I give lots of thought to what makes community-based organizations the lowest common denominator in development aid. Readers of how-matters.org may already be familiar with previous arguments I’ve offered for the increased inclusion of and investment in community-based organizations (CBOs). As an ardent proponent of CBOs’ comparative advantages, I believe they have a better chance of being driven by “the…Continue
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The Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) Board of Directors announced today that it has elected Richard J. Poccia, a partner…
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See below for more info on the Designathon4SI Net Impact and DSI are hosting to help provide company changemakers with design solutions to their CSR and sustainability challenges. Email nyc[AT]netimpact[DOT]org if you have questions or are interested in being a sponsor for the event.
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Hello readers! I returned from Ireland in the beginning of July and have been bursting with stories to tell. Here are a few highlights of the wonderful people I was able to connect with in Ireland, all due to this amazing tool we call the internet.
Alessandra Pigni, Founder of Mindfulness for NGOs…
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Join CBSR on Wednesday, October 26 for a must-attend day of peer networking and learning at the 9th Summit on CSR.
When the Bottom Line isn't enough, keynote address by Stephen Lewis, Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ryerson University and Celebrated Humanitarian and Former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa. Drawing upon his extensive political and international experience, Mr. Lewis will explore the role of leadership, with an…
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Achieving a healthy work-life balance is increasingly important to employees and many companies have responded by offering opportunities for child care, job sharing or the ability to work from home. Do companies undertake these initiatives simply because they want employees to be happier at work or can “family-friendly” environments pay off directly by making employees more productive?
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Happy summer time! Check out Social Enterprise Associates' Summer newsletter to see what social entrepreneurs and communities have leveraged the power of the marketplace for betterment in May and June. Get inspired & get to work!
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At the Day 1 plenary session of the CSR Expo, Sen. Manny Villar shared his plans for a CSR Bill. Of course tax incentives are part of it, but it will also mandate foreign and domestic corporations to allocate a certain percentage (he's playing around with 3% of declared income, if I'm not mistaken) for CSR projects. That's the part that raises the red flag for me.
Already, companies spend more than 3% on their CSR projects, so compelling them to do so with legislation feels…Continue
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I’m blogging live from the CSR Expo today. In fact, I’ll be blogging live from the conference until tomorrow. The CSR Expo is a yearly pow-wow where big honchos from corporations, corporate foundations, public affairs, and non-profits in the Philippines talk about emerging trends in corporate social responsibility.
I’ve been attending these events for a while and I always feel that something is still missing in all of these proceedings. Maybe the lack of a bona fide sustainability…Continue
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Ernst & Young is delighted to announce a landmark three-year sponsorship with Endeavor, a not-for-profit organization that works…
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Webinar Topic: Best Practices in Corporate Engagement from VolunteerMatch Solutions: Giving In Numbers: Emerging Trends in Corporate Philanthropy
Speakers: Alison Rose, Manager of Standards and Measurement, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP)
Date: Wednesday, 7/13, 2011
Time: 10AM-11AM PT /…
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Corporate executives representing some of the country’s most recognized national brands say a poor fit between a cause and a…
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