Blog Posts in Corporate Social Responsibility

  • 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 »

  • Building Resiliency in Campbell Soup’s Agricultural Supply Chain

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    Our team met up with Megan Maltenfort, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability at Campbell Soup Company, to discuss their work to adapt their agricultural practices to the impacts of climate change.    ...Read More »

  • Kresge Foundation supports Impact Investing and Diversity Fellowship program

    This blog post was originally posted on March 14, 2019.  Kresge’s Social Investment Practice typically makes multi-million-dollar investments that both further our goals to expand opportunity for low-income people in America’s cities and return capital to the foundation to be recycled for another social purpose. But our team also makes grants, and in 2018, we granted money to Net Impact to support its inaugural Impact Investing and Diversity Fellowship program. We funded this program because Kresge has a commitment to racial equity, and we see that the world of impact investing professionals is not as reflective of the communities we’re trying to serve as we’d like it to be. ...Read More »

  • Finding a STEM Career with Impact

    Careers in STEM

    Our team met up with Aimee Hood, Regulatory and Scientific Engagement Lead at Bayer, to discuss finding a STEM career with impact, her path to a career with Bayer, her current work, and more.    ...Read More »

  • University of Toronto Rotman School of Management Named International Student Chapter of the Year

    University of Toronto Rotman School of Management is a leading Canadian business school with a strong international flair. Early-career business professionals from around the world flock to Rotman to study business, management, finance, and analytics. Increasingly, they’re focused on learning how to build sustainable businesses that create positive social impacts. It’s no surprise, then, that Rotman features a thriving Net Impact chapter with more than 100 active members and a leadership team that hails from six countries. Rotman was named International Student Net Impact Chapter of the Year for 2018. ...Read More »

  • Kellogg School of Management Named Graduate School Chapter of the Year

    Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is a hub of social impact activity. The business school’s Net Impact Chapter is the center of that hub and our 2018 Chapter of the Year for U.S.-based graduate schools. ...Read More »

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