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Technology september 27, 2016

How Technology Can Save The World By Saving Time

PSFK attends the Social Good Summit 2016 to see how new tech is changing the world for the better

Cities july 1, 2014

One-Stop Shop For Social Services Makes Benefits More Accessible

Single Stop USA is creating software that will help people conduct self-screenings to check the programs and resources they are eligible for.

[News] Finland to experiment with basic income for employment and poverty insights
[Inspiration] Algorithm uses Google satellite images to analyze quality of life
[Insight] Tech economy impact does not impact citizens in deep poverty
By connecting finance to tech, contactless payments risk increasing income inequality (Guardian)
Sustainability january 6, 2014

Non-Profit Helps The Poor Barter For Goods With Foraged Waste

Plastic Bank guides people in developing nations into entrepreneurship through sustainable efforts.

Luxury december 31, 2013

What Is The ‘Affluenza’ Excuse For Justice Inequality?

Ethan Couch's case highlights how only a slim percentage of convicted youths in the U.S. get sentences they deserve.

Work june 17, 2013

Public Boneyard Calls Attention To Ongoing Genocides [Pics]

A handcrafted mass grave was set up at the National Mall in the country's capital.

Design & Architecture february 12, 2013

Houses In Bolivia Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles [Video]

Al Jazeera's 'Garbage Homes' looks at one woman's mission to provide housing to people living below the poverty line.

Syndicated january 25, 2013

Why Is Horse Meat Ending Up In Burgers?

Is the drive to produce the cheapest food possible leading to serious corner cutting?

Retail december 9, 2012

PSFK Gift Of The Day: Jewelry Made From Landmine Shrapnel

Saught creates products from unexploded bombs to support sustainability in post-conflict countries.

Advertising november 18, 2012

National Geographic & Coca-Cola Film A Positive Vision Of The World

FIlmakers sponsored to document stories of real life heroes who are making the world a better place.

Mobile august 29, 2012

Fifteen Ideas Transforming Life In Africa

From a mobile phone database for dairy farmers to a strain of sweet potato that can help fight child blindness, imaginative ideas that are tackling old problems.


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