Good Business

Offset Your Naughty

Afraid of getting coal in your stocking this year? Turn your bad deed into a win for the environment at Offset Your Naughty. Creative agency Carmichael Lynch is purchasing a carbon offset (equivalent to one metric ton of carbon dioxide emissions) for every confession, up to 400 entries.

Carmichael Lynch’s purchase of 400 metric tons is equivalent to planting 10,256 tree seedlings and growing them for 10 years, or preserving 4 acres from being deforested for a year.

So go ahead, get off that naughty list!

Happiness, Inspiration

 

British philosopher Alan Watts asks the question “What would you do with your life if money was no object?”

So I always ask the question, what would you like to do if money were no object? How would you really enjoy spending your life?

… do that and forget the money, because, if you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you will spend your life completely wasting your time. You’ll be doing things you don’t like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing things you don’t like doing, which is stupid. Better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing than a long life spent in a miserable way.

So, how would you really enjoy spending your life?

 

Documentary, Education, Inspiration

In this followup film to Caine’s Arcade, the Imagination Foundation is announcing the launch of the first ever Global Cardboard Challenge, inviting the world to play while raising funds to foster creativity and entrepreneurship in kids.

The Global Cardboard Challenge is the next chapter of a global movement growing out of the short film “Caine’s Arcade,” which shared the inspiring story of 9-year-old Caine Monroy’s cardboard arcade with the world.

 

On October 6th, the one year anniversary of the flashmob of surprise customers in “Caine’s Arcade”, hundreds of Cardboard Challenge events around the world will celebrate creativity, imagination, and community.

There are over 150 event organizers in 25 countries who have already signed up. You can get involved by hosting your own event or attending one near you.

Have fun on October 6th!