Blog Posts in Social Sector

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Raising the Bar for Social Enterprises with Adelante Shoes

    Adelante Shoe Co. founder and CEO, Peter Sacco, working with Latin American craftsman to help them "live well."

    We're profiling a shoe company that isn't really about shoes or fashion; it's about social impact. ...Read More »

  • We Asked, You Answered… “How Do You Feel about Our New President?"

    Read what 5 Net Impact members had to say when asked about our new president and how they plan to drive impact this year.

    As we enter a new year, with a new president, we want to hear from our Net Impact community on how you feel about our new administration and how you plan to turn your passions into world-changing action this year.  ...Read More »

  • Discover the Power of Design with Joanne, Net Impact Fellow and Passionate Innovator

     Joanne Ng practicing impact design in the Dominican Republic.

    Our Net Impact community continues to drive impact for a more just and sustainable world and we like to highlight members on our blog who are leading the change.  Meet Joanne Ng. In our office she is an impact design fellow, but beyond our walls she is a passionate innovator using creativity to design solutions that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but that are thoughtful in their social and environmental impacts. Can you tell us more about your work on the Senegalese latrine design?  ...Read More »

  • Stay Invested, Stay Inspired, Stay Involved

    Recent events have shown a divided nation, but collectively we can inspire and drive social and environmental impact. We just have to stay strong, stay inspired, and stay energized for the future. ...Read More »

  • The 2016 Net Impact Conference - Three Days of Inspiration and Impact

    Each fall Net Impact hosts a national conference to activate a movement for those who want to change the world. The 2016 Net Impact Conference convened over 2,400 student and professionals to “make history” and allowed attendees to not only shape their future, but also the world.  ...Read More »

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