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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,...

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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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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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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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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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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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December 2, 2020 | Simone Singh

The Role of Social Entrepreneurship Throughout The Pandemic

Social entrepreneurs are paving the way towards solutions, and with the help of global corporations there is an opportunity to not only redefine philanthropy but also build a more equitable world.

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Can Gen Z Empower Businesses To Prioritize Social Impact?-image

November 25, 2020 | Neha Sodhi

Can Gen Z Empower Businesses To Prioritize Social Impact?

Did you know Gen Z has a buying power of more than $140 billion and and will be the largest consumer segment in the economy by 2023? Gen Z embodies unique purchasing values and feels empowered to act upon them.

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