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How to Score a Touchdown: Three Leadership Tips for a Winning Team

By: Jim Jenkins
Blog

On Sunday, Americans will gather around their televisions to watch the biggest football game of the year. We’ll see teammates forge relationships on the field, work together,  and take home the title.  At work, we want our teams to succeed, too. We want our entry-level employees to make a big impact just like the rookie on our favorite team did. And we hope our senior executives lead as effectively as the veteran QB does.   In fact, by studying leadership on the field, we can learn great strategies for leadership in the workplace.

How #BellLetsTalk Takes CSR to New Heights

Blog

On January 25, 2017, the #BellLetsTalk hashtag appeared all across social media, particularly Twitter and Instagram. Bell Let's Talk, sponsored by Bell Media in Canada, is meant to focus specifically on sharing stories of mental illness in order to help normalize the struggles that people go through. Each time the #BellLetsTalk hashtag was used, 5 cents was donated to various mental health causes across Canada - this year raising $6,585,250 from 131,705,010 interactions. The yearly initiative has been going strong since 2010.

3 QOLhacks for Creating a Fun Work Environment

By: Quality of Lifehacks
Blog

Most of us spend at least half of our waking hours at work, so why not make it fun?  In fact, research has shown that creating a feeling of optimism and happiness at work can improve employee performance. A survey of HR managers showed that the majority encourages fun at work because they believe it benefits both the individual and the organization.

Helping Public-Private Partnerships Reach Their Full Potential

By Eileen Howard Boone
Blog

Companies partner with nonprofit organizations every day, but how closely are they measuring the outcomes of these partnerships? Are companies holding their partners accountable and setting goals that will help define success? Are these partnerships bringing value and really making a difference? The impact of partnerships can be measured in a number of ways.

2017: Our Financial Interconnectedness is the Big Story

From Humanity to Personal Finance
Article

by Don Shaffer, president and CEO of RSF Social Finance

In 2017, we’ll hear a deafening roar from investors: 

• “Are screened mutual funds the best I can do?”

• “Why is my ESG portfolio filled with technology and big bank stocks?”

• “Can you please find me more direct investments?”

We’ll hear the following demands:

Investing in Young Athletes through Gildan Leadership Scholarships

Article

For the 11th year, Gildan supports the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec (FAEQ) with the contribution of five scholarship bursaries to young athletes.  The “Gildan Leadership Scholarship” is offered to student athletes who have not only distinguished themselves on the field and in the classroom, but who have also gone that extra step by playing leadership roles within their communities.

Searching for the Crowdfunding Stars

by Adam Woodhall
Blog

For many of us, it's possible when we think of 'Crowdsourcing' that what comes to mind is the Kickstarter of an exciting cause or product that we recently contributed financially to (often to support a friend who’s involved in it) after seeing it promoted on social media. Crowdfunding, whilst the highest profile aspect, is, however, only part of a burgeoning ecosystem of crowdsourcing. 

Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Partnership Panels Get High Marks from Community Stakeholders

Freeport-McMoRan works successfully with community leaders to create forums for community involvement.
Article

Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Partnership Panels (CPPs) comprise a broad range of stakeholder group representatives across all sectors of the community. The panels meet regularly to learn about the status of the business and operational activities, and discuss and collaborate on ways to mitigate any challenges.

CPP meetings are designed to:

FOX Sports University Program Brings FOX Sports and Microsoft Together for Unique Marketing Challenge at the University of Washington

Article

As part of the FOX Sports University program, which gives college students across the U.S. the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports business, FOX Sports has teamed with the Microsoft Corporation for a unique education project at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Upper-level marketing students will spend the semester developing new ways to use Microsoft's OneNote application to enhance the sports experience for viewers and broadcasters.

Prepare to Engage When Introducing New EHS&Sustainability Software

Article

As those who have selected and implemented a new EHS&S management information system will attest, success often has as much to do with how the platform is marketed internally, as the technical capabilities it offers.

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