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Posted: Jul 14, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
Corporate philanthropy initiatives are implemented in two ways: manually or letting automation take over. Some businesses are doing everything manually. This includes keeping spreadsheets of employee volunteer hours logged, receiving hundreds of emails about different volunteering requests and everything else under the sun that comes along with corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Posted: Dec 02, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
While researching potential partners has never been easier through the use of technology, there is still a fair amount of due diligence required to find the right partner match.
Posted: Nov 18, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Much has been made about whether Silicon Valley corporations are or are trying to be role models for sustainability. There is a perception that Silicon Valley corporations, many with high concentrations of Millennials, are inherently sustainable. Yet the likes of Google and Apple are noticeably absent from the top of sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Corporate Knights Global 100. Given the disconnect, the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) has undertaken the first systematic research on the true picture of sustainability efforts in Silicon Valley by analyzing sustainability and corporate sustainability strategies by Silicon Valley-based companies.
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: Mar 16, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
When was the last time you were unexpectedly and unreservedly inspired? How about deeply immersed in an experience, or actually present and engaged? What made that moment so special and so memorable?
Posted: Nov 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Arguably, one of the biggest barriers when implementing and promoting ESG programs, regardless of size, is the lack of effective success metrics that can not only ascertain whether a company’s sustainability programs are working, but can also show whether or not ESG efforts are creating positive ROI and external stakeholder appreciation. This is precisely where cognitive computing comes in, allowing executives to dive deeper into the massive amounts of feedback the world is giving them in real time.
Posted: Nov 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), is working with communities and water service providers across Africa to help address the critical issues associated with lack of water access. RAIN is on pace to provide clean water access for over 2 million people by the end of 2015 and 6 million by the close of 2020.
Posted: Jul 29, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
As the most inexperienced drivers, teens should be in vehicles that will reduce their chances of crashing and protect them if they do.
Posted: Jul 20, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Using fewer crop acres today than in the past 70 years, farm outputs have grown 270 percent during this timeframe with an actual decline in total inputs. We now feed more than twice as many people in the U.S., and have increased our agricultural exports with fewer inputs than we used 80 years ago.
Posted: May 11, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
On April 17 Net Impact hosted and Monsanto sponsored a first-of-its-kind Nourishing 9 Billion SolutionLab at Tufts University. In the very first moments of the SolutionLab, industrial farming and farmers were called out by the 50+ student participants as the most significant problem in feeding the world.
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