Category Archives: Education

Two Companies Collaborate around Shared Desired Outcome to Build the Workforce of Tomorrow

First published on The Conference Board Giving Thoughts Blog on November 30, 2016 We often talk cross-sector collaboration, but we don’t often hear about companies working together to solve a social problem. CH2M and Dow are doing just that. Interestingly, they count … Continue reading

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Europe: External and Internal Forces Shaping a New Era for CSR and Corporate Philanthropy

The Conference Board’s Global Social Investing Council, of which I am the program director, held its autumn meeting in London. The meeting’s theme was: “Europe: External and Internal Forces Shaping a New Era.” Our objective was to provide members of … Continue reading

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California’s Inland Empire: Great Needs. Limited Resources. Untapped Potential.

According to the Funders Alliance, “The Inland Empire is the epicenter of new growth and demographic change in California. With high rates of poverty, and poor education and health outcomes, ensuring its success is critical to the future of the … Continue reading

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Business-Community Impact Symposium

Business-Community Impact Symposium. Four words, when combined, signal an important convening. Held at Celsius, an unusual all glass house in Bryant Park, participants could ponder intriguing thoughts and glance out at ice skaters and the snowy New York surroundings. I … Continue reading

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Social Innovation Summit

Last week I attended the Social Innovation Summit, held in the Silicon Valley. The organizers, Landmark Ventures, describe it best: “A global convening of black swans and wayward thinkers. Those who are playing at the nexus of technology, investment, philanthropy, … Continue reading

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