“We set out to start a conversation, and with the power of your voices, we’ve started a movement.”
These words from Mashable founder and CEO Pete Cashmore not only helped kick off the seventh-annual Social Good Summit on Sept. 18, but they remained a common thread throughout the summit’s two days, both onstage and online.
With discussions ranging from the global refugee crisis to #BlackLivesMatter, the call to participate in the social good conversation and amplify the voices of others was heard loud and clear.
Through the power of the social good community, the hashtag #2030NOW garnered more than 1.8 billion impressions over the course of the summit’s two days. The Social Good Summit was attended by 1,800 people in New York City, with more than 100,000 people watching the global broadcast live and in the following days. This year’s summit not only drew in speakers from across the globe, but was live streamed into seven different languages. Read more…