All Blog Posts Tagged 'Society' (8)

Mobile Technology: Shaping the Public Sector’s Future

Smartphones and tablets have definitely changed the way we live.…

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Added by Kyle H. Albert on April 3, 2014 at 3:25am — No Comments

Plans in Zermatt to discuss how CSR ethics and sustainability rather than profit can drive business practices

The Zermatt Summit has been held for the past 3 years on topics such as "The Common Good" and "Servant Leadership" and has hosted speakers such as Hernando de Soto and Manfred Max-Neef.

This year the agenda of the 2013 edition of the Zermatt Summit (June 20&21) is set around four orientations on the theme: Business & NGOs: Building partnerships of winners

  • The trends and…
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Added by Jacqui Manini on March 22, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

Sustainability and Your Employees: Part 1

Want to help your business forge a path toward sustainable practices?  Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt has an excellent framework to help you. Listen below to part 1 of a 2-part interview series with Dr. Robèrt and Realized Worth’s very own Chris Jarvis.…

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Added by Chris Jarvis on February 1, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

A tale of two realities

I attended two entirely different Washington D.C. aid industry events yesterday.

The first was a Society for International Development panel entitled, “M&E in the For-Profit and Non-Profit Sectors: Differences and Shared Advantages” and the second was “…

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Added by Jennifer Lentfer on December 14, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Let's not let the status quo sink society

This is the first of two major articles I will provide this month as my changing what's normal newsletter. You can sign-up to receive my newsletter here.

As a reward for signing up I will be able to offer you free premium membership to CEO Online, valued at $198 per annum.



Often when I work long term with a client I have an office at their premises and usually I leave quotes… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on August 31, 2011 at 8:09pm — No Comments

100 Companies Help with Pakistan Flood Relief, Featured in Times Square

A BCLC Blog by Kitty Taylor



Announced today during a guest appearance at the NASDAQ closing bell ceremony, BCLC's Stephen Jordan says 100 different companies have stepped up with aid pledges in response to the historic, devastating floods in Pakistan.

Many of these companies don't even have significant operations in Pakistan, making the scale of the private sector response even more compelling.…



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Added by David Martel on November 10, 2010 at 10:05pm — No Comments

Brainsbook on Networking: Editorial by Tom Merilahti

“It is the function of creative people to perceive relations between thoughts, or things, or forms of expressions that seem utterly different, and to be able to Connect the seemingly Unconnected”. –William Plomer



SELF-ORGANIZING-SYSTEMS (S.O.S.)



Watch a large flock of birds in flight in the city. It is a liquid mass of self-propelling feathers. The flock swoops, dives and turns on a mark, before settling en masse on another roof.



Who gives the… Continue

Added by Tom Merilahti on October 15, 2009 at 9:36am — No Comments

Two weeks isn't enough, by Paula Hunt

I came to Jinja, Uganda with the excitement that I would learn a tremendous amount about subjects such as Uganda history, economics, politics, and social and cultural practices by interacting with my host organization, host family, fellow FSD interns and co-workers, and locals whom I would come across.



I also eagerly anticipated working in an unfamiliar business line (micro-finance and… Continue

Added by Mary on October 13, 2008 at 7:50pm — No Comments

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