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Investing’s Final Frontier: Impact Measurement
Investors increasingly are demanding a more rigorous evaluation of companies’ social impact. And this growing pressure for “impact measurement” is not unique to social enterprises. It’s also being felt by nonprofits, foundations, and even governments.
November 2018 | Forbes
Impact Investing is Catching Fire: Here’s What You Need to Know
What is impact investing and how is it different from conventional investing and philanthropy?
October 2018 | Forbes
The Business Benefits of Doing Good
“The only way we’re going to make substantial progress on the challenging problems of our time is for business to drive the solutions,” says social impact strategist Wendy Woods. In a data-packed talk, Woods shares a fresh way to assess the impact all parts of business can have on all parts of society, and then adjust them to not only do less harm but actually improve things. Learn more about how executives can move beyond corporate social responsibility to “total societal impact” — for the benefit of both a company’s bottom line and society at large.
February 2018 | TED Talks
Google employees discuss how and why Google is on the ground in communities around the United States, partnering with trusted community members to offer free, open-to-the-public digital business workshops.
July 2017 | Accelerate with Google
The Era of Corporate Social Responsibility is Ending
Rachel Hutchisson’s talk is about why the end of Corporate Social Responsibility is A GOOD THING. Why is it a good thing? Because it will be replaced, by “Human Social Responsibility.” Hutchisson outlines why the phrase Corporate Social Responsibility is so problematic, before offering her advice to businesses of all sizes in how to identify and operate a successful program. The key? Listening and empowering the workers of the business, and listening to your community. Hutchisson ends her talk with a call to leadership — Keep the HUMANS central.
October 2016 | TEDx Talks
Why do we turn to nonprofits, NGOs and governments to solve society’s biggest problems? Michael Porter admits he’s biased, as a businesss school professor, but he wants you to hear his case for letting business try to solve massive problems like climate change and access to water. Why? Because when business solves a problem, it makes a profit – which lets that solution grow.
October 2013 | TED Talks
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership — starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers…
September 2009 | TED Talks