in the collective potential of young people to change the world.  Through almost 25 years of experience, we have become the world’s best training ground for students and young professionals who want to make a difference in the world. Today, we’re proud to announce another milestone: 100,000 members! ...Read More »


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