Common Impact commits to leveraging skills-based volunteering to help small businesses recover and thrive for the long-term
Small businesses – the bookstores, landscaping services, family restaurants, neighborhood dentists, and so many others – are vital components of our economy and communities and central to Common Impact’s mission of alleviating inequality.
During Climate Week in New York earlier this week, our CEO Mary Barra took part in a Clinton Global Initiative plenary session on sustainability called, “Valuing What Matters”.
Mary was joined on the panel by Jack Ma, executive chairman, Alibaba Group; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minister, Federal Republic of Nigeria; and Darren Walker, president, Ford Foundation.
Moderated by Chelsea Clinton, the discussion explored how our gross domestic product and financial profits are not sufficiently assessing and driving businesses’ long-term prosperity, yet it remains the go-to standard for measuring progress. The panelists provided their perspectives on how to redefine value to address economic as well as social and environmental challenges.
Feb. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Kenneth Cole Community Engagement Program is thrilled to present its 2014 Spring Forum featuring distinguished guest speaker Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation.
Chelsea Clinton, Estelle, Robin Thicke and Matchbox Twenty Join Tribute to Raise $1.5 million in Support of Charities for Children
Ridgefield Park, N.J., June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ ─ Samsung celebrated its annual star-studded Hope for Children Gala on June 11 featuring celebrity guests Tony Bennett, John Legend and Rob Thomas. The event, held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, honored Samsung’s guests and partners who have helped to improve children’s lives across the U.S. With more than 700 guests in attendance, the event raised $1.5 million to benefit children’s health, education and sustainability programs.
While others debate whether boards should have one woman or two or three, whether quotas should be mandated or not, where on earth to find a woman who has adequate experience or intellect, and whether or not a woman might degrade shareholder value, IAC/InterActiveCorp did something bold.
Waste-picking is a way of life for millions of children who live in extreme poverty. Living in landfill communities, they and their families spend their days scavenging dump sites for recyclable materials in order to earn $2/day. Determined to understand their needs and interests, and explore solutions and nonprofit partnerships, Ryan Integlia and his friends visited landfill communities in Pakistan and Bangladesh.