On the 22nd of April 1970 a small group of Americans took on the streets to demonstrate for a healthy and sustainable environment. Since then, Earth Day, as it’s now fondly called, has become a global celebration of that commitment towards the betterment of our planet but also a welcomed reminder of the challenges that […]
Inspirational Stories. Amazing People. Remarkable Brands.
2016 has been an amazing year for me and in the spirit of the holidays, I wanted to give back by contributing to a cause I feel hugely passionate about – turning consumerism into a force for GOOD. Over the last couple of months, we’ve been scrambling here at Miigle+ to produce and release an […]
One month ago, the world gathered for the annual Social Good Summit to hear about the #2030NOW movement and partake in a journey toward a better tomorrow. Miigle’s founder, Luc Berlin, and I had the great opportunity to attend this event in NYC to learn and hear from the people and speakers in attendance, including […]
Personally, I find the concept of celebrities supporting a cause a bit interesting. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s great to see people use their fame to positively impact the lives of others or give fuel to a movement. That said, I can never help but wonder if they are doing it for the […]
Imagine a world where purchasing power was centered firmly around notions of environmental protection, human rights, fair trade and community development. A world where brands competed with each other to attract the attention of consumers based on social and ethical platforms, and the top performing and most respected brands were not those with the largest […]
In 2003, I was one of six pre-med students selected nationwide by the University of Maryland School of Medicine to intern in a medical research program to develop a vaccine against Malaria in Mali, West Africa. As a naive 20 year old college student who dreamed of changing the world, that was the greatest honor […]