Our Impact

To date, 4 biennial Summits have united over 1,000 global leaders across 6 sectors advancing scalable solutions to the most pressing issues of our time – from climate change to child care.

Direct deliverables:

  • Over 700 delegates and youth have learned tangible community development approaches and skills
  • Social innovation contest provided mentorship and evaluation tools for over 100 projects world-wide
  • Scholarships to over 75 youth leaders impacting employment, energy, climate and other challenges facing today’s youth
  • Technology Book published in India – disseminating 64 novel food, energy, health, housing, education, and water solutions

On-going outcomes (and ripples):

  • Pulse of the Movement’ webcasts & ‘Impact 365’ interactive media library deliver educational tools for year-round impact 
  • Creation of ‘African Local Summit’ in Ghana, April 2012 – united 100 leaders across the UN, businesses and students who shared local best practices from across Africa to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals (ratified by 189 nations)POMBannerNew3
  • Spin-off event, ‘Green Economy Think-Tank’ fosters youth employment and green jobs in dozens of US and global cities including: San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans
  • 1PIE Sustainability Principles by and for artists,social entrepreneurs, media, education, for-impact, and business leaders

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