Social Capital:Doing Good And Making Money

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There are some problems that neither pure capitalism nor charity can solve. Social capital is a new way of looking at solving those problems. This month, people from all over the world came to SOCAP10 in San Francisco to talk about social capital, and put their money where their mouths are.

Over the next several days we’ll be posting stories about companies that have what is called a “triple bottom line” — where they measure results not just in profit, but also in the business impact on people and the planet.

Our first video focuses on just what the social capital movement is about. We talk with people who run social capital companies such as Firefox maker Mozilla, people who are seeking funding for their businesses, and journalists who are covering the social capital movement.

Related Links – Learn more about the people and companies in the video:

Mitra Ardron – Natural Innovation Foundation

Alex Denny – Hub DC

Mark Surman – Mozilla Foundation

Rob Thomas – Social K Retirement Plans

Patrick Donohue – The Hoop Fund

Laura Flanders – Grit TV

Sergio Oceransky- The Yansa Group

Michael Stoll – San Francisco Public Press

Darian Rodriguez Heyman – Code Green Agency

Lopa Brunjes – Biochar Engineering

Kevin Jones- SOCAP10

Michael McIntee

Michael McIntee is a former network TV news executive with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience. He began his broadcasting career at the University of Minnesota's student radio station. He is an expert producer, writer, video editor who has a fondness for new technology but denies that he is a geek. More about Michael McIntee »

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