As a leader of an NGO, you know that public, nonprofit, philanthropic, and private actors must work together to make progress on the most pressing global issues. In fact, you probably have a few companies you’d like to approach to talk about a partnership that will help your mission and the company.
Join Brittany Hill, CEO and co-founder of Catalist, as she gives a sneak peek to a much-anticipated session at this year’s bbcon—Leading CSR Trends: Powering New Relationships Between Corporations and Nonprofits.
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2018 has been a significant year for corporate responsibility, with many companies placing a heightened focus on this area particularly after BlackRock's announcement in January regarding their investment requirements. Are you aware of other prominent themes that have developed over the course of the year? For example, are you prepared to refine your list of partners based on the brand shift away from multiple partners to a few targeted and select nonprofit partners?
Grove Collaborative commits to plant 100,000 trees in our nation’s forests
LINCOLN, Neb. August 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation announced today a new partnership with Grove Collaborative — an auto-shipment service offering natural household products — to plant 100,000 trees in forests of high need. Grove Collaborative has pledged to donate 1 percent of sales from Grove Collaborative’s Seedling branded paper products toward the Foundation’s reforestation efforts on an ongoing basis.
You’ve seen them everywhere. Whether it is the opportunity to add $1 to your drug store purchase, directing funds to the American Cancer Society, or a commercial from a company that speaks to their dedication to positive social impact rather than their consumer goods, cause partnerships between companies and nonprofits are increasing in number, and for good reason.
by Teresa Opheim, Senior VP, Iroquois Valley Farms
Iroquois Valley Farms has reached a milestone: This spring we added the 50th farm to our portfolio. Our farmland REIT — honored as a “Best for the World” company from B Labs — provides secure land tenure for 35 farm families working nearly 9,000 acres of farmland. More families will be joining the Iroquois Valley Farms fold soon.
In Africa, patients can outnumber doctors 3,000 to 1. That’s one of the reasons why Pfizer is dedicated to fostering innovative partnerships that allow us to mobilize resources to help find new and unique solutions that increase access to needed health care.
Our colleague Willy Soriney, Strategic Partnership Director, works in Kenya using the science of partnerships to look for new approaches that can speed access to critical health interventions and fill unmet medical needs, bringing quality health care to those who need it most.
Every year, 9 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans and could remain in marine environments for more than 450 years. This escalating problem deserves our attention, and today National Geographic is kicking off a multiyear initiative to reduce the impact of single-use plastics on our oceans.
May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Eastman will welcome more than 190 leaders representing a cross section of industries and brands to its headquarters in Kingsport, Tenn. for the 2018 GC3 Annual Innovators Roundtable.