Public Private Partnership Highlight: Samsung and UNDP-image

March 11, 2021 | Maggie Stimpson

Public Private Partnership Highlight: Samsung and UNDP

Samsung and the United Nations Development Programme have teamed up to generate change and movement towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Their effort highlights the power of partnerships in helping deliver on the SDGs and the unique role the private sector can play in leveraging its network and reach to make a...

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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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“With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All”-image

June 3, 2020 | JR Kerr

“With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All”

These last few days have been painfully hard on our communities and our country. Racist abuse, violence and murders are not new but these issues are immediate and impossible to ignore. It’s long past time for us all to do the...

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Taking A Stand On Black Lives Matter Is Corporate Social Responsibility-image

June 2, 2020 | Handshake

Taking A Stand On Black Lives Matter Is Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporations have traditionally shied away from taking a public stance on racial injustice and police violence. It’s been common for companies to view the Black Lives Matter movement as potentially ‘polarizing’ for their main stakeholders. A recent piece by The New York Times states,...

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May 29, 2020 | Julia Cox

We’re All In This Together

As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, during a time that experts have called  “the most psychologically toxic disaster in anyone’s lifetime,” it is easy to focus on the negative. But experiencing this shared trauma has brought awareness to the...

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May 28, 2020 | Petra Dizdar

Building Back More #Equal

In recent weeks, we have seen an increased number of public pleas from cross-sector leaders advocating for governments, businesses and nonprofits to ensure that this pandemic, among other things, does not erase the progress the world has made on gender equality.  From UN Secretary...

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May 18, 2020 | Makayla Canfield

High-Tech Tackling The Climate Crisis

Intel, the global computing giant, just released its 2030 Strategy and Goals, outlining its next decade of shared corporate responsibility, and building on Intel’s ongoing commitments.   Intel is undertaking three specific global challenges to:  Revolutionize health and safety with technology Make technology fully inclusive and expand...

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May 15, 2020 | Handshake

Kindness, Compassion and Empathy: Vital During the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a large toll on most people’s physical and mental well-being. In times of hardship, when we are challenged the most, it is the way we respond that defines us. Now more than ever, it’s vital...

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