Alnylam Challengers Program Addresses Health Equity
Alnylam Challengers, the RNAi pharmaceutical company’s signature social impact program, supports bold companies and nonprofits in their pursuit of new solutions to address health inequities around the globe. Through this program, Alnylam collaborates with social entrepreneurs, employees, and business partners to address obstacles affecting access to health care such as poverty, racial discrimination, and other social determinants of health.
Preparing Teens to Take Action in a Data-Driven World
NetApp Data Explorers, the data service company’s global social impact initiative, empowers teens to discover and develop critical data science skills, preparing them to thrive and take action in a data-driven world. This new hands-on after-school program engages students in problem-solving around the UN Sustainable Development Goals and connects them to NetApp expert coaches.
Laundry Solutions Leader Ensure Reliable Access to Clean Clothes
CSC ServiceWorks, Inc. (CSC), the industry leader in laundry solutions, is committed to making sure everyone has access to clean clothes so they don’t miss out on life-changing educational, employment and social opportunities. Through CSC CommunityWorks, the company’s social impact program, they strengthen the operational capacity of transitional housing organizations and community centers by donating commercial-grade washers and dryers, providing ongoing pro-bono maintenance services, and hosting employee and customer drives to collect clean clothes and laundry supplies.
Spectrum Community Assist Strengthens Local Community Centers
Charter Communications, the nation’s second-largest cable company, launched Spectrum Community Assist, a new $30 million, five-year, strategic philanthropic program that aims to improve the physical condition and job training programs of community centers. This program focuses on underserved rural and urban communities throughout the company’s 41-state footprint.
Tips for Social Impact Modeling and Storytelling
In this workshop at the national 2021 B:CIVIC Summit on corporate responsibility, Nikki Korn and Olyvia Zarchin shared techniques to develop robust “Social Impact Models” that guide a company’s impact strategy and communications. These five strategies will sharpen a program’s impact, and fuel powerful storytelling:
- Embrace impact modeling as a key strategy and communications tool
- Engage your partners in impact modeling and measurement
- Craft a unique point of view around your social issue
- Share the full program story, including human outcomes, not just numbers
- Align with company’s purpose and brand essence
Kirkland Locey Joins Cause Consulting Team
We’re excited to welcome Kirkland Locey to our team. As social impact lead at Bozzuto, the nation’s twelfth-largest multifamily real estate company, Kirkland advanced the company’s sustainability and community practices and multi-stakeholder communications. Her experience spans the consumer products, managed services, manufacturing, hospitality, and real estate industries. Formerly a division one lacrosse player, Kirkland brings energy, dedication, and creativity to our work.
Season 3 of “Made in America” Docu-series Released
GoDaddy has released the third season of its award-winning series: Made in America. This season heads to Phoenix, GoDaddy’s hometown, to showcase small business owners who are successfully making their own way and shine a light on how inclusive entrepreneurship can be an effective economic development strategy.