5th Annual ICV Conference & Public Private Partnership Forum

#Catalyze14 - Insights from the 2014 ICV Conference

CONFERENCE REPORT: Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets

On April 7 & 8, 2014 PYXERA Global hosted the 5th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference – Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets. The two-day live

04/22/2014 at 03:48PM

What’s the impact of international corporate volunteerism?

As more companies get engaged in international corporate volunteering programs, many wonder just how much social and business impact these programs actually have — and

04/30/2014 at 10:02AM

INFOGRAPHIC: 2014 ICV Benchmarking Survey

ICV programs leverage the professional expertise of corporate employees to drive change in emerging markets. Programs build global leadership competencies, create market insights, and spur

04/21/2014 at 01:41PM

#Catalyze14 Keynote Challenges Status Quo, Inspires Commitment to Development 2.0

When I was first asked to provide the closing remarks for the 5th Annual International Corporate Volunteerism Conference, my first thought was that by this point in

04/17/2014 at 11:41AM

Cultivating The Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

Introduced by John Elkington two decades ago, the “triple bottom line” has helped shape the definition of sustainable business today. Giving equal importance to three

04/15/2014 at 02:59PM

Trending This Spring: Innovation in Global Development

Saving lives and making our aid dollars more effective with gizmos, gadgets, and groundbreaking partnerships was front and center last week during the launch of USAID’s new

04/14/2014 at 03:00PM

Business Blurs the Lines of Diplomacy for Social Impact

Effective, pragmatic partnerships based on shared objectives—economic growth, financial stability, and more—are the future of diplomacy. Such partnerships will be the engine for increased security

04/11/2014 at 12:18PM

#CATALYZE14: The 5th Annual ICV Conference – Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets

Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets hosted by PYXERA Global, convened leaders from the private, public, and social sectors for a series of high-level conversations about

04/10/2014 at 12:12PM

Global health leaders, corporations push public-private partnerships

The first Public-Private Partnership Forum brought together leaders from government agencies and major corporations. Katie Taylor, an administrator in USAID’s global health bureau, is optimistic

04/09/2014 at 10:04AM

Footprints and Hand Prints in Emerging Markets

What’s the difference between your company’s footprint and its hand print? I contemplated this deep thought (from Bo Miller at Dow Chemical) and many others

04/07/2014 at 11:05AM

Busy Professionals Find Time to be Global Humanitarians

Adriana Ramirez’s black suitcase was neatly packed a week before her big, international trip. There’s no room for procrastination when you’re a mother of two

04/06/2014 at 12:19PM

Why Dow Believes in Learning by Doing

It would be easy for a company like Dow Chemical, with operations in 36 countries, to think we know how to successfully launch a robust

04/02/2014 at 11:49AM

Forum to Discuss Public Private Partnerships in Creating Social Good

Business leaders representing companies such The Dow Chemical Company, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse, Intel and Ernst & Young will be engaging in live conversations

04/01/2014 at 11:34AM

Social Sabbaticals and the New Face of Leadership

It’s apparent that finding tomorrow’s leaders is one of the biggest challenges facing global CEOs today. According to a recent survey, 93 percent of CEOs acknowledge

03/31/2014 at 12:15PM

How Can a Global Bank Create Sustainable Shared Value in Emerging Markets?

When Credit Suisse took its first steps into the microfinance sector more than 10 years ago, we were driven by what was then coined the

03/27/2014 at 11:56AM

Collaboration on High-Skill Projects Delivers a “Triple Benefit”

Corporate citizenship and close cross-sector alignment is integral to the new model for leadership in a globally-integrated world, but what is “corporate citizenship” exactly? The

03/24/2014 at 12:23PM

Building a Skills-Based Volunteering Strategy That Works

Ask any HR executive — skilled employees are one of the world’s most prized resources, and keeping the talent pipeline flowing is a vital task.

03/24/2014 at 11:59AM

Vocabulary Across Boundaries: The Shift to Purposeful Global Engagement

Up until fairly recently, I always described the work of my organization, PYXERA Global, as “international development.” This was simply the name of the field I

03/20/2014 at 10:59AM

International Corporate Volunteering: Profitable for Multinational Corporations

People from multinational corporations head off and volunteer for weeks or months in another country, leaving their work behind for others to do. Referred to

03/07/2014 at 12:22PM

What is the Secret to Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets?

Are companies like The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), SAP, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline and EY using skills-based volunteering as an entry point to new markets, to bolster

03/04/2014 at 12:11PM

2014 CSR & Corporate Volunteering Conferences

Deciding which CSR and Corporate Citizenship conferences to attend this year? Below you’ll find a list of our top conferences for 2014. These conferences are

02/25/2014 at 12:17PM

What is the Business Case for Corporate Volunteerism?

For many employees, work rarely involves trekking to the Amazon to help communities affected by deforestation, scaling Costa Rica’s beaches to research the behaviour of

02/11/2014 at 12:27PM

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