October 2019 Social Impact News and Research Roundup

Alexandra

Program manager at MovingWorlds.org

You Should Know This

There are five steps you can follow to make your company more socially responsible. See the summary in Conscious Company Magazine here.

Monthly Social Impact Career Tip

Our co-founder and CEO shared his story in Forbes, along with seven tips that you can use to create more impact in your career (and find more fulfillment in the process). See the full article in Forbes.

You Should Read This

Managing people is hard work, and social impact organizations especially struggle with building and retaining good managers. At #SOCAP19 this year, we led a panel with Village Capital and Upaya Social Ventures on how to help social impact scale by investing in people — especially managers. Read our recap to learn how social enterprises and startups can help make better managers.

You Should Attend This

If you’re based in Seattle, come find us at the Gates Foundation on November 14th to learn about the best technology platforms for managing corporate giving, and then at the Global Washington Goalmakers Conference on November 15th.

You Should Follow This

We’ve started to collect the best practices in how employees, managers, and leaders in companies can make their businesses more socially and environmentally responsible. Read our 7,000 word guide on our website.

You Should be Aware of this

November 19 is World Toilet Day and the 25th is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Our friends at the Kering Foundation are helping raise awareness about all kinds of violence, and you should check out its #IDontSpeakHater campaign.

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