Social Impact, Scooters & SXSW-image

April 1, 2019 | Handshake

Social Impact, Scooters & SXSW

This year at SXSW in Austin, Handshake kicked off the week by presenting the official SXSW Social & Global Impact Opening Party on Friday, March 8 in collaboration with The Rockefeller Foundation. The event gathered hundreds of influencers, storytellers, and...

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Learnings from Milken-image

May 14, 2018 | Handshake

Learnings from Milken

Sometimes referred to as the “Davos of the West,” each year the Milken Global Conference brings together the world’s leading financiers, politicians, economists, and philanthropists to “effect real change and tackle the world’s greatest challenges.”  The 2018 Conference theme “Navigating...

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More than Tacos and Beer –SXSW Gives Us Hope-image

March 20, 2018 | Handshake

More than Tacos and Beer –SXSW Gives Us Hope

Each year, brands, influencers and innovators convene in Austin for the smorgasbord of events, panels, films and concerts know familiarly as “South By.” The SXSW conference has built a reputation over the years as a tech-inspired and forward-thinking convening, bringing...

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Translating the Passion of Davos into Enduring Influence-image

February 7, 2018 | Handshake

Translating the Passion of Davos into Enduring Influence

During our four days at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, we were struck by the mindset of the private sector. In conversation after conversation, those in the private sector held two very strong beliefs: First, a recognition...

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Riding the Wave at Davos-image

November 16, 2017 | Handshake

Riding the Wave at Davos

Attending an event like the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland can feel like a return to the school yard blended with innovative makers fair. There are so many interesting conversations happening, you don’t know which one to...

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Handshake and Partners Kick off The Future of the Girl-image

October 11, 2017 | Handshake

Handshake and Partners Kick off The Future of the Girl

Here at Handshake, we believe that opening pathways for women to realize their full potential is essential to bring about positive change in the world. We have partners and clients that feel the same way and this year, we’re excited...

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“Better is Good”: Reflecting on UN Global Goals Week 2017-image

October 4, 2017 | Handshake

“Better is Good”: Reflecting on UN Global Goals Week 2017

Spending last week in New York with the Handshake team for UN Global Goals Week provided countless opportunities to hear inspiring, informative ideas from global leaders. But the phrase that has stuck the most from the week was one uttered...

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Forward-Looking Corporate Leaders Shouldn’t Sit Out Global Goals Week-image

September 21, 2017 | Handshake

Forward-Looking Corporate Leaders Shouldn’t Sit Out Global Goals Week

Complex global problems require complex solutions – and it’s rare that such solutions are achieved today without significant collaboration across issues and sectors. As the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) convenes and fuels Global Goals Week, corporate, nonprofit, academic, political,...

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