Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:10pm
Last week in Mexico City, the Council co-hosted the first ever North American Community Foundations Summit, which brought together more than 200 leaders to discuss how we can truly leave no one behind and achieve the SDGs in North America by 2030.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:54am
Philanthropy, at large, is a burgeoning variety of strategies for community innovation, investment, and a true love for people and the world we live in.
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:00am
I am deeply impressed by the relationships built in our field, sometimes from just one simple interaction at a Council event.
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 2:45pm
Last year, I attended an event hosted by the New England Impact Investing Initiative (NEIII) for a conversation with Michael McCreless, Senior Director of Strategy and Impact, at Root Capital. At this event, Michael showed us how to use a tool he developed, a simulator, he calls the Efficient Impact Frontier. The efficient impact frontier seeks to provide investors with tools to efficiently balance risk, return, and impact in their portfolios.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 10:25am
Happy New Year! I am following news out of Davos and reading about new partnerships on critical issues, like MasterCard’s leadership to announce a new partnership on refugees and the new $50 million partnership of companies and foundations, including UBS, to scale technology to improve last-mile healthcare globally. As we kick off a new year, I’m excited to see the leadership role many companies are playing in driving social change, in the U.S. and around the world.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Happy New Year! As you start 2018, I’m excited to continue working with you to support your international grantmaking.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:40pm
I recently signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, a CEO-driven pledge to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace. I strongly urge other sector leaders to do the same. As part of this pledge, more than 300 CEOs, from some of the biggest corporations and organizations in the world, have committed to push for greater diversity and inclusion in their respective workplaces. By taking advantage of such a large swath of the business community, CEO Action hopes to create a lasting legacy of workforce diversity and inclusion.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:30am
For some parts of the country, 2018 arrived in full force—with an arctic blast of frigid temperatures in the east and torrential mudslides in the west—all while tax reform brings new unknowns to our work.
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 11:30am
Let's all pledge to be resolute about leading and learning together this year. Now, that is a commitment I am willing to make and keep!
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 4:15pm
Season’s greetings from the Global Philanthropy team here at the Council! It finally feels like winter in D.C. and we’ve even had a taste of snow. Across the world, 2017 has been a year of change and transition. As the year ends, I’ve been reflecting on our program’s impact in 2017, especially as we plan for next year. Here are highlights from this year and sneak peeks into projects we are excited about for 2018.