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Voting Matters: What Can The Private Sector Do?-image

October 27, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

Voting Matters: What Can The Private Sector Do?

Each company today has unique values, yet we are united by shared beliefs when it comes to the preservation of our democracy. As business leaders, we are committed to strengthening our democracy by encouraging nonpartisan voter participation and access.

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The Global Goals Studio: Fostering Partnerships To Achieve The SDGs-image

October 23, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

The Global Goals Studio: Fostering Partnerships To Achieve The SDGs

Global Goals Week 2020 marked the start of the decade of action to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The UN aimed to use this moment to re-energize and re-commit the international community to achieve the goals....

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Closing Wealth And Health Gaps With Speed, Intentionality And Real Insistence-image

October 23, 2020 | The Impact Executive

Closing Wealth And Health Gaps With Speed, Intentionality And Real Insistence

This summer, LISC has seen a $55 million grant from home improvement retailer Lowe’s to boost entrepreneurs of color and rural businesses, a $25 million investment from Netflix to support Black-owned financial institutions, and others.

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MYTH BUSTING: The Racial Wealth Gap-image

October 20, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

MYTH BUSTING: The Racial Wealth Gap

There is an enormous wealth gap in the U.S. between White and Black Americans today. With this gap come many dangerous misconceptions for the reasons behind the trend. These fallacies are dangerous because they take the focus away from the...

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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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There Is No Such Thing As Work-Life Balance. Or Is There?-image

September 1, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

There Is No Such Thing As Work-Life Balance. Or Is There?

How business leaders can better support employees managing working remotely during a pandemic.  Let’s face it, we’ve all been there before, sitting in an interview and the topic of work-life balance comes up in conversation. “Define what work-life balance means for...

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From Big Oil To Big Energy-image

August 27, 2020 | Makayla Canfield

From Big Oil To Big Energy

Has the plunge in demand for oil caused by the pandemic fixed the climate crisis? Definitely not. But it has accelerated the oil industry’s plans to shift away from fossil fuels and carve out a future in clean energy. Bernard...

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

August 20, 2020 | Alex Davis

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 | Anne Brady

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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We Can — And Must — Talk About Mental Health-image

August 18, 2020 | Makayla Canfield

We Can — And Must — Talk About Mental Health

Annie Dillard once said, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” Whether we agree with it or not, our jobs have an immense impact on our lives. Americans spend a lot of time and energy every day working....

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Events In The New Normal: A Multi Faceted & Multi Platform Approach-image

August 11, 2020 | Karina Garibay

Events In The New Normal: A Multi Faceted & Multi Platform Approach

Silver linings may feel few and far between these days. In the world of live events, Covid-19 forced everyone to find innovative ways to connect and take creative to new levels. The gleaming aesthetics and expensive sets of live events grew into to hostage-like zoom calls as events production rapidly turned virtual.   2020 has brought forth a new normal that...

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Corporate America: Are You Still Listening?-image

August 3, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

Corporate America: Are You Still Listening?

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the lives of many across the globe — and as social, economic, and political events continue to pose challenges to our nation — the need for more corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming apparent each...

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