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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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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...

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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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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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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...

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