The planet needs partners.-image

December 8, 2021 | JR Kerr

The planet needs partners.

The final COP26 agreement was announced on November 13, wrapping two weeks of negotiations, dialogues, and convenings in Glasgow, Scotland. Handshake was proud to be on ground with our partners last month, creating opportunities for the private sector to advance solutions, partnerships,...

Read More
From Impact to Chief Impact Officer-image

June 11, 2021 | Simone Singh

From Impact to Chief Impact Officer

Prince Harry made headlines when he decided to join BetterUp Inc., a growing coaching and mental health firm, as the firm’s first Chief Impact Officer. While this C-suite role isn’t new by any means, it is innovative in the private...

Read More
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...

Read More
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.

Read More
For Diverse Boardrooms-image

December 30, 2020 | Handshake

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...

Read More
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.

Read More
Integrating Stakeholder Capitalism: Lessons from Japan-image

November 23, 2020 | Maggie Stimpson

Integrating Stakeholder Capitalism: Lessons from Japan

Japan provides a prime model for stakeholder capitalism and the integration of thoughtful stakeholder leadership into its corporations.

Read More