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The latest and greatest from leaders in the 4th sector.
National Institute for Social Impact
June 30, 2021
NI4SI Announces 5th Annual PRISM Awards for Social Impact
Press Release for 2021 PRISM Awards for Social Impact presented by National Institute for Social Impact
June 15, 2021
PwC planning to hire 100,000 over five years in major ESG push
Accounting firm PwC said on Tuesday it would invest $12 billion over five years to create 100,000 new jobs aimed at helping its clients grapple with climate and diversity reporting and also in artificial intelligence, as part of its new global strategy.
June 1, 2021
If You Want Customers to Be Passionate About Your Brand, Follow These 10 Commandments
You must connect with customers on an emotional level to become a 'passion brand' by Entrepreneur Magazine.
Cone//A Porter Novelli Company
May 7, 2021
2021 Porter Novelli Business and Social Justice Study
Consumers, employees and other stakeholders charged companies to acknowledge their role in systemic injustices – and actively change the system. Now, it’s time to make good on promises made.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
March 16, 2021
The Next 10 Years of Impact Investment
To get an idea of where impact investment might be headed over the next decade, the authors examine where the field has been in three areas that play an outsized role in its goals and practices.
September 14, 2020
How to Manage Purpose and Profit, According to the CEO of a Pizza Chain With $400 Million in Revenue
Scott Svenson, the co-founder and CEO of MOD Pizza, explains his theory behind not compromising ideals to move the bottom line.
Harvard Business Review
September 1, 2020
Social Impact Efforts that Create Real Value
Companies don’t win over investors just by issuing sustainability reports and engaging in other standard ESG practices. What they need to do, says Harvard Business School’s George Serafeim, is integrate ESG efforts into strategy and operations.
January 1, 2020
Why Your Company Must Plan to ‘Do Good’ From Day 1
You're right to focus first on getting a business going. But there's no reason 'doing good' can't be part of it.
May 30, 2018
2018 Cone/Porter Novelli Purpose Study
Not only do Americans expect companies to lead with Purpose, they are ready to reward these companies in a variety of ways.