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11 Oct 2017

Business as a Force for Good: A Conversation with B Lab

October 11, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join Northern California Grantmakers, B Lab and local B Corp leaders to talk about the power of business as a force for good! Corps have been shaking up the traditional business model for some time. As The New York Times said in its descriptions of...
26 Aug 2015

Mountain View | Strategic Corporate Philanthropy: Designing Community Programs for Impact

August 26, 2015 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Mountain View location: Microsoft Campus, Nebula Conference Room, 1065 La Avenida Street
Based on Corporate Citizenship’s (CC) latest global research, which draws on the insights of companies such as Amway, Unilever, Kellogg’s and Microsoft, find out to what extent companies are moving to a flagship approach, where one is focusing...
26 Aug 2015

San Francisco | Strategic Corporate Philanthropy: Designing Community Programs for Impact

August 26, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:30am
SF Location: Northern California Grantmakers
Based on Corporate Citizenship’s (CC) latest global research, which draws on the insights of companies such as Amway, Unilever, Kellogg’s and Microsoft, find out to what extent companies are moving to a flagship approach, where one is focusing...
21 Jan 2015

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: A Conversation and Celebration with New and Former CEOs

January 21, 2015 -
3:00pm to 6:30pm
Public Policy Institute of California
More than a dozen philanthropic institutions in the Bay Area have experienced leadership transitions within the last several years, an unprecedented occurrence. Join us for this lively discussion with new and former CEO’s about leadership, change,...
10 Nov 2014

Funder Salon: Effective Grantmaking in Africa

November 10, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Any grantmaker who funds in Africa will tell you that approving grants for organizations and communities on the other side of the globe creates its own unique challenges, especially now. How can grantmakers align their priorities with those...
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Resources from Business as a Force for Good: A Conversation with B Lab

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10/2017
In this event on October 11, NCG welcomed B Lab co-founder Bart Houlahan and Chief B Keeper at B Lab Ben Anderson, as well as local leaders of the B Corp community, to have a conversation about the role business must play in addressing social and environmental issues and explore how companies can create an inclusive economy that provides a shared and durable prosperity for all.
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Resources from Strategic Corporate Philanthropy: Designing Community Programs for Impact

Publication date: 
09/2015
Based on Corporate Citizenship’s (CC) latest global research, which draws on the insights of companies such as Amway, Unilever, Kellogg’s and Microsoft, find out to what extent companies are moving to a flagship approach, where one is focusing activities and resources in a targeted manner, and how to do it successfully. In their research, 70% of companies surveyed expect to move in this direction in the next 2 years, up from just 12% doing so today. Corporate Citizenship has identified five characteristics of such an approach that if achieved, can ensure not only the programs survival, but...
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Advancing Human Rights: The State of Global Foundation Grantmaking

Publication date: 
07/2014
The Foundation Center and International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) have produced two new resources that facilitate strategic decision making in human rights philanthropy: An interactive website that animates funding flows and a report analyzing $1.7 billion in grants.

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