Added by Tim Magee on August 13, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
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Given the article featured on Development Crossing's newsletter today (http://www.developmentcrossing.com/profiles/blogs/fast-stats-about-giving-in-america-today), I just had to post this article we wrote in the past few weeks for a South African client, giving an interesting perspective on religious giving in this country vs the US:
Religious devotion to giving higher…Continue
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I wrote recently that management needs radical transformation. I don't back away from this in any way. In the light of the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 disaster however my call seems almost trivial.
What we really need is radical transformation of diplomacy, politics, and how people express their religion.
I declare I am not a member of any political party, nor do I…
Added by Ian Berry on August 1, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments
According to the Corporate Leadership Council, employees with lower engagement levels are four times more likely to leave their jobs than those who are highly engaged. But the importance of employee engagement isn't just increased employee…Continue
Added by Ryan Scott on August 4, 2014 at 1:04am — No Comments
The annual Giving USA Foundation report has just been released, and the numbers tell an interesting story about corporate giving. An alarming story, that is.
Here’s what you need to know:
Americans gave $335.17 billion to charity in 2013. Which sounds good until you…
Added by Ian Berry on July 19, 2014 at 5:45pm — No Comments
Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training, now has a generator capable of powering 15,000 average America homes. The generator, which is one of the most expensive components in a wind turbine, is a donation from Alstom, the world’s leading energy solutions…Continue
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The other day, I received the terrible news that Steve Robinson, a leading advocate for veterans and a friend of Causecast, had suddenly passed away. He died at the age of 51, while working at his desk at Prudential, laboring to the very end to improve the lives of veterans.
Steve’s work at…Continue
Added by Ryan Scott on July 7, 2014 at 1:11am — No Comments
As the Business and Human Rights Resource Center explained:
At the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, two resolutions were tabled for adoption by the Council. The first is a resolution drafted by Ecuador and South Africa and signed also by Bolivia, Cuba and Venezuela. It was originally tabled on 19 June, then updated on 24…Continue
Added by Larry Catá Backer on July 3, 2014 at 10:39pm — No Comments
“Creativity has to start somewhere, and we are true believers in the power of bracing, candid feedback and the iterative process-reworking, reworking, and reworking again, until a flawed story finds its through line or a hollow character finds its soul.”
Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar and President of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, in a wonderful book Creativity, Inc.
Candor is critical to the culture of Pixar and Walt…
Added by Ian Berry on July 2, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Sure, an odd headline coming from the CEO of a SAAS (software as a service) company that’s focused on corporate philanthropy. But let me explain why I’ve come to recognize the limits of my first love, technology.
In the beginning, it was…Continue
Added by Ryan Scott on June 30, 2014 at 1:04am — No Comments
Recently, I was skimming an article about how company managers can prepare Millennials to take on leadership roles in business. The piece addressed the looming explosion of Gen Y-ers in the workplace -…Continue
In an earlier post named Why build a Responsible Procurement business case I described why a Responsible Procurement business case is…Continue
Added by Responsible Proc. on June 25, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
At the same time it will be a great opportunity with high potential for procurement.
Why? Procurement has to…Continue
Added by Responsible Proc. on June 25, 2014 at 3:35pm — No Comments
The Center for Sustainable Development is pleased to announce the beta version of a new experience for us in distance-learning. We're asking that you preview our new 100% online course—How to Design & Fund International Development Projects—for free.
This is our flagship course that we've been offering at the Center for close to five years now. Our development courses have been taken by people from 149 different countries and 500…Continue
Added by Tim Magee on June 20, 2014 at 2:08pm — No Comments
Students considering degrees in the power utility or renewable energy industry can now find unprecedented access to power equipment modules at Aurora, Colo.-based Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training.
Ecotech Institute’s Power…Continue
Added by Chelsea O'Neill on June 20, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments
Every day should be Earth Day.
That said, the official Earth Day celebration takes place once a year, an occasion when over a billion people in 190 countries take action, whether in the form of planting trees, cleaning up their communities, or doing anything else that says “I love you” to the environment.…Continue
Added by Ryan Scott on June 12, 2014 at 1:21am — No Comments