Interactive. Informative. Compelling.

Videos. Podcasts. Webinars. All focused on contemporary CSR issues.

Giving USA’s 2020 Philadelphia Philanthropy Forum features a presentation and panelists that discuss factors affecting philanthropy and giving in 2020.
June 2020 | CCS Fundraising

Reinventing CSR in Digital Economy.

Based on a white paper titled ‘Reinventing Corporate Social Responsibility for the Digital Economy,’ IBM identifies three ways to best design their programs for social good and how other companies can best instill CSR practices.

March 2020 | IBM

Toby Usnik and Daniel Korschun discuss why companies not focused on CSR efforts will be left behind and the challenges of CSR hitting a “political nerve” when engaging with societal issues.
September 2019 | Knowledge@Wharton
Why is CSR essential for success and is it truly a win-win for local communities, as well as businesses? Answers from the experienced perspective of Daren Moore, President of The Northridge Group, can be found in this podcast.
February 2020 | Northridge Group

The relative value of firm and nonprofit experience.

An animation explains that “non-profit organizations can act as natural vehicles for corporate intervention through models of collaborative efficiency.”

January 2020 | Strategic Management Society

The perspective of the wealthiest Black investor in the U.S., Robert Smith, as he explains the best approach to Corporate America reversing its history of structural racism being to engage in a CSR approach he titles the “2% solution.”

June 2020 | Forbes

The corporate response to systemic racism and ensuing protests in 2020, including a pledge by Adidas to increase the percentage of their Black and Latino workforce, as well as to invest in Black communities.
June 2020 | Yahoo Finance

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

“I am thrilled and honored to be part of this prestigious board of successful individuals who are ‘acting’ to make a difference. The vision of the Satell Institute is a simple one, we all have a responsibility to each other and to support each other’s success – as we are all one community. Whether you are a for-profit, nonprofit, academic or cultural institution, or an individual – in the end, no one can win at the expense of the others in the community, as we all win or lose together. As a corporate affiliate of the Satell Institute, we are benefiting from best practices and learning from other organizations that are taking Corporate Social Responsibility to the next level. We’re always looking to get better at what we do, and this opportunity takes another step in that direction.”
Barry Kahan
the Kahan Family Fund
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