Posted by: Nathaniel | July 2, 2008

Cool social change news and opportunities from around the web:

From CSRWire.com: International mining company Rio Tinto Alcan has opened applications for the fifth year of its $1million prize for sustainability. One of a growing number of groups to use prizes to induce “crowd-sourced” solutions to global problems, “the Rio Tinto Alcan Prize is open to all not-for-profit, non-governmental, and civil society organizations based anywhere in the world that are working to advance the goals of economic, environmental, and social sustainability.” Previous winners include Barefoot College, Aga Khan Planning and Building Services Pakistan, and others. Entries are due by Midnight, September 12th.

Also from CSRWire.com: OpenSRI.com has just launched as the “first collaborative web platform for socially responsible investments.” It also includes collaborative discussion around corporate social responsibility standards.

Finally, the Acumen Fund is looking for proposals to overhaul NextBillion.net, a site dedicated to Bottom of the Pyramid approaches to global development. If you’re a developer, check this out.

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