Toyota’s 365-day-a-year commitment to its community

In 2007, at the dawn of a huge debate of corporate social responsibility v/s corporate social obligation in India, being less than a decade old in India, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (Toyota’s Indian operations), took upon itself the responsibility of providing free vocational training to young men from less fortunate backgrounds. While most companies accommodated social […]

Is Doing Good at Odds with Doing Well?

Lessons from LinkedIn MBA Arena Employer Panel on Sustainability with J.Walter Thompson, Marks&Spencer, Accenture and Unilever (London, UK)  If there was one common thread that draws the companies at the panel together it is their ability to influence the behaviour of end consumers through their marketing and strategy. Whether as an advertiser, food and fashion […]

The book McKinsey, Danone, and Unilever leaders are talking about at DGDW

By Olivier Kayser and Maria Valeria Budinich Social entrepreneurs worldwide are initiating a silent revolution to eradicate social injustice. These pragmatist visionaries are challenging prevalent business motives and methods to invent market-based solutions that will address global social problems. Yet, many fail to succeed and reach real scale, and there are few books that question […]

How you can break into the Development industry

by Daniel Pulaski (Emzingo) and Sarah Ceriani (Devex) Devex is the leading platform used by international development recruiters and implementers. Emzingo is a people development company that focuses on social impact. Based on our experience providing intelligence for the industry, Devex can help you identify key actors and relevant opportunities worldwide. Have you ever considered […]