Her voice was indeed magical. It's Christmastime, and each holiday season I listen to the Carpenters Christmas Portrait over and over again. Karen's voice still brings me to tears. Thank you, Richard and Karen, for being such an important part of my childhood and of course, my Christmas seasons!
Hello Richard. My Little son who is just 10 month loves your song called "Close to you". Everytime he listens to it, he starts smiling. Your songs are magnificents! Search This Blog. Wednesday, April 13, Richard Carpenter: 33 years after Karen's death. Teresa Nichols September 18, at PM.
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April Ann July 6, at PM. Kayo July 9, at AM. Unknown June 12, at AM. Deborah July 20, at AM. Unknown August 29, at PM. Obviously, business needs to be genuine about it. But if it is, then its efforts should be welcomed. I am not suggesting that there should be no scrutiny or accountability, far from it, but if real people who are in need are getting real help in a transparent way, then this has to be a good thing. My view is that these early drivers of a change of focus within the corporate sector and change for social good should be encouraged at every step.
Yes, there will be failures. But only the inclusion of the corporate sector in the development of social business will ensure that social business, as a concept, will become truly mainstream and really can help effect positive change in the world.
Outdoor clothing company Patagonia, launched more than 40 years ago, was founded with an ethical and sustainable approach, which at that time was almost unheard of. Its founder Yvon Chouinard insisted on sustainability, proper employee care and products that were designed so that they would not need replacing. He led a business that acts transparently, producing natural products in an environmentally sensitive way, and is an active member of the local community of which it is a part.
The company has worked with local initiatives to help build homes and a playground for an affordable green housing community in North Carolina, where its headquarters are based.
It recently achieved zero waste to landfill status and intends to be a totally zero-waste business by — a pretty remarkable achievement if they manage it.
Replogle talks about the impact this kind of activity has on employees. He believes that most people want to be good and do good things; all they need is to be given the chance.
They spread the word without being asked to. Overt consumerism meets social responsibility: looking good and doing good RED is another interesting example in this space. The intersection of social responsibility and social media — the movement generation The fourth group of social entrepreneurs is perhaps the most interesting and represents the future.
Some are founding enterprises based on principles of transparency and social responsibility; others are creating their own models where profits are shared across all stakeholders. These, often young, social entrepreneurs are driven by a desire to make a difference.
It is very common for them to be able to pinpoint a pivotal moment that changed the way they viewed the world or provoked sufficient passion in them to transform a passing thought into concrete, tangible action. In many cases, this has been as a result of global travel, where they saw some of the bigger issues facing people in different parts of the world or simply found the time to get a different perspective on life.
Opening themselves up to the world inspired them to create and innovate. My own trip as a year-old around India opened my eyes to the lives some of the less fortunate people in the world have and was a major factor behind my albeit small efforts to do good. Adam Braun founded Pencils of Promise, a charity that builds schools in conjunction with the local communities in locations where there is a great need for education. His moment of truth came on a backpacking holiday when he met a child begging on the streets of India.
He asked the boy what he wanted most in the world. And I saw then the profound power and promise brought through something as small as giving a pencil to just one child.
Over the next five years I backpacked through more than 50 countries, handing out thousands of pens and pencils across six continents. The procedure was a success, and she started gaining weight, but this put a strain on her heart. She managed to keep to a stable weight for the rest of her life after this point. On January 11, , Karen made her final public appearance at a gathering of past Grammy Award winners.
She looked frail, but according to friend Dionne Warwick, she appeared outgoing, telling everyone: "Look at me!
I've got an ass! On February 1, , Karen saw her brother for the last time, discussing plans for a new Carpenters album. On February 4, she collapsed in her bedroom at her parents' home. Paramedics said her heart was beating once every 10 seconds, and she died at Downey Community Hospital at 9.
An autopsy ruled out drugs or a medication overdose, describing her death as "emetine cardiotoxicity due to or as a consequence of anorexia nervosa".
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