Powering Up The Green Economy- President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate: Key Takeaways For The Private Sector-image

April 27, 2021 | Handshake

Powering Up The Green Economy- President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate: Key Takeaways For The Private Sector

Handshake has prepared this analysis of last week's White House climate summit, which marked a step change from previous administrations—and a clear path through the COP summit later this year, towards new regulation, investment and even legislation.

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Empowering Reads for Women’s History Month-image

March 8, 2021 | Handshake

Empowering Reads for Women’s History Month

Here is a list of our favorite books written by women for women.

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How Can Women In Existing Leadership Roles Pave The Way For The Next Generation Of Female Executives?-image

March 2, 2021 | Handshake

How Can Women In Existing Leadership Roles Pave The Way For The Next Generation Of Female Executives?

 “Women coming into leadership roles is still an exception rather than the norm and there is a true issue associated with gender stereotypes and the image of leadership roles – this is where we need to start.”   Dina DiLorenzo, Chief...

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How Social Entrepreneurs Reimagine Business and Leadership-image

February 17, 2021 | Handshake

How Social Entrepreneurs Reimagine Business and Leadership

In honor of Black History Month, The Impact Executive is highlighting a diverse group of Social Entrepreneurs who are committed to creating innovative and sustainable solutions in education, tourism, food waste, energy, and agriculture through their business models. Join us...

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Inspirational Reads for Black History Month-image

February 10, 2021 | Handshake

Inspirational Reads for Black History Month

With just over a week into Black History Month 2021, we’re dedicating this time to celebrate the voices that continue to pave the path towards a more just society for African Americans across the United States. This year, we’re sharing...

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Speaking Softly and Carrying a Big Green Stick: Yellen, Treasury & The Power of Soft Diplomacy-image

January 22, 2021 | Handshake

Speaking Softly and Carrying a Big Green Stick: Yellen, Treasury & The Power of Soft Diplomacy

As Janet Yellen is expected to pass confirmation as the next Treasury secretary, her plans for climate change represent a new approach for an inter-governmental solution to address climate change. Her support for a carbon tax has been well documented...

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October 30, 2020 | Handshake

Celebrating A Commitment To Democracy

The election workforce, these public servants provide a critical frontline role, working up to 16 hours per day to ensure polls are staffed and every ballot is counted.

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Business Transformation: A Field Guide for Builders, Social Champions and Changing the World-image

September 30, 2020 | Handshake

Business Transformation: A Field Guide for Builders, Social Champions and Changing the World

Dr. Karan Giotra of Cornell University recently wrote a paper, co-sponsored by Handshake, titled: “Business Transformation: A Field Guide for Builders, Social Champions and Changing the World”. The premise of the paper is that business activities that cause significant harm...

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ESG Investing Needs Clear, Smart Regulation—And Fast-image

August 20, 2020 | Handshake

ESG Investing Needs Clear, Smart Regulation—And Fast

The incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into investment decisions is a popular, evidence-backed strategy to reduce risk. Yet some regulators remain wary of ESG, putting the continued growth of sustainable investing in doubt. For example, the U.S....

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The Buzz Behind More Than A Vote-image

August 19, 2020 | Handshake

The Buzz Behind More Than A Vote

“Change isn’t made by watching from the sidelines.”- More Than a Vote’s motto More Than a Vote – a nonprofit started by a coalition of prominent Black athletes and artists – was recently launched to address systemic, targeted voter suppression...

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The Business Case For Disability Inclusion-image

July 28, 2020 | Handshake

The Business Case For Disability Inclusion

As calls for reform and racial justice continue to upend American politics, other minority groups are raising their voices for change. July marks thirty years since the Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law yet disabled persons are still...

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The Music Industry: Standing Up For Racial Inequality-image

July 9, 2020 | Handshake

The Music Industry: Standing Up For Racial Inequality

All industries are facing intense pressure to address racial inequality and the music industry is no exception. In addition to a $1M donation to Color of Change, The Recording Academy is also partnering with the civil rights nonprofit to roll...

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