To make an impact in the world around you, it’s important to understand the people & organizations behind change. There are so many individuals, groups, campaigns, events, and opportunities, but they don’t often get mentioned in mainstream media. Therefore, we’re not aware that there are already a lot of people doing good. When we see the people who are making a difference in the world, we have the opportunity to join. These social good blogs help spotlight those people.
Good is an online magazine that posts articles news and events that have a positive social impact on the world. They cover everything from trending issues to small, unknown stories from around the world.
DoSomething.org is an organization that helps people who are passionate about changing the world connect to people who have campaigns to make change. Their blog features a mix of social issues that are happening along with campaigns that their members are launching.
Social Good Moms is a massive network of over 3000 mom bloggers from over 20 different countries. Writers contribute to the blog by writing on the work that nonprofits and non-governmental organizations are doing around the world.
Conscious Commerce is a project started by actress Olivia Wilde and director Barbara Burchfield. It seeks to showcase brands that promote conscious living. Their website features interviews, brand reviews and lifestyle articles around socially conscious living.
Milkshake is a website that helps people find ways to impact their world in all aspects of life. They feature brands that give back and make a difference. Their articles cover everything from shopping to eating to traveling.
6. Social Earth
Social Earth is website that publishes news about social entrepreneurship. They seek to promote social entrepreneurs, big and small, that are making a positive social and environmental impact. They have over 170 writers who represent a lot of different organizations.
Triple Pundit is a media company that publishes articles on ethical, sustainable, and profitable business. They encourage and promote their triple bottom line: People, Planet, and Profit. Their articles focus on social business issues and both criticize and credit different companies.
Markets for Good is a website that seeks to promote discussion on organizations and strategies that are making an impact in the world. Funded by the Gates Foundation, they publish articles on news, interviews, and ideas on social progress.
Innov8social is a blog that explores how innovation can have a positive social impact. They seek to become a resource to provide tools for individuals and companies create a greater impact. Their posts cover interviews, events and strategies geared towards nonprofits and social enterprises.
10. Daily Do Good
Daily Do Good seeks to spotlight various nonprofits and companies that are doing good. Every week they showcase different organizations and opportunities for people to get involved.
There are also a lot of mainstream publications such as CNN, the Huffington Post, or Mashable, that have a dedicated social good section, which we’ll highlight in another post.
Have you read any of these? Are there other social good blogs that should be on this list? Let us know in the comments!