In his opening address on the first day of the 2015 Social Good Summit, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed a sold-out crowd in New York City as well as a livestream audience around the globe.

“The forces of division are using new technologies to spread their hateful ideologies,” he said. “But the Social Good Summit proves that, with solidarity, we can harness communications for human progress.”

Now in its sixth year, the Social Good Summit continues to do just that. By bringing together passionate and dedicated activists, artists, government officials and business leaders on a single stage, it encourages participants to think about how they can use technology and digital media to make the world a better place for themselves and others. Read more…

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17 inspirational quotes from the 2015 Social Good Summit