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Insights shared via multiple mediums provide greater value

I suspect you are like me in that you are listening and watching online as much as reading words on your screen.

Therefore in order to provide you with as much value as I possibly can, I am going to post more podcasts and interviews here as well as providing my thoughts on video occasionally.

This post contains a selection of my previous podcasts and interviews that were once at a different blog.

I was thrilled recently to be interviewed by… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on January 31, 2011 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Top 10 People to Follow at Davos #wef


Added by David Martel on January 30, 2011 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Move over Oscar. It’s time for the International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival!

It may be too late to get recognition from the Academy but companies can still enter their best corporate citizenship video in the …


Added by David Martel on January 30, 2011 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Board of Boards CEO Conference among the World's Top Executive Speaking Engagement Venues

According to a new analysis by global public relations firm Weber Shandwick, CECP's annual Board of Board CEO Conference is ranked as one of the world's top executive speaking engagement venues and preferred forums for industry-leading CEOs.…


Added by David Martel on January 29, 2011 at 10:16pm — No Comments

Employee Giving & Volunteering - What Matters Most

Corporate Volunteering promises an array of benefits, but there is one single benefit that overshadows the rest - one single benefit that is the sole measurement of success for your program.



Added by Chris Jarvis on January 29, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

Grassroots = No Brains?

A tweet caught my attention last weekend on a search that I follow:

“I am so tired w/ dealing w/ ‘Grassroots’ organizations here in #haiti Unfortunately grassroots=no brains +no money”

My unanswered response to this frustrated aid worker went something like this:

“Generalities of “no capacity” perpetuated about grassroots organizations does not do…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on January 28, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Summer 2011 Whitehead Internship Application Now Available

(3BLMedia/TheCSRfeed) Summer 2011 Whitehead Internship Description:

CECP, recognized as an industry thought…


Added by David Martel on January 26, 2011 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Finalists Chosen for Ceres-ACCA North American Sustainability Reporting Awards

Ceres and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) today announced the shortlist of candidate reports for the…


Added by David Martel on January 26, 2011 at 8:24pm — No Comments

CSRHUB Broadens Its Base of Support


Added by David Martel on January 26, 2011 at 8:04pm — No Comments

CECP Announces 2011 Board of Boards CEO Conference Panelists

CECP’s Board of Boards CEO Conference, consistently rated one of the World’s Top Executive Gatherings in Weber Shandwick’s annual Five Star Conference Analysis, is a unique opportunity for corporate leaders to share insights and best practices and to help advance the business case for corporate community…


Added by David Martel on January 26, 2011 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Number of Expelled Companies Reaches 2,000 As Global Compact Strengthens Disclosure Framework

2,048 companies from around the world have been expelled from the United Nations Global Compact for repeated failure to communicate on progress in integrating the initiative’s ten sustainability principles into their strategies and operations. In conjunction with the stronger enforcement of its COP policy, the Global Compact has introduced a differentiation framework to motivate companies at all levels to strive for greater integration of the principles. The…


Added by David Martel on January 26, 2011 at 7:17pm — No Comments

The law of attraction is not a secret

I had a conversation with a colleague yesterday about the law of the attraction made popular by the extraordinary sales success of The Secret DVD and book, and the so-called channelings of Esther Hicks.

We concluded that the law of attraction has become another thing people grasp at to be successful when the point is become a better person and success follows.

We reflected on the Jim Rohn line:

Success is not something we attain, it is something we… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on January 26, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Coming out of the closet

Poetry is a medium that helps me make meaning of my experiences, my thoughts and feelings, which is something we are called to do continuously as development practitioners. It’s a tool I often privately call upon when faced with the inevitable doubts, and triumphs, and heartaches of this work.

Inspired by Dennis Whittle’s recent post on Poetry and Development, emboldened by Saundra Schimmelpfennig…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on January 25, 2011 at 7:44am — No Comments

NextGen Board Leader Feedback Wanted!


Added by David Martel on January 23, 2011 at 7:54pm — No Comments



BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) is launching a new COMMUNITY CAPITAL series—monthly Webinars and an all-day Intensive at the BALLE Business Conference on June 14. Free Webinar on Feb. 1 with BALLE’s Michael Shuman and RSF Social Finance’s Don Shaffer. This is a ‘how-to’ series with specific case studies for strengthening healthy place-based economies by…


Added by Drew Tulchin on January 20, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments

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