Ep131: Finally, A Cellphone Company That Connects Your Calls to a Cause

Ep131: Finally, A Cellphone Company That Connects Your Calls to a Cause

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan I talk to Mark Epstein, Co-founder & CEO of The People's Operator (TPO).

The People's Operator is a socially conscious mobile provider based in the U.K. has launched its service stateside with the help of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. The company donates 10% of its subscribers' monthly bills to a cause of their choice. In addition, the company donates 25% of its profits to charity as well.

Megan, Mark and I discuss...

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Ep130: The Rise of Effective Altruism, Or Generosity for Nerds

Ep130: The Rise of Effective Altruism, Or Generosity for Nerds

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to William MacAskill, associate professor at Oxford University and author of a great new book: Doing Good Better

Will is one of the cofounders and leading voices of effective altruism, which he calls "Generosity for Nerds."

Effective altruism is all about maximizing your positive impact on the world (through volunteering, charitable donations, etc.), and it's been getting a lot of traction lately.

On today's show, Megan, Will and I discuss...

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Ep129: What Nonprofits Can Learn from the Reboot of the Ice Bucket Challenge

Ep129: What Nonprofits Can Learn from the Reboot of the Ice Bucket Challenge

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Rob Goldstein, Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Development, ALS Therapy Development Institute in Cambridge, MA, about the 2015 Ice Bucket Challenge.

ALS TDI is one of 18 ALS-related organizations in the Collaboration for the Cure that are working to coordinate a successful Ice Bucket Challenge this month.

Megan, Rob and I discuss...

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Ep128: How One Nonprofit in Brazil is Scoring Big with Cause Marketing

Ep128: How One Nonprofit in Brazil is Scoring Big with Cause Marketing

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Marco Crespo, Business Director at the Ayrton Senna Institute in São Paulo, Brazil, about the rise and development of cause marketing in the world's 5th largest country.

Ayrton Senna Institute is an education-focused nonprofit organization created by the sister of three-time Formula One world champion, Ayrton Senna.

Megan, Marco and I discuss....

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