Asia Blogs

2017

  1. How Companies Can Recruit and Retain the Best and Most Diverse Workforces by Offering Board-Matching Programs
    Employees are more likely to work and stay at companies that help match them to nonprofit boards in addition to providing funds to the nonprofits where they serve. This is one of the most powerful findings of Better World Leadership: The Nonprofit Board Leadership Study, released last month.
    (Giving Thoughts Blog, December 2017)

  2. Companies Can, and Should, Address Sexual Misconduct No Matter Where It Happens
    The past few weeks have seen an extraordinary increase in awareness, and acknowledgement, that sexual assault, harassment, coercion, and improprieties happen in the workplace with appalling frequency, and that perpetrators must be held accountable by their employers and by society. I hope that it will now be much, much harder for any American workplace to turn a blind eye (or worse) when an employee raises such an allegation.
    (Giving Thoughts Blog, December 2017)

  3. Marketers Reluctantly Coming to Terms with their Role in Fake News Crisis
    A new study by the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) shows that while marketers are now aware of their inadvertent participation, they are ambivalent about what ought to change—and are reluctant to alter their own business practices.
    (Society for New Communications Research Blog, December 2017)

  4. Entrepreneurs Are the New Aid in Africa
    The Conference Board’s Global CSR and Philanthropy Council met in Accra, Ghana, in November to discuss corporate social responsibility in sub-Saharan Africa.
    (Giving Thoughts Blog, December 2017)

  5. CEOs Must Do These 3 Things To Turbocharge Innovation
    Across the globe, one business challenge has the ear of CEOs like few others: innovation. Six in 10 surveyed executives think the chance to avoid falling behind their competitors has passed. Much of the anxiety from today’s business environment ties back to their commitment – or lack thereof – to innovation.
    (Global Economy Center Blog, November 2017)

  6. 10 Takeaways from the 2017 Lisboa Web Summit
    Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending the renowned Web Summit in Lisboa. While this four-day festival of ideas produced an endless stream of takeaways, here are my top ten...
    (Global Economy Center Blog, November 2017)

  7. What Does It Take to Build Strong Relationships?
    Over the past 20 years, the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) community has championed the idea that strong relationships with nonprofit partners matter. GEO’s research shows that grantmakers who are more connected to their grantees are more likely to provide the type of support that nonprofits need to succeed — things like capacity-building support and multi-year, general operating support.
    (Giving Thoughts Blog, November 2017)

  8. Should You Place Your Trust in the Mainstream Media?
    The results of a survey published last month suggest that journalists believe fake news is creating new trust in traditional media around the world. According to the 2017 Ogilvy Media Influence survey, traditional media was found to be the most trusted news source globally by 52 percent of journalists surveyed across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
    (Society for New Communications Research Blog, November 2017)

  9. Award-Winning Examples of Companies Supporting the Arts
    The arts are an economic driver. According to the Arts & Economic Prosperity study, released by Americans for the Arts, the nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $166.3 billion of economic activity during 2015, which comprised $63.8 billion in spending by arts and cultural organizations and an additional $102.5 billion in audience spending.
    (Giving Thoughts Blog, November 2017)

  10. Measurement Lessons Learned from Cisco, Southwest, and Exeter Hospital
    Last month, Paine Publishing hosted the Summit on the Future of Communications Measurement. Here, we present three case studies from the summit that highlight the three major themes that ran through every conversation.
    (Society for New Communications Research Blog, November 2017)