October 2011 Blog Posts (70)

Innovation or problem solving? is a great question to ask often

This weeks sparkenation.

The problem with solving a problem means that mostly that means a return to the status quo. Innovation on the other hand, changes what’s normal.

Next time you have a problem ask, Will solving this return the situation to what was previously normal? If your answer is yes ask, How can I turn this problem into an opportunity to do what’s never been done before as well as remove the cause of the problem in the first place?

Most problem solving fails…


Added by Ian Berry on October 31, 2011 at 1:22 — No Comments

The Radically Engaged Business - An Interview with Paul Marchand, Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, PepsiCo

Paul Marchand, Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, PepsiCo sat down for an interview at the 6thannual Edelman Change Summit highlighting Best Practices in Internal Communications which took place October 6th in New York, NY.

The theme of this year’s Summit was The Radically Engaged Business: Creating a Culture Energized Through Citizenship.  The day included an excellent array of guest speakers who shared their own unique experiences and…


Added by David Martel on October 30, 2011 at 2:41 — No Comments

Global business leaders call on peers to ‘do well by doing good’



Added by member on October 29, 2011 at 2:30 — No Comments

Out of poverty and into profit: Are development partnerships a force for good?


Photo: Banking on Change / Tine Frank


Added by Christine Svarer on October 28, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

How can entrepreneurs give back to the local community?

There are more black owned businesses and black entrepreneurs than ever, but they often move away from the neighbourhoods where they grew up and where they are most needed. There was an article about this in the …


Added by Rhoda Wilson on October 27, 2011 at 15:26 — No Comments

WANTED: Investors in social impact start-up business ventures

The header sounds familiar to the experienced impact investors, nonprofit organizations, development banks, investment funds and many more in the field of business and poverty alleviation.


The purpose of this blog is to share my experience and views on bridging the gap between a business opportunity, the inclusion of the BoP and the social investors that can make it possible.



Added by Pedro Eikelenboom on October 27, 2011 at 13:21 — No Comments

What Is Integrated Reporting?


Added by David Martel on October 27, 2011 at 2:14 — No Comments

Job Opportunity: TRAIDLINKS - UGANDA



Dear Colleagues


I wanted to let you know about 3 exciting Job Opportunities in Uganda - details attached. See Career Opportunities  for more details or attached advert …


Added by Fiona Shera on October 26, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

The Annual Giving Campaign: 6 Tips for Success

Here are Microsoft's six recommendations to increase employee engagement in your company's next annual giving campaign.



Added by Chris Jarvis on October 26, 2011 at 3:30 — No Comments

San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce Hosts Third Annual Gala Event

The San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 3rd Annual Celebration, “A Taste of the Bay Area”…


Added by David Martel on October 26, 2011 at 3:10 — No Comments

Volunteerism, Employee Engagement and the Bottom Line – Deloitte Insights Video

If millennials ─ employees between the ages of 21 and 35 ─ frequently participate in company-sponsored volunteer programs, they are more likely to feel a strong connection and sense of belonging at work, according to the 2011 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey.  It all adds up to a discernable difference for…


Added by David Martel on October 25, 2011 at 3:03 — No Comments

Speed dating between social entrepreneurs, companies & investors, 26 November, Delhi

Speed dating for 4bn

1430-1530 hours

Saturday, 26 November, 2011



Sustainability Solutions: Summit & Exhibition

25-26 November, 2011


Speed dating session

The CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development is organising a speed dating session between social enterprises, and investors and companies. The purpose of the session is to facilitate business…


Added by Sachin Joshi on October 24, 2011 at 11:27 — No Comments

Meet Andualem Sisay: Freelancer Reporter & Managing Editor, Africa Renewal, New Business Ethiopia


BFP: What do you do?…


Added by team on October 24, 2011 at 10:30 — No Comments

A New Private Sector Partnership to Share Business Skills


Added by member on October 24, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

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