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Maximizing Impact for Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Takeaways from the Council on Foundations Leading Together Conference
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At the recent Council on Foundations bi-annual conference, Leading Together, almost 1000 philanthropy leaders and business, government, and academia influencers gathered together to connect, share, and learn with one another.

Learning How to Lead Together: A Conversation with Vikki Spruill, President & CEO of the Council on Foundations (COF)

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“So often foundations are viewed only as a checkbook and not as the strategic driver of social change that they really are. The more foundations can talk about their theories of change, the more they can bring the work of philanthropy to life.” - Vikki Spruill 

Blog: Increasing Impact, Enhancing Value: A New Framework for Philanthropy

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by David Marbaugh

Whether you call it philanthropy or corporate responsibility, there's no question that the way in which corporations are seeking to address societal challenges is evolving.

The Sustainability Ratings Industrial Complex: Breaking the Hold

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The TakeAway: The recent launch of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings seeks to bring some order, quality, and accountability to the diverse and booming growth industry of sustainability ratings and rankings—also a topic of the online "SustyChat3” among experts, occurring this week on the OpenEyeWorld platform.

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