August 2019 Social Impact News and Research Roundup

Alexandra Nemeth

Program manager at MovingWorlds.org

You Should Know This

CEO’s from some of the most recognizable companies, including Apple, Amazon, Accenture, Oracle, & Pepsi, gathered at #BusinessRoundtable to sign the updated Business Purpose Statement that makes commitments to customers, employees, supply chains, and communities (not just stockholders). Read about what this means for the future of capitalism and the social enterprise movement.

Monthly Social Impact Career Tip

Finding and growing a social impact career is hard work, and that’s why we partner with coaches, educators,and practitioners from around the world to help you find and excel in your own impact career. One of the methods we use in the MovingWorlds Institute is based on leading tools from Designing Your Life, so we compiled some of our favorite free DYL resources for you here.

Speaking of the Institute… applications are now open for the next MovingWorlds Institute Career Growth & Social Impact Fellowship, which will kickoff in January 2020.

You Should Read This

Based on our award-winning work with the Microsoft MySkills program, we shared five proven steps to scale social impact initiatives at your company. Conscious Company Magazine published our lessons, and you can read the full article on how to scale for-good programs at your organization.

You Should Attend This

We’ve already told you that SOCAP is happening in October (will we see you there?). In addition, SOCAP has a series of pre-conference workshops to help social impact leaders scale their ideas: an Impact Growth Workshop and a World-Changing Women Workshop.

You Should Follow This

How can working professionals use their actual skills to contribute to social progress at home or abroad? Check out the new #MakeVolunteeringMatter series for the do’s and don’ts of creating lasting change.

You Should be Aware of this

September 5th was InternationalCharity Day, and we shared insights here from leading thinkers on how update our concept of “charity” to make it more sustainable.

You Should Watch this

Save the date! Join this live presentation and Q&A, “Get Ahead By Getting Away: Uncovering Your Unique Personal Values” to connect your work to what matters most to you, featuring Leadership Coach Liz Peintner.