Blog Posts in Net Impact News and Programs

  • Advocating for Impact: What Workers Want

    Net Impact's new Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012, our nationwide U.S. study conducted with Rutgers University, lets the cat out of the bag. We Net Impacters are already in on the big secret, but now we've got the research to back it up: employees who have the opportunity to make an impact on social or environmental issues on the job are more satisfied than their colleagues who don't, by almost a 2:1 ratio. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact Chapters Rise to the Campus Greening Challenge

    Net Impact chapters on campuses across the country have been competing hard since November to design and implement a campus greening initiative of their choice. From green roof installation to recycling and composting programs, the ideas generated during the 2012 xpedx Campus Greening Challenge have proven just how effective strategic thinking and hard work can be in shrinking a university's environmental footprint. ...Read More »

  • Check Out These Winning Ideas for Social Innovation

    If you've ever wondered how to measure the value of diversity - ethnic diversity, certainly, but also diversity of backgrounds, diversity of ideas, and diversity of skills -look no further than the winners of this year's Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge. Open to universities across the country, the Challenge, in partnership with Net Impact, gave 50 teams the chance to pitch their sustainable business solution or product to Walmart executives (and score some seed funding). ...Read More »

  • Needmap Video Earns Liquidnet Finalist $1k

    The Markets for Good Challenge, a partnership between Liquidnet and Net Impact, is challenging undergrad and graduate teams to develop innovative solutions to improve performance-based giving, so that more money can get to the nonprofits who are doing the most good - and the ideas are flowing. We're extremely excited to announce the four finalist teams, who will go on to compete for the $10,000 prize! ...Read More »

  • Building Skills in our National Parks

    Dee Falvo is no stranger to the National Parks BPI consulting experience. Last summer, she worked with Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area and Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, where she developed a business plan and performed a fee assessment for Bighorn Canyon. The park assumed the fee program wasn't making money, but Dee's analyses showed the opposite: The fee program was essential. I pointed out challenges and made recommendations on how to maximize its benefits to the park. ...Read More »

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