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How Social Entrepreneurs Reimagine Business and Leadership-image

February 17, 2021 | Handshake

How Social Entrepreneurs Reimagine Business and Leadership

In honor of Black History Month, The Impact Executive is highlighting a diverse group of Social Entrepreneurs who are committed to creating innovative and sustainable solutions in education, tourism, food waste, energy, and agriculture through their business models. Join us...

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Inspirational Reads for Black History Month-image

February 10, 2021 | Handshake

Inspirational Reads for Black History Month

With just over a week into Black History Month 2021, we’re dedicating this time to celebrate the voices that continue to pave the path towards a more just society for African Americans across the United States. This year, we’re sharing...

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Speaking Softly and Carrying a Big Green Stick: Yellen, Treasury & The Power of Soft Diplomacy-image

January 22, 2021 | Handshake

Speaking Softly and Carrying a Big Green Stick: Yellen, Treasury & The Power of Soft Diplomacy

As Janet Yellen is expected to pass confirmation as the next Treasury secretary, her plans for climate change represent a new approach for an inter-governmental solution to address climate change. Her support for a carbon tax has been well documented...

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What is the Davos Agenda?-image

January 20, 2021 | Neha Sodhi

What is the Davos Agenda?

Since 1971, the World Economic Forum has brought together global leaders to its annual meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. For more than 50 years, the annual meeting has served as a trusted platform where leaders from business, government, international organizations, civil society and academia convene...

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A Reminder of Global Cooperation: The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, in 2021-image

January 14, 2021 | Makayla Canfield

A Reminder of Global Cooperation: The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, in 2021

As we look to build back better in the wake of the pandemic, there could be no better time to rebuild trust and reassess priorities together.

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For Diverse Boardrooms-image

December 30, 2020 | Karina Garibay

For Diverse Boardrooms

Neither boardrooms nor C-suites have been widely represented by women, minorities or LGBTQ+. This long-standing culture of board composition stems from structural cultural barriers to unconscious bias.   The thinking that women are not supposed to be in those roles and that for a group of people to be effective and successful, there must...

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Purpose-Driven Leaders Think Differently:   Boosting Employees’ Mental Health During a Pandemic-image

December 29, 2020 | Sarah Weatherby

Purpose-Driven Leaders Think Differently: Boosting Employees’ Mental Health During a Pandemic

Three simple practices that purpose-driven leaders can adopt now to boost employees’ mental health during the pandemic.  COVID-19 has placed a spotlight on the ongoing mental health crisis. While the pandemic continues to pose challenges to communities across the globe, many business leaders are in a position to create tangible solutions to address the common hardships of mental health, especially in the workplace. ...

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How the Private-Sector is Solving the Climate Crisis-image

December 28, 2020 | Simone Singh

How the Private-Sector is Solving the Climate Crisis

2020 has been a challenging year for all, but it has also led to many important milestones for the private sector. As we begin the so-called Decade of Action to achieve the UN’s sustainable development goals, the private sector is stepping up...

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Empowering Consumers Through Carbon Labeling-image

December 22, 2020 | Julia Cox

Empowering Consumers Through Carbon Labeling

Recent studies have shown that across all generations, consumers expect retailers and brands to become more sustainable.   Many consumers, especially those who are considered Gen Z and Millennials are even willing to spend more money on a product they believe is sustainable. But it...

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Breaking Down the Shifting Landscape of ESG-image

December 16, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

Breaking Down the Shifting Landscape of ESG

The way most companies discuss this new realm is under the framework of ESG. ESG has become the recognizable buzz acronym for social impact in the business world.

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Is Learning The New Pension?-image

December 15, 2020 | Karina Garibay

Is Learning The New Pension?

“If you know stuff and can demonstrate that you know stuff and have been upskilling yourself with online training to do the task that we need, you’re hired.” – Ravi Kumar New York Times opinion columnist, Thomas L. Friedman warns...

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Diversity Drives Success In Times Of Crisis-image

December 9, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

Diversity Drives Success In Times Of Crisis

Diversity pushes companies to be open-minded and promotes a more complete outlook on business strategy.

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