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Corporate Social Responsibility, better known as CSR, plays a huge role for nonprofits in their communities. It enforces accountability, increases community awareness, promotes volunteerism, and a lot more. This panel will tackle the benefits of having a strong CSR program in place, as well as how it can be leveraged to further your nonprofit’s mission. Join us as we chat with some nonprofit industry allstars!
Mackenzie is a Partnership Success Specialist at Double the Donation, the leading provider of matching gift automation software. With a Master of Marketing degree, she understands the importance of nailing messaging and creating cohesive campaigns that resonate with audiences. Through her role, Mackenzie works with fundraising technology companies to help nonprofits and educational institutions leverage the power of corporate matching gifts.
Bea Boccalandro helps organizations and people ignite purpose at work. She is the author of Do Good at Work: How Simple Acts of Social Purpose Drive Success and Wellbeing (New York: Morgan James Publishing, 2021), which Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant named a top 2021 book and Midwest Book Review describes as “life changing, life enhancing.”
She has been published in Harvard Business Review, The Boston Globe and other major publications; and has been featured on Forbes, FOX TV and other media outlets. As founder and president of the global purpose advisory firm, VeraWorks, Bea has two decades of experience helping businesses make work more meaningful, including Disney, FedEx, HP, John Hancock, IBM, PwC, TOMS Shoes, Toyota and Western Digital.
Ryan cares deeply about his community, country, and planet, and is always looking for new ways to get involved and give back. He lives in Toronto with his wife Michelle, daughter Makena, and dog Tyson, loves sports and animals, and is one of those unapologetically passionate vegans.
Throughout his career in both the private and social sectors, Ryan brings a commitment and enthusiasm to problem-solving, relationship development, and strategic innovation. And always, purpose and people before profits.
Scaling environmental philanthropy is Amanda’s core purpose, currently as VP of Programs and Partnerships at EarthShare, providing individuals, businesses, and nonprofits with the inspiration and tools to work together for a just and sustainable world. Previously, Amanda spent five years growing global business and environmental nonprofit partnerships at 1% for the Planet, advising sustainability leaders from Canada to Australia and beyond.
She is an enthusiastic advocate for creative collaborations in support of the environment, especially those that impact our food systems, her lifelong passion. Amanda found the perfect blend of her interests in business, sustainability, and food via an MBA in Sustainable Systems and a Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems Certificate from Bainbridge Graduate School (now Presidio Graduate School).
While we firmly believe that anyone in the nonprofit sector could benefit from learning and thinking about the impact of CSR in the nonprofit industry, nonprofit leadership and community staff will find this panel the most pertinent.
When you register and join us live you will earn 20 Cause Coins which can be redeemed for discounts on software for mission-driven businesses and free consultations with industry experts! Learn more about Cause Coins and join NXUnite here.
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