Author Archives: Nikki Korn

Watch Highlights of Design Thinking Workshop

As part of our on-going commitment to engage young people in critical issues that face our city, this design thinking Workshop brought together talented urban youth with Boston’s Chief of … Continue reading

Showing Students What’s Within Reach: How companies can transform education

Ever since I was a kid, I have been interested in education.  Not necessarily thinking about “school” but rather curious and intrigued about how I learned best — whether it … Continue reading

Growing, Sharing, Giving And Investing In The Health Of Our Community

CORPORATE PRESS RELEASE BOSTON — November 13, 2015 —Nutrition, physical activity and the environment are major influences on an individual’s health and wellness. To help raise awareness of this important … Continue reading

How to be a Social Issue Leader

If you reflect on the people in your life who are “great leaders,” who comes to mind?  Are they teachers, sports coaches, world leaders or your parents?  What character traits … Continue reading

BCCCC Blog: A Winning Mindset for Your Corporate Citizenship Journey

My latest blog provides five simple tips on how to practice a winning mindset for your corporate citizenship journey and not burn out. “Let’s be honest—every day we wake up with … Continue reading

RELEASE: Corporate Citizenship Expert Mark Feldman Receives Daily Point of Light Award

(BOSTON, MA)  Feldman’s 25 Years of Connecting the Power of Business to the Power of Service Recognized Volunteerism is an important business strategy.  Mark Feldman knows this well; he advises corporations … Continue reading

Get “Engaged” this Summer [NEWSLETTER]

Time to get engaged! From Cause Talk Radio to Cause Marketing Forum–check out what we’ve been up to this May/June…    

Adaptable Leadership – Takeaways from 2014 Corporate Citizenship Conference

Although no golden statues were given out, there was plenty of strong, consistent advice for leaders in the citizenship field. The 2014 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship conference, held … Continue reading

Youth Design Helps Urban Teens Find Path

“Opened my eyes to possibilities.”  “Embraced and treated me like a professional.”  “Best summer of my life.”  These are some of the many testimonials that the audience heard from teens … Continue reading

CSR Passion Fuels Innovation

This week I facilitated a panel at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship conference on how corporate social responsibility can fuel business innovation.  We had a rock star panel with Amy Skoczlas Cole (eBay’s Head of Environment and Director of eBay Green Team); Eve Callahan, (Umpqua Bank’s SVP, Corporate Communications); and Kris Bowring (Best Buy’s Senior Director, Home Management).

We had a dynamic conversation about how each of these companies are being intentional about creating disruption in their cultures and challenging the status quo.  They are doing this not because it’s fun and easy (we learned quite the opposite), but because ultimately their work will not only fuel their business and create new growth opportunities, but also positively impact society. From “real” community banking; to a sustainable shipping box; and a best-in-class electronics recycling initiative, we had a powerful session.
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