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The Role of Business in Addressing the Sustainable Development Goals-image

November 5, 2021 | Handshake

The Role of Business in Addressing the Sustainable Development Goals

This post was co-authored by Kindred – The Membership for Socially Responsible Leaders. This year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) spotlighted the need for cross-sector collaboration to get back on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The disruptive...

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Perseverance, Resilience, Courage: Innovative Leadership during COVID-19-image

September 23, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Perseverance, Resilience, Courage: Innovative Leadership during COVID-19

Megha Desai, President of the Desai Foundation, embodies what it means to be an Impact Executive, in more ways than one. As a dedicated leader, with a background in advertising, Megha uses her knowledge in social responsibility to help others by elevating the health and well-being...

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Impact Executive Spotlight: Airbnb Responds to the Current Situation in Afghanistan-image

August 30, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Impact Executive Spotlight: Airbnb Responds to the Current Situation in Afghanistan

“The displacement and resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U.S. and elsewhere is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time. We feel a responsibility to step up,” – Brian Chesky, CEO, Airbnb  The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has prompted a global...

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Meek Mill and REFORM Alliance Receive PTTOW! Nelson Mandela Changemaker Award-image

August 17, 2021 | Handshake

Meek Mill and REFORM Alliance Receive PTTOW! Nelson Mandela Changemaker Award

Rap star and social activist Meek Mill has received the Nelson Mandela Changemaker Award, given by  PTTOW! (Plan to Take on the World) an invitation-only community for CEOs, chief marketing officers and icons.  The Nelson Mandela Changemaker Award recognizes individuals who...

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Making Rescue Robotics a Reality-image

July 27, 2021 | Jacqueline Zegler

Making Rescue Robotics a Reality

Robots are an expense many governments cannot afford in disaster situations. Partnerships between public safety departments and private engineering firms may be able to fix that.

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Carl Nassib and the NFL’s Commitment to Equality-image

July 20, 2021 | Harrison Egbers

Carl Nassib and the NFL’s Commitment to Equality

Carl Nassib stands as a symbol that you can achieve your dream at the same time as being authentically true to yourself, while the NFL’s response highlights the progression of acceptance by the private sector and cultural leaders.

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The Generation Equality Forum And The Private Sector’s $40 Billion Commitment-image

July 17, 2021 | Nessa Garcia

The Generation Equality Forum And The Private Sector’s $40 Billion Commitment

The Generation Equality Forum in Paris, France, was a global convening co-hosted by UN Women and the governments of Mexico and France, focused on accelerating the progress of Gender Equality. The event marked the most significant gender equality gathering since the 1995 Women’s...

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Garment Workers: The Heart and Soul of Fashion-image

July 15, 2021 | Makayla Canfield

Garment Workers: The Heart and Soul of Fashion

Without garment workers, there is no fashion. Fashion and human rights are inextricably linked. COVID-19 created significant setbacks for garment workers in the fashion industry in the fight for preserving their rights, significantly increasing fashion’s impact on people and the...

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Building a Diverse and Inclusive Culture Across Industries-image

July 12, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Building a Diverse and Inclusive Culture Across Industries

Sherina Edwards, President and CEO of INTREN, articulates the need to build a more diverse and inclusive culture not only within her company but across her industry while also reflecting back on her career as an Impact Executive.

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Faith in Action: GSF’s Vaccines for All-image

June 28, 2021 | Handshake

Faith in Action: GSF’s Vaccines for All

The Global Solidarity Fund (GSF) last month spotlighted issues to be addressed as well as promising innovations in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to those who are most vulnerable and marginalized in our world. The roundtable discussion, Vaccines for All: Unique...

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The Ultimate Guide to Global Social Impact Events-image

June 24, 2021 | Maggie Stimpson

The Ultimate Guide to Global Social Impact Events

There are key moments throughout the year that corporations in the social impact space must be tracking to stay relevant. These are the places where visibility of social impact strategies and initiatives is the strongest. It is where the convening...

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Listen Up! Podcasts that Inspire AND Inform You-image

June 23, 2021 | Handshake

Listen Up! Podcasts that Inspire AND Inform You

Many of us rely on podcasts to learn about new topics, stay informed, and get inspired. For those who consider themselves social impact enthusiasts or just curious learners, podcasts have become a platform that offer the latest updates and insights...

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