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.

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

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

C is for The Case Foundation: Helping People Improve The World

The Case Foundation was established by Jean and Steve Case in 1997. It invests in people and ideas that implement solutions to social challenges.

It particularly focuses on combining the principles of Read more

G is for Global Explorers: Helping People Become Global Citizens

Global Explorers encourages people to be global citizens. It does this by providing educational journeys and other experiences that widen people’s horizons.

Here are excerpts from the organisation’s website. You can discover more via Read more

M is for Robert Muller: His Work On Building A Better World

Robert Muller believed we could use our strengths as human beings to build a better world.

As Assistant General Secretary of the United Nations, he did all in his power to make this happen. Read more