Kelly Eisenhardt is Co-Founder and Managing Director at BlueCircle Advisors, an environmental compliance and sustainability consulting and training firm based in Massachusetts (www.bluecircleadvisors.com.) In her role at BlueCircle Advisors, she is responsible for providing business intelligence, strategy and implementation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk programs. Her experience aligns well with her client’s needs for technology, compliance, and sustainability expertise by helping companies create and manage their corporate environmental and social responsibility programs. She specializes in strategy, planning, and reporting for Conflict Minerals, RoHS, and REACH. She is also a member of the Corporate Responsibility Association and participates in the Ratings and Rankings, as well as Responsible Supply Chain committees.
Ms. Eisenhardt has published over thirty plus articles on the subjects of environmental compliance, sustainability, ethical sourcing, and responsible supply chains for such outlets as AIAG Corporate Responsibility, CSR@Risk, CSRwire, Trade Compliance Monthly, and Supply Chain Digest. She is currently working on a book called “Vantage Points: Interviews with Today’s Leaders in Corporate Social Responsibility.”
Posted: Jan 18, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
Understanding personal values of CEOs informs employees and investors about a company’s commitment to ethics and corporate social responsibility. In a paper titled “Relation between personal values of CEOs and their commitment to corporate social responsibility”, Professor Erhemjamts and her student Sarah Maher examined corporate social responsibility (CSR) ratings of S&P500 companies along with social capital of the states their CEOs grew up in.
Posted: Nov 02, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Helping children move from foster care to permanent homes is a challenge in the United States. Many children age out of the system without ever having found a loving adoptive family. Aging out without the support of a loving family can have negative consequences on a person’s future. The Dave Thomas Foundation is working to connect more foster children with the families they deserve.
Posted: Oct 21, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Rachel Hutchisson is Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, a leading technology company that equips and connects the worldwide social good community, providing cloud-based and on premise financial, fundraising, grant-making and administrative software for individuals, nonprofits, foundations and corporations.
Posted: Oct 07, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Getting a solid return on investment and helping communities grow through grant making and innovation is all possible with community foundations.
Annie Rhodes serves as the Director, Foundation Strategy in the MicroEdge division of Blackbaud. In this role, Annie helps philanthropic organizations leverage technology to optimize how they manage their giving and improve collaboration with funding partners and grant recipients. As part of this, Annie led the development of Blackbaud Outcomes™, a technology solution that helps funders and nonprofits track and measure the results of their giving programs.
Posted: Jul 27, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
By focusing on four areas most critical for success – education, health, prosperity, and civic engagement – Univision is empowering the Hispanic community by providing families life-changing access to information, programs and services.
Posted: Jun 27, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
The impact investment community continues to grow and the need for increased capital to fund sustainability based investments is at an all-time high. Investors are searching for a way to align their financial returns with their impact objectives.
Posted: Jun 03, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
In today’s world, many investors are looking closely at a company’s sustainability performance and risks. The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) continues to advance the use of sustainability accounting standards that are backed by evidence-based research and stakeholder participation.
Posted: May 13, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
By leveraging their comprehensive ESG database, Thomson Reuters helps companies’ baseline sustainability performance and stay ahead of emerging global sustainability trends. TR recently released their latest Greenhouse Gas Emissions report highlighting “sustainable growth,” in addition to reducing GHG emissions and alignment with the U.N. Guidelines.
Posted: May 04, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Sustainability thought leaders are seeking experienced communications organizations to help get their vision and mission communicated both internally and externally, along with promoting new trends.
Posted: Apr 11, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Ira Chaleff is the founder of the International Leadership Association’s Followership Learning Community, chairman emeritus of the nonpartisan Congressional Management Foundation, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University - where his course Courageous Followership is part of the core curriculum for staff. He is also an author, speaker, workshop presenter, and innovative thinker on the beneficial use of power between those who are leading those who are following in any given situation. His latest book, Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told To Do Is Wrong breaks new ground exploring why we obey and how we might equip ourselves with the skills to resist inappropriate orders and find better and ethical ways to achieve goals.