Category Archives: Youth

How CSR Magic Helped Make Shanghai Disney Resort Possible

Today Shanghai Disney Resort opens to the world. From afar, the $5.5 billion project looks spectacular and I congratulate all of my friends and colleagues who have worked to make this a reality.  It’s been a 15 plus year journey, … 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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Two Distinguished Scholars, with new Must Read Books, top Points of Light Corporate Meeting

This year’s annual meeting of the Points of Light Corporate Service Council took place in the Boston offices of John Hancock. More than 75 companies were represented at the two day convening. Topics ranged from Innovation and Social Change to … 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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Global Health Corps’ Barbara Bush Illuminates a Solutions Based Strategy

“Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through … Continue reading

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