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How The Private Sector Can Stand Up To Stop #AAPI Hate-image

May 27, 2021 | Simone Singh

How The Private Sector Can Stand Up To Stop #AAPI Hate

In 1992 Congress designated May as National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the US. This year we should consider how leaders, companies, and communities can become better...

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Everyday Life Shouldn’t Be Treated Like A Crime-image

May 11, 2021 | Kathleen Ralston

Everyday Life Shouldn’t Be Treated Like A Crime

Did you know every four minutes, someone on probation or parole is sent to prison for a technical violation, NOT for committing any sort of crime? There are currently 6.6M people in the US justice system and 4.5M of them...

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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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Having Courage to Lead Change with Anna Klein-image

April 26, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Having Courage to Lead Change with Anna Klein

“For anyone, hoping to make impact, you have to be able to look at your job through the lens of being in service of the organization you are working for and the society that you are living in.” Anna Klein,...

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Resiliency In The Wake Of Covid-19 Through Corporate Sustainability-image

April 20, 2021 | Olivia Waldron

Resiliency In The Wake Of Covid-19 Through Corporate Sustainability

Adobe has used its creative technology for sustainable solutions to lead on climate. Corporate commitments and efforts can help keep sustainability on the agenda.

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Pivoting Passion to Impact-Driven Work-image

March 26, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Pivoting Passion to Impact-Driven Work

“The lesson is about opening yourself up to the possibilities. Because for me when I did that, and I put myself in a situation where I could be connected with a lot of different people, ideas, voices, it led me...

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Getting Women Back to Work-image

March 24, 2021 | Julia Cox

Getting Women Back to Work

For women, the pandemic has caused a staggering loss of jobs.

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Closing The Gender Gap With PEAs-image

March 22, 2021 | Handshake

Closing The Gender Gap With PEAs

To achieve equal pay for women, companies need to pay their employees fairly. Many employees are no

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Women in the Workforce: The Shift from Glass-Ceiling to Labyrinth of Leadership-image

March 15, 2021 | Maggie Stimpson

Women in the Workforce: The Shift from Glass-Ceiling to Labyrinth of Leadership

The Glass-Ceiling metaphor ignores the barriers and inequalities women face in every step of their career, suggesting it is an inaccurate touchstone

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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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Meet the Women Leading the Initiatives-image

March 8, 2021 | The Impact Executive

Meet the Women Leading the Initiatives

In honor Women’s History Month, Handshake is proud to highlight female executives committed to innovating, inspiring, and solving some of the world’s most pressing societal challenges.

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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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