Conscious Capitalism Video

  • Helping those who helped on 9/11 

    John Feal started the FealGood Foundation to fight for recovery workers and has raised more than $400,000.

  • Walgreens welcomes disabled workers 

    CNN's Alison Kosik profiles one Walgreen's distribution center in Windsor, Conn., where 40% of the employees are disabled.

  • Making sustainability as cool as 'Entourage' 

    Actor Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer won a webby award for, a website focused on environmental progress.

  • Richard Branson's war on drugs 

    The British entrepreneur is pushing to end the war on drugs by expanding decriminalization.

  • A pastor shelters his flock 
    A pastor shelters his flock(01:52)May 31 2011

    Atlanta pastor Tony Smith saw that his congregation needed help to recover from job loss, so he purchased a home for church members to live in for free.

  • 4 banks accounts at 14 years old 

    High school freshman Jordan Lane-Palmer was raised to understand the importance of saving money and budgeting.

  • The U.S. is becoming a 'server nation' 

    Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns says if American students do not improve in math and science, our country will lose its competitive edge.

  • Xerox CEO: Our schools lost focus 

    Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns doesn't believe it is too late for the country to regain its focus with regards to math and science and get back to basics.

  • Saving 28 million pounds of food 

    City Harvest rescues 28 million pounds of food per year from 'all segments of the food industry and delivers it to New York's hungry.'

  • Goodwill makes millions on eBay 

    Goodwill boosts revenue by auctioning off most its most valuable donations - designer handbags, shoes and jewelry - on eBay.

  • A new career in ... opera 
    A new career in ... opera(2:40)Apr 7 2011

    The 2008 recession convinced Andy Lunsford to pursue an opera career. He studies at a prestigious music school, performing for celebrities like Harrison Ford.

  • Wounded vets get free private jet rides 

    Veterans Airlift Command provides free flights to wounded veterans and their families with a network of volunteer pilots and plane owners.

  • Buffett, Gates urge giving in India 

    Two of the richest men in the world talk to philanthropists in India about pledging to donate their fortunes to charity.

  • Dumping Hollywood, seeking purpose 

    A-list director Tom Shadyac has a new documentary that spreads his message of community, sharing, and anti-materialism.

  • Nissan retools to help Japan 
    Nissan retools to help Japan(1:47)Mar 23 2011

    The Japanese automaker is establishing a crisis center to help restore its operations and the country recover.

  • Why we are giving less to Japan 

    Stacy Palmer, Editor in Chief of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, explains why donations to Japan are much less than other recent crises like Haiti.

  • Conscious Capitalism: Whole Foods' way 

    Whole Foods Market CEO says that having a larger purpose than just the bottom line is good for business.

  • Work for credit to pay off student debt 

    SponsorChange gives student loan credits to college grads in exchange for community and non-profit work.

  • Philanthropists are MIA 
    Philanthropists are MIA(4:28)Feb 7 2011

    Stacy Palmer of The Chronicle of Philanthropy says America's wealthiest cut back their 2010 charity donations.

  • School for homeless children 

    The Monarch School has become a place of hope and structure for homeless children.

  • Surfer's calendar site gives back 

    Custom calendar site raises funds and spreads awareness for the California Surf Life Saving Association.

  • Cabbie serenades passengers 
    Cabbie serenades passengers(2:36)Dec 21 2010

    Singing for more than 65,000 passengers over 19 years, Ray Sageway considers himself a guerilla street performer rather than a cab driver.

  • Frugal farmer gives it all away 

    When Loren Krueger passed away, he left $3 million to LeRoy, Minnesota's senior center, churches and emergency services.

  • Edward Norton fights for charity 

    The actor's Internet venture, called CrowdRise, gives users a platform to promote and support causes they believe in.

  • Jeff Gordon races to end hunger 

    The NASCAR champion unveils his redesigned sports car, created to raise awareness for over 6 million senior citizens who go hungry each year.

  • Facebook co-founder's charity site 

    Chris Hughes says his new venture, Jumo, is building a social network to help users connect with charitable causes.

  • Hungry mothers cook for hundreds 

    Joanna Cruz and Tangela Fedrick receive food stamps while job training in a kitchen in Philadelphia.

  • Microlending meets credit cards 

    Lending site Kiva has teamed up with Visa to help small business owners in need of loans.

  • Detroit's billionaires try to fix city 

    Christopher Ilitch, whose family owns Little Caesars Pizza and Detroit sports teams, talks about charitable work in Motor City.

  • Buffett: 'We are a giving country' 

    Buffett says that his pledges today should 'Influence the people who have far more wealth than we do some years from now' to give.

  • Buffett, Gates on Chinese charity 

    The billionaires say Chinese philanthropists should seek opportunities to collaborate in order to achieve maximum impact.

  • Melinda Gates: Rich should give half 

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder says philanthropy is reducing global poverty.

  • Behind Soros' $100 mln gift 
    Behind Soros' $100 mln gift(2:19)Sep 8 2010

    After donating $100M to Human Rights Watch, George Soros calls for increased donations from those who can afford it.

  • Restaurant: Pay what you like 

    Inspired by a Salt Lake City restaurant, Panera Bread opens eateries where customers pay what they think the food is worth.

  • Katrina IOUs save city 
    Katrina IOUs save city(1:52)Aug 25 2010

    The Hancock Bank gets more than just cash back from post-Katrina community.

  • Eyeglasses for the world's poorest 

    The microconsignment model provides local vendors in remote regions with essential products for resale to the community.

  • Building literacy around the world 

    Room to Read has built over 10,000 libraries around the world using big business practices and social networking.

  • NYC girls take a byte out of tech 

    Angie Schiavoni and her husband, Sep Kamvar, started non-profit Code Ed to help young women build a future in technology.

  • Mickelson tees off better teaching 

    Pro golfer and math geek Phil Mickelson supports math and science education with the Phil Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy.

  • Striving for a better education 

    Teach for America strives to improve the education of children in low-income neighborhoods.

  • Greening the South Bronx 
    Greening the South Bronx(2:34)Jun 14 2010

    In the heart of the Bronx, N.Y., a quiet revolution prepares men and women for a real career while changing a community.

  • Buffett's sister gives it all away 

    Warren Buffet's sister Doris says she won't stop giving her money away until her checks stop clearing.

  • John Legend sings for a better world 

    The musician talks about his organization, The Show Me Campaign, which aims at breaking the cycle of poverty.

  • Fashion that feeds 
    Fashion that feeds(2:31)Jun 3 2010

    Lauren Bush and Ellen Gustafson, co-founders of FEED Projects, talk about how buying a FEED bag can help a hungry child.

  • Cousteau: Spill reason to go green 

    EarthEcho co-founder Phillippe Cousteau wants young people to take action in their communities to help improve the environment.

  • Buy a shoe, help a child 
    Buy a shoe, help a child(3:08)May 25 2010

    Blake Mycoskie explains how he built TOMS Shoes, the for-profit business that focuses on giving back.

  • Entrepreneurship for everyone 

    Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Prize winner famous for developing microfinancing, talks to CNN?s Maggie Lake about his mission.

  • Healing the environment is profitable 

    Scientist Amory Lovins discusses economic theory for making environmental protection beneficial for businesses.

  • Baking brownies, changing lives 

    Gourmet brownie bakery has open-hiring policy that gives jobs to anyone who wants to work, no questions asked.

  • Financial literacy is elementary 

    Ariel Academy in Chicago teaches kids the ABC's of investing beginning in the first grade.

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