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Quick-Start User Guide for Polycom Phones

Polycom phones are one of the most commonly-used communication tools for businesses, and it’s no surprise — they are versatile, reliable, and have a wide variety of options available. They’re a great option for use with hosted VoIP or SIP solutions in conference rooms, at employees’ desks, and in call centers. As part of the…

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Happy New Year from BetterWorld Telecom

Excerpted from BetterWorld Insights Newsletter. Happy New Year! Delancey Street Donation On behalf of our customers, we’re celebrating this holiday season with a donation to the Delancey Street Foundation. Now in it’s 40th yr., Delancey is a community where people with nowhere to turn, turn their lives around. If every community had a Delancey Street it…

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Wisdom 2.0 Summit

Bring together tech geeks and people focused on living mindfully and what do you get? An amazing discussion about the future of communication technology and how we can use it to enhance our quality of life rather than have it lead to distracted, fragmented attention and social connections. The panels consisted of tech heavy weights…

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Telecom Recycling Information

So, we decided to dig a little deeper.  We found that there are some telecom recyclers that accept telecom, but only certain kinds of telecom equipment.  Some recyclers will not pick up old phones or ask that you pay for the pick-up.  We found there are very few locations that offer full-service telecom recycling and…

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TechSoup Global Contributors Summit

BetterWorld was honored to be a part of a convening of funders, corporate donors, social media experts, capacity-building organizations and the fulcrum of all of these amazing networks, TechSoup Global. The summit has focused on how BetterWorld and other participants can create greater impact through the extraordinary network of partners that comprise TechSoup’s global contributors. This is…

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TechSoup/BetterWorld Webinar: Is It Time To Upgrade Your Phone System?

In support of Telework Week (February 14-18), TechSoup Global graciously hosted a Live Webinar on February 3rd featuring BetterWorld’s President, Matthew Bauer:  Is It Time To Upgrade Your Phone System? BetterWorld was given the opportunity on the webinar to help organizations better understand telecom services, systems and products and illuminate a key area that many…

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Certified B Corporations Take Center Stage, Launch National Ad Campaign

The team at BetterWorld is excited to be featured in the first national ad campaign about the community of Certified B Corporations that launched today. The ad campaign is the work of the nonprofit B Lab which certifies B Corporations as having met rigorous, transparent standards of social and environmental performance. Check out the B…

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Groundwire Turns 15

We were fortunate to be present and help sponsor last week the 15th Anniversary of Groundwire’s founding, originally started as ONE/Northwest.  Groundwire is a truly innovative organization with a storied history of impact and innovation for environmental non-profits in the Northwest and across the U.S. A who’s who of environmental leaders from Seattle were on…

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Sustainable Industries and Cameron Sinclair, Changing the Game

Over the past week, the BetterWorld team has been so fortunate to attend a number of events around the 2010 Sustainable Industries Economic Forums featuring Architecture for Humanity founder and CEO, Cameron Sinclair.  Kudos to our partner and customer Sustainable Industries for continuing to lead the way in Sustainable media, with their newly redesigned website,…

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The Hub Bay Area: Where Change Agents Share Space and Ideas

…so the headline goes as two BetterWorld customers, Inc. Magazine/FastCompany and The Hub Bay Area come together in a recent online article on FastCompany.com. Starting in the spring of this year, we began planing a voice and data solution for the new Hub SoMa in the Chronicle Building at 5th and Mission.  When the doors…

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Greenwise Sacramento features Van Jones

Greenwise Sacramento is the initiative for the entire Sacramento region (6 counties, 22 cities) to create the most sustainable region in California and in the country. An ambitious goal, and we support it FULLY! Sacramento Sustainability Forum, the largest grassroots non-profit focused on cross sector sustainability discussions, which we founded last August has been coordinated…

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Center for Environmental Health – 2010 SF Business Times Green Business Champion

A big shout out to our customer the Center for Environmental Health on winning the 2010 San Francisco Business Times Green Business Champion award. CEH, based in Oakland, is a nonprofit environmental group that works directly with business leaders to promote safe products and business practices. Executive Director, Michael Green, and I met through shared…

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