Recipe for ROI: Four Ingredients to Organize Employee Volunteer Programs with SDG Impact
May 05 | Manu Juneja, Global Volunteering Manager, GSK | Comments (0)
This is a new kind of year for GSK and the PULSE volunteering program. First, we’re creating different volunteering options for our employees worldwide to fit with the various interests and needs of all stakeholders across the globe. Second, we’re now applying a fresh lens to our work through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and specifically Global Goals 3 and 4 that focus on promoting health and education.
Kim Field, Jennifer
The Role of the Private Sector in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
January 06 | Jennifer Kim Field, Vice President, Global Partnerships | Comments (0)
This year will mark the milestone conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—a global framework for development since 2000 that has improved the lives of millions. From cutting global poverty in half to more children in school than ever before, the MDGs showed us how rallying around a common set of goals can make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities across the world.
How Corporate Foundations Are Innovating for Social Impact
January 03 | Cathy Moscardini, Senior Researcher, Corporate Citizenship | Comments (0)
In times of tumultuous change with so many political uncertainties and big global challenges, companies are questioning what role they want to play in their local and global communities. Some corporations answer this question by setting up a corporate foundation. Our new research suggests that some foundations are fast-becoming the leaders in social innovation. We call them the “Game Changers.”
Q&A with Tara Abrahams: Glamour Magazine Engages Companies in The Girl Project to Advance Girls’ Education Worldwide
May 24 | Tara Abrahams, Executive Director, The Girl Project | Comments (0)
Tara Abrahams leads The Girl Project at Glamour Magazine to help companies connect with their customers and create a philanthropic legacy by investing in girls’ education. In this Q&A, Abrahams describes how The Girl Project transforms the lives of girls
Aggarwal, Vinod K.
Of Clean Toilets and Competitive Economies
June 26 | Vinod K. Aggarwal, Professor with Appointments in the Political Science Department and Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley | Comments (0)
How is winning in markets about clean toilets? The point is that getting service processes right is difficult, and not many do it well. Singapore seems to have what it takes to succeed: the right culture to foster human software.
How Companies Can Attract the Best College Talent
May 09 | Sanjeev Agrawal, CEO and Co-Founder, Collegefeed | Comments (0)
Over the past year, my firm Collegefeed met with more than 300 companies to understand their college hiring strategies and tactics — from employers with large university hiring infrastructures to recently funded start-ups looking to hire fresh grads, interns, and young alum.
Director Notes: Corporate Social Responsibility in India
August 28 | Melissa Aguilar, Researcher, Corporate Leadership, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
In a July Giving Thoughts post, KPMG’s Anita Whitehead highlighted some of the finer details of the revisions to the India Companies Act and what they mean for corporate social responsibility (CSR) in India. There is little coverage of the benefits and drawbacks of mandatory CSR requirements such as those introduced in India. But the latest edition of Giving Thoughts’ sister publication, Director Notes, attempts to change that. The publication is available as a free PDF download.