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ESG 101: What does ESG mean for business?

ESG 101: What does ESG mean for business?

ESG is everywhere right now – but what does it all mean? In this week’s video blog conversation, Candice, Janet and Josh break down the ESG basics, why every company should pay attention to their impact strategy and one way any business can get started. Whether...
Why Every Company Needs a Theory of Impact

Why Every Company Needs a Theory of Impact

How does your business determine how to make social impact investments? There is no single way that companies choose to express the public-facing ‘S’ in their ESG strategy. Some companies choose to align around a particular cause or passion. Others largely leave it up...
ESG & The Rise of the External ‘S’

ESG & The Rise of the External ‘S’

 “Woke corporations.” I suppose it was only a matter of time. Perhaps it was an inevitability. Paradigm shifts like this are bound to disrupt the status quo for many, and so it is only natural that this one would result in some unhappy people. ESG has ‘arrived’ as a...
What Movement Are You Leading?

What Movement Are You Leading?

I’m back with another installment in our series unpacking how the shift from Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to Environment Social & Governance (ESG) is transforming… well, everything. I’d encourage you to read our earlier primers on the differences between...
Four ESG Trends You Have to Watch

Four ESG Trends You Have to Watch

What’s Next? is back! Our team is so excited to roll out season two of our online roundtable where we talk to corporate and nonprofit changemakers who are partnering in innovative ways to fuel social good. This week, Josh and I are back with a season intro. As we...
The Changing Tide of Impact Partnerships

The Changing Tide of Impact Partnerships

Last Friday, the Next Stage team got to spend the day in a film studio, capturing some incredible conversations for Season Two of What’s Next?, our video roundtable that explores innovative partnerships between nonprofit and corporate changemakers. And wow – we feel...