by Gabe Rissman Co-Founder and President, YourStake.org
I rose to the podium, looked Exxon then-CEO Rex Tillerson in the eye, and spoke. “Why does Exxon fund climate-denying organizations, when you publicly support a carbon tax?” Tillerson deflected the question at the time: “we would never impinge on ALEC’s free speech.” D’oh. Two years later, in July 2018, Exxon ceased funding ALEC, the climate change denying organization I highlighted.
While difficult at the moment, the many conversations with my friends about money inspired me to explore a different path. Conversation after conversation, I started to chip away at what felt wrong about money, and we would talk about their “wish list” when it comes to finance. What came up again and again was the desire to feel smart about money decisions – “whatever I do should be easy to understand, available to all, convenient to do, and make me feel good and empowered.”
Make your mission come to life by harnessing powerful, peer-driven techniques to increase engagement
We see it every single day. Both within our own company and those of our clients. The face of the workforce is changing. And so are the dynamics that motivate your employees to participate — or not — in corporate charitable giving programs.
ANDOVER, Mass., January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CyberGrants, the global leader in Agile Social Impact technology, announced record growth in 2018 on key Employee Engagement measures. The number of employees in the CyberGrants system and the number of gifts processed are both up significantly versus the previous year.
Welcome to GreenMoney’s January 2019 issue featuring the recently released “Report on US Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing Trends”. Spend some time with these articles, based on the US SIF report, covering the multiple aspects of where the SRI industry has been and where it is headed. The numbers in the Trends Report are positive, as more investors, institutions and financial professionals understand that SRI is good for themselves, their clients, and all of us.
Our annual Pajama Drive reached new heights this year with the help of CyberGrants new Viral Engagement features. This is the fourth consecutive year we've collected pajamas to donate to families in need, but the first year we've been able to use our Viral Engagement features to generate even more excitement among our employees about our effort. A live leaderboard intensified our usual friendly competition and the activity feed allowed employees to be more engaged by sharing photos and team updates.
The true definition of agile is “able to move quickly and easily” and when it comes to project management, it’s often used to describe a method to developing software. So while agile software is the process in which it is built, the software itself can also work with agility to provide users with a better experience.