Young CEO Shubham Banerjee Is Creating ‘Cheaper Technology’ to Help the Blind

Today in my Do Good 365 series, in 60 words you’ll learn about the youngest CEO in Silicon Valley and founder of Braigo Labs, the “humanely optimized” technology company.

Click on the image below to see a larger view: Do-Good---006---Braigo Read more here from my guest blog via Virgin.com on 10 tips to turn your ideas into reality: http://bit.ly/1PuQlIO

Cristiano Ronaldo Does Good and Gives Kid His Shirt as a Kind Gesture

If you’re a fan of football (or soccer), you’ll know who Cristiano Ronaldo is. If you’re not, you’ll probably still know who he is. In one of Real Madrid’s games last night, Cristiano kicks a practicing shot that hits a young fan, but watch (in the video below) what he does afterwards. He’s just pure class!

There’s a reason he has the most fans on Facebook, rounding out at 102,464,333; a number mostly to change by the time you get there. It’s a fantastic lesson in personal branding, but more importantly it’s a stellar lesson and reminder in just being nice.

His likability factor is the reason he's endorsed by so many global brands
His ‘likeability factor’ is the reason he’s endorsed by so many global brands

It takes a lot more effort to be nice on a daily basis than it does to be mean. Finally, if there’s one thing I’ve learned in life, it’s the smallest gesture makes the biggest difference. Some of you will get this reference and others will have need to click on the words — “Stay classy my friends!”

A Haven for Animals Nestled in Jamaica’s Famous North Coast

Today in my Do Good 365 series, meet Montego Bay Animal Haven, the friends of dogs and cats (and some smaller animals and birds) in north-west Jamaica.

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Please visit their website and learn how you can donate, volunteer or adopt a furry friend: http://www.montegobayanimalhaven.com/

Freitag Brothers Have Gone the Extra Thousand Miles to Make the Perfect “Green” Fabric

Today in my Do Good 365 series, you’ll meet two brothers disrupting the clothing industry by closing the loop on waste production and promoting reuse.

Freitag has made a name for themselves making products from old materials. Now they’ve created something that will help us look good and the environment feel great.

Meet the brothers, Daniel Freitag and and Markus Freitag
Meet the brothers, Daniel Freitag and and Markus Freitag

Meet the Man Who Is Making a Difference by Walking for Elephants

Today in my Do Good 365 series, we meet Jim Justus Nyamu, a conservationist and elephant research scientist who started a campaign dubbed Ivory Belongs to Elephants”.

His campaign has seen him walk 2,500 miles across Kenya and 560 miles in the U.S. with the goal of raising awareness and increasing people’s involvement to save wildlife (particularly the endangered). Last month he completed a 283-mile walk in Kenya.

Jim Nyamu (left) is joined on one of his walks by a local supporters
Jim Nyamu (left) is joined on one of his walks by a local supporters

Learn more about Jim and his campaign via a Q&A on National Geographic.