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Stream Energy

Stream Energy has achieved great success in the energy sector. Founded in 2005, the Dallas based company is now delivering energy solution across the United States, and on the global scale. The company’s meteoric rise has allowed them to share in their success the team that makes who they are today. Serving over 5 states, Stream Energy’s success has enabled to them make a positive impact in the world of philanthropy. Stream Energy has taken on a new challenge, which may be far harder than the success they have been able to achieve. The Dallas energy company launched Stream Care, a not for profit charitable foundation.

Stream Care was launched as a beckon of hope in the fight against homelessness and humanitarian aid serving the same community that supported Stream Energy’s success. Stream Care is taking the necessary steps to totally eliminate homelessness. Recently Stream Care teamed up with the Hope Supply Co. and together they are making a real effort to eradicate homelessness.

Continuing with their philanthropic efforts, Stream Care made a positive impact following 2005’s Hurricane Harvey. Harvey left over $100 billion in damages to the Huston metropolitan area, destroying thousands of homes and businesses all while displacing thousands of people. Stream Care was able to leverage the success they experienced to give back to the community, by providing the much need financial support to the residents in Houston and the surrounding areas.

The Stream Care Foundation has partnered with charitable organizations and together has been able to make a huge impact. They have teamed up with the Red Cross and Humanitarian Habitat to help raise thousands of dollars for varies charitable efforts. Stream Energy’s Stream Care Foundation has also provided aid to residents by providing clothing, diapers and school supplies, goods we often take for granted until we don’t have access to them. The Stream Care Foundation has partnered with the Salvation Army and the Hope Supply Co to bring aid to the victims of the 2016 Texas Tornado.

 

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Stream Energy’s Business Model Values Philanthropy

Modern firms compete on different fronts, including corporate social responsibility. In fact, American businesses donated over $16 billion in 2016 to various philanthropic causes. Texas, however, is ranked among the least generous states in America. Stream Energy—a Dallas-based retail electricity firm—is out to change this narrative. The company’s philanthropic interests include assisting the less fortunate and helping victims of disasters. The company has lend a hand to the less fortunate, and it will continue doing so through the newly launched Stream Cares.

Stream’s recent philanthropic undertakings include contributing towards building and healing areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. The hurricane ranked next to Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone, displaced over 30 thousand people. Among the displaced people were Stream Energy’s associates and clients. When a crowd-funding campaign was initiated to assist the affected associates, the firm matched the donations to the drive up to $25,000. And Stream Energy did not stop there: It helped American Red Cross by accepting contributions from well-wishers on behalf of the humanitarian organization. The Dallas-based firm then went ahead to assure its clients in the affected areas that they would not be penalized for paying their monthly dues later than usual.

Stream Energy understands that by working with like-minded organizations in its philanthropic endeavors, it stands to create a more significant impact. The company, therefore, has a cordial working relationship with Hope Supply Co. Salvation Army, and even its associates, when it comes to matters humanitarian. Stream Energy and its associates recently sponsored a thousand homeless children to be part of the annual Splash for Hope. The event enabled Stream to provide monetary support and supplies to North Texas homeless children.

Stream Energy

Started in 2005 by Rob Snyder and Pierre Koshajki in Texas, Stream has grown to be among the leading direct selling companies in America. The revenues–$8 billion—that Stream has earned so far speak to the firm’s innovative direct selling program. While some of Stream’s services are available in seven states, the majority are available across America. Thanks to the company’s associates that work round the clock to popularize the firm’s services, receiving salaries and commissions for their efforts.

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Indications of a Symbiotic Relationship between Technology and Fashion

Recently, Chris Burch reviewed how the fashion and technology industries are intertwined. By looking back at the evolution of personal music experience from a boom box to an iPod, Burch displays that technological growth is based on the popularity of what a person considers fashionable.

The modern age is experiencing a blend of fashion and technology since most fashion designers derive pleasure in designing what delivers. Since using technology helps to achieve this purpose, designers such as Anouk Wipprecht have come up with designs that marry fashion and technology. Wipprecht is recognized for her drink-making dress, avant-garde designs and self-painting dress.Some fashion trends have been triggered by the need to protect humans by using technology. Designers such as Terese Alstin and Anna Haupt have come up with a fashionable wear to protect bike enthusiasts, which is known as Airbag for Cyclists. It is worn around the neck and pops out to protect the head from harm during accidental impact. Further, other designers are recycling various materials to create interesting designs. SegraSegra is recognized for creating t-shirts and jackets from a bicycle’s inner tubes.

These fashion trends characterized by technological influences give an indication to some form of symbiosis between the two fields or industries. The growth of this trend could lead into a future with a beautiful, creative as well as protected environment for human beings.

Chris Burch

Christopher Burch is popularly known as the CEO and founder of the Burch Creative Capital. Burch created this firm with an approach aimed at creating value. The firm boasts of an investment philosophy that exhibits Christopher’s entrepreneurial values as well as his vision for emerging market opportunities. For about forty years of his life, Burch has served as an active investor and entrepreneur across a broad range of industries. As so, he has contributed significantly to the growth and success of numerous luxury and technology brands including Voss Water, Faena Hotel + Universe, Next Jump, Tory Burch, Powermat, Poppin and Jawbone.

Over the years, Burch has undertaken numerous business initiatives including the launching of C. Wonder, which is a home décor, apparel and accessories retailer. Later, Xcel Brands acquired the retailer. Other brands in Burch’s portfolio include Cocoon9, ED by Ellen DeGeneres and Nihiwatu. Apart from being involved in the creation of many consumer and lifestyle brands, Burch is a board member of the Rotham Institute Orthopedic Foundation. In the past, he has taken part in philanthropic endeavors such as funding research at The Sumba Foundation, NYU Langone, and The Henry Street Settlement.