Nazila Vali, Deputy Team Lead, Business Call to Action
All companies starting an inclusive business want to reach scale, but how often do they examine their own management practices as a means of attaining it? Two years ago, we started our journey into inclusive business management practices by asking ourselves this precise question.
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Four philanthropic funders including Mastercard committed more than $72 million in funding to advance equitable and sustainable economic growth. The announcements were made on Monday, October 21st at the inaugural Global Inclusive Growth Summit.
$26 million investment from Mastercard will power a new Aspen Institute initiative aimed at building an economy where people and communities around the world can thrive
WASHINGTON, DC, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ –– With the goal of making significant progress toward solving one of the most pressing and complex challenges of our time, The Aspen Institute (the Institute) and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth (the Center) have announced the creation of the Aspen Partnership for an Inclusive Economy (APIE). The multi-year Mastercard-Aspen partnership will combine the ideas, talents, and resources of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to address income and information inequality through the lens of inclusive growth.
There is a pressing need to address how the digital economy can be put to work for everyone, everywhere
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Co-hosted by the Aspen Institute and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, the new convening will examine opportunities to advance equitable and sustainable economic growth. At a time of rapid technological change, there is a pressing need to address how the digital economy can be put to work for everyone, everywhere.
By Sahba Sobhani, acting Head of Business Call to Action (BCtA), Aimee Brown, BCtA Communications Lead, and Nazila Vali, Deputy Head of BCtA
“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” said Sir Isaac Newton in 1675.
Over three centuries later, his recognition that nothing great is achieved in isolation is more relevant than ever. Would Steve Jobs have been able to transform his ideas into reality without a team around him? What relevance would Google have had without those who invented the internet?
A HOPE Inside Program Presented by CIT to Empower Women Entrepreneurs
NEW YORK, May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ — CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), in partnership with the nonprofit Operation HOPE, today introduced the next facet of its Launch and Grow initiative, a 12-week HOPE Inside program aimed at empowering women small business owner