The Art of Strengths Coaching

Choosing To Build A Positive Planet

This section focuses on people who choose to help to build a positive planet.

It also provides practical tools and exercises that people can use in their own ways.

B is for Peter Benenson: Giving Birth To Amnesty International

Peter found his own way to maintain the positive spirit in people. He was travelling on the London Underground one day in the autumn of 1960 when his eye caught an article in Read more

S is for The Schwab Foundation For Social Entrepreneurship

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship supports and highlights the work of social entrepreneurs around the world. Here are some excerpts from its web site.

http://www.schwabfound.org/

Professor Klaus Schwab created the Read more

B is for Richard St. Barbe Baker: A Life Planting Trees

In the video above, Richard St. Barbe Baker describes his way of helping to build a better world.

He believes in showing people the value of planting trees.

Richard’s epiphany came at a young Read more

M is for Ellen MacArthur: The Circular Economy

Ellen became famous for her round-the-world yacht voyages. Whilst on the yacht she became increasingly aware of environmental challenges. This led to her focusing on the need to live with just the resources Read more

F is for The Fairtrade Foundation

The Fairtrade Foundation enables producers in the developing world to develop sustainable livelihoods.

Below are excerpts from its website. You can discover more via the following link.

http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/

Who we are

The Read more

S is for The Skoll Foundation: Supporting Social Entrepreneurs

Sally is the President and CEO of The Skoll Foundation. In this video she describes the successes and challenges of being a social entrepreneur.

She also explains how the Skoll Foundation continues to address Read more

A is for The Acumen Fund: Enabling People To Shape Their Futures

Jacqueline Novogratz is an optimist. Whilst recognising the difficult challenges in the world, she believes people can shape their futures.

Speaking to Molly Petrilla for the web site Smart Planet, she describes the time Read more

G is for Girltank: Encouraging Women Changemakers Across The World

Girltank aims to encourage women and girls to use their talents and energy to shape the future world. Here is an introduction from their web site.

Who we are

We’re girltank. We are Read more

R is for The Right Livelihood Awards

Since 1980 The Right Livelihood Award Foundation has given what has become known as ‘The Alternative Nobel Prize’.

These awards are given to individuals and groups who have done practical work to help people Read more

G is for Global Health Corps: Health As A Human Right

GHC provides opportunities for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity in one year fellowships. Here are some of the results from their Read more