May 2014 Blog Posts (51)

Getting Intentional: Cross-sector Partnerships, Business, and the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda

Photo: Cambodia ©2011 Jerry Galea/World Vision…

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Added by Mike Wisheart on May 28, 2014 at 11:00 — 3 Comments


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Pauline Verhaeghe: Network At Work: The Power Of A Valuable Network

By Pauline Verhaeghe, Community Engagement Associate At Ashoka And Co-founder…

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Added by Ashoka on May 27, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

What Are You Doing at 3pm on Monday?

 

memorial day weekend bbq Everyone knows that Memorial Day is the unofficially official kickoff to summer.  Bring on the beach (if it’s near), head to the mall for those awesome deals and fire up the grill for some burgers and beer.  The fun frenzy often obscures the actual purpose of the holiday.  In fact,…

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 26, 2014 at 6:34 — No Comments

Meet Mike Wisheart: Senior Advisor, Corporate Engagement, World Vision International

BFP: What do you do?

MW: It's a role with a lot…

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Added by team on May 25, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments


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How Business Must Rethink Its Role in Education

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Added by Meghan Ennes on May 23, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments

Alexa Roscoe: Hanging By A Thread: Workers’ Rights And Lives

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Added by member on May 23, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Shubha Jayaram: Three Ways To Bridge The Employability Gap In The Developing World

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Added by member on May 23, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments

I Heart SF: How a Community Reinvented Itself

I love SF San Francisco’s tech elite has experienced a disastrous PR crisis as of late.  With its steady encroachment visible everywhere - from Google buses to skyrocketing rents - there’s a perception that the tech elite have stomped on the very soul of the city on the bay, forcing the closure of iconic landmarks, pushing out longtime residents, and bringing a sense of exclusivity to a once-modest community that always took pride in its inclusiveness.  The economic…

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 23, 2014 at 6:03 — No Comments

GLOBAL VALUE: get involved in the Expert Crowd and contribute to improving the ways we measure and manage impact

Expert Crowds, given certain conditions, can outsmart even the smartest single expert. Businesses, futurologists and innovators have relied on crowds to solve the most complex of problems and create the most innovative of solutions.

GLOBAL VALUE, one…

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Added by Adele Wiman on May 21, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

John Paul: Profit Follows Purpose

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Added by member on May 20, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

Why Mid-Sized Businesses Should Prioritize Employee-Led Philanthropy

 

companies can take charge of mental illness to keep employees healthy an 282 386110 0 14082217 500 400x331 Mid-sized businesses - often defined as organizations with 100 to 5000 employees - comprise 26% of U.S. businesses, according to the Midmarket Institute.  And yet, despite their numbers, mid-sized businesses are often overlooked in discussions about employee volunteer and giving programs.  The big corporations are more typically the ones that have…

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 20, 2014 at 6:53 — No Comments

Zahid Torres-Rahman and Lewis Temple: Announcing the Business Fights Poverty Design Expo 2014

By Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founder and Director, Business Fights Poverty, and Lewis Temple, CEO, iDE UK

 

A creative revolution is underway around the design of products and services that…

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Added by member on May 19, 2014 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

Meet Dave Prescott: Strategic Communications Consultant, TPI



BFP: What do you do?

DP: At an international level I do…

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Added by team on May 19, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Peter Sands: Banking On Africa - Standard Chartered's Social and Economic Impact

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Added by member on May 15, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

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