Blog Posts in Corporate Social Responsibility

  • 3 Questions With: Charles Orgbon III, Lead, San Francisco Sustainability Business Resource Group @ Deloitte

    Charles Orgbon III

    "3 Questions With" is a blog series that was launched in October 2019 by Net Impact, as a way to inspire our network of social impact leaders by interviewing influential members in the sustainability and social impact space. The series asks friends of Net Impact to explore three key areas: "the path to here", "today's impact", and "looking ahead." We hope you are inspired by those featured in this new series. If you are interested in being interviewed for the series or to nominate someone you are inspired by, please send an email to blog@netimpact.org, with Three Questions in the subject line.  ...Read More »

  • Shell Brings the Topic of Clean Energy to Life at the 2019 Net Impact Conference and Beyond

    At Net Impact, we partner with forward-thinking companies that want to create meaningful collaborations with our network of diverse, informed leaders to drive transformational change. Our partnership with Shell is a unique example of how we empower our chapter members and partners alike to work together to create a lasting impact. Shell is once again challenging Net Impact members to shape the future of energy solutions. As a part of their partnership with Net Impact, Shell mentors from a variety of backgrounds and fields led Accelerator Sessions at the 2019 Net Impact Conference as they gear up to engage with future leaders during the 2019-20 Future of Energy Challenge: Mobility. ...Read More »

  • If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When?

    I am a believer in the original tenets of Net Impact: that business can be a force for good and that people entering the workforce shouldn’t have to sacrifice principals or purpose for a paycheck. Fresh back from our annual Net Impact Conference: NI19 – Widening the Lens, I am lifted by our communities’ depth, breadth, and passion. 1500+ strong, our attendees are collectively on the front half of the curve and I was excited to see our corporate-partners’ advocacy of sustainable practices and encouragement to our largely NexGen network. But, how do we take the vibrancy of a three-day conference and spread it throughout the year? How do we encourage more corporate advocates to join our work? ...Read More »

  • Ford Fund Invests in Students, Communities Through the Ford College Community Challenge

    As a sponsor of the Net Impact Conference which begins in just two days, we invited Ford to share all about how their philanthropic arm, Ford Motor Company Fund, has been helping people reach their full potential for 70 years. The fund continually invests in programs that support education, promote safe driving, enrich community life, and encourage employee volunteering. Read all the way to the bottom to find out how you can take part in their programs. ...Read More »

  • Widening the Lens: International Paper’s Path to Setting Next Generation Sustainability Goals

    International Paper is one of the world’s leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper. Hear from International Paper’s Sustainability Project Leader, Devin Giles, on the process of setting the next generation of sustainability goals at IP. ...Read More »

  • America Can’t Afford Unaffordable Housing

    With just three weeks to go until the 2019 Net Impact Conference kicks off, we're inviting you in to understand how some of this year's sponsors make a difference for people and our planet at scale. Here, Connie Wright, Senior Vice President and Assistant Director of Housing Philanthropy and Customer and Community Programs at Wells Fargo, talks about how her company is Widening the Lens to tackle one of America's toughest issues. ...Read More »

  • The Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of the Corporation Widening the Lens, a New Social Contract

    On August 19th, Business Roundtable, an association of Chief Executive Officers of America’s leading companies, released its latest Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. The Statement was signed by 181 CEO’s and is transformational. ...Read More »

  • Better Together: How Driscoll's Connects Thousands of Lives As One Family

    One Family

    Driscoll's works hand in hand with thousands of independent farmers, harvesters, grocers, and everyone in between. ...Read More »

  • Creating a New Standard for Doing Well While Doing Good

    "How do I find a job in sustainability?” 

    That’s the #1 question I get asked when teaching or coaching emerging leaders and young professionals. It’s the wrong question. The right question is, “How do I make my job about sustainability?”  I often see professionals struggling with this dilemma: smart, well-intentioned people who want to be successful, make a decent living, and feel valued, but also have a disquieting feeling that the work they do does not address the most important problems in the world. In fact, it may actually, if unwittingly, contribute to them. Is it possible to do well and do good in your day job? The answer is “Yes!” but not with “Business-As-Usual.”    ...Read More »

  • Nothing About Us Without Us

    Here at Net Impact, as we look to engage the next generation around social and environmental sustainability, we continue to challenge our network, ourselves, and our initiatives to be more inclusive and more empathic to the changing world around us.   ...Read More »

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