Catch up with Net Impact NYC at these great fall events

Fall is officially here, and Net Impact NYC members will be out and about at some great social impact events this month. Here’s a few events we’re attending—catch up with us there! Tuesday, October 13: Shining Hope for Communities’ free book tour event is happening at 7PM at Barnes & Nobles  (2289 Broadway New York, NY). SHOFCO founders Jessica & Kennedy Odede will be “in conversation” with Mia Farrow at Barnes & Nobles about Find Me Unafraid, the book they wrote about their love story and the founding of the organization. No need to get tickets or RSVP—it’s first come, first serve! Tuesday, October 13: The Sustainability Practice Network is hosting a free panel ‘UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals – Impacts on Companies and their Stakeholders‘ at the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity – Room 750, 151 E. 25th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenue). This discussion will address what the UN’s new Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 mean for the business community, seeking to answer: How will the SDGs push the sustainability agenda forward, involving companies as partners? What are resources for companies seeking to align their corporate responsibility goals with the SDGs? What impact will they have on the development of legislation or incentives affecting companies? RSVP at events@sustainabilitypractice.net. Thursday, October 15: Be Social Change is hosting a Future of Corporate Social Responsibility panel event. Attendees will hear how companies like UPS, BSR, Edelman, and The Vitality Institute are changing the way we do business and how it’s impacting society and the environment. Use code ‘BSC-NetImpact’ for 25% off at checkout. Wednesday, October 21: Be Social Change is hosting their New York Nonprofit Mixer where they’ll be connecting the individuals and organizations driving...
2015 Net Impact Conference

2015 Net Impact Conference

QUICK FACTS Name: 2015 Net Impact Conference Dates: November 5-7, 2015; registration opens July 28 Location: Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA Theme: Game On Website: www.netimpact.org/conference ABOUT THE NET IMPACT CONFERENCE We believe that one weekend can provide the inspiration, learning, and connections to profoundly influence young people to create positive social and environmental change through their careers. Every year, the Net Impact Conference brings together thousands of emerging leaders with forward-thinking businesses, nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and academics for a dynamic exchange of ideas through diverse keynotes and more than 80 panels, workshops, competitions, and special events. Get Your Tickets Now >> KEY BENEFITS The 2015 Net Impact Conference is an opportunity to . . . Engage with 350+ inspiring speakers from across sectors breaking new ground in social and environmental change. Learn from 80+ sessions across 9 tracks—from Social Entrepreneurship to International Development—designed to take your inspiration, innovation, and impact to the next level. Connect with like-minded student and professional peers and thought leaders from our global Net Impact community. KEY POINTS OF DIFFERENCE Only the 2015 Net Impact Conference . . . Empowers you with the vibrant energy of corporate, nonprofit, entrepreneurial, and student leaders working together to drive creative solutions to the world’s toughest social and environmental problems. Inspires and equips you to find a career path that could change the world—all in a single weekend. Top 5 ways the Net Impact Conference is unique You’ll do more than sit in a room and listen. Tackle real-world problems in an impact session, participate in a pre-conference boot camp, or choose from 80 other interactive workshops,...
Net Impact NYC Receives Recognition from Net Impact Central

Net Impact NYC Receives Recognition from Net Impact Central

Our Chapter has received 2 recognitions from Net Impact Central for 2014-2015 year: Gold Chapter Standing and Chapter of the Year Nomination! Gold Chapter Standing – 3rd Year in a Row Net Impact has announced the 2015 Gold standings for Net Impact chapters, awarding Net Impact NYC the prestigious Gold standing. These standings, based on the chapter’s performance this past academic year, represent the most outstanding chapters in the Net Impact network. This year, just 30% of over 300 Net Impact chapters worldwide achieved Gold standing. Chapters achieve Gold standing by meeting a rigorous set of requirements based on their activities, programming, membership reach, and network contribution. Gold chapters also strengthened the overall network through regional collaboration, mentoring other chapters, and sharing successful ideas with their peers. Chapter of the Year Nomination – 2nd Year in a Row Every year, Net Impact Central chooses the top 3 chapters based on Annual Chapter Reporting as finalists for Chapter of the Year! The strongest and most active chapters are chosen on a variety of factors. We are happy to be a nominee for the 2nd year in a row. We’ve committed ourselves to activating a network of professionals to leverage the marketplace for sustainable social and environmental change by connecting the right people, knowledge sharing and inspiring positive change. We will be creating a short presentation which will be posted to the competition’s page – we’ll need your support again to win Chapter of the Year! Stay tuned for more information. Thank You, Members & Partners We are truly honored to receive these recognitions. None of this would be possible without the...

Spring 2014 Board Fellows and Service Corps applications are now live!

Calling all changemakers – Net Impact Service Corps and Board Fellows are back!  Both programs will launch in late February. Volunteer and non-profit / social enterprise applications are now live. Seize this unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the nonprofit sector, sharpen your consulting skills, and create valuable connections with awesome NYC Net Impact members.  Applications are due by January 28th, 2014 for Non-Profit and Social Enterprise and by February 5th, 2014 for volunteers. Good...

Film Screening – Date TBD

We’re kicking off our very own ‘Film Screening Series’ to showcase stories of relevance to our members here in New York City and the events committee is looking for volunteers to lead the ‘start-up’ of this new event. Planning will entail vetting films and venues for monthly or bi-monthly showings around the city. The team will also coordinate with the larger board to orchestrate and market the screenings. For a closer look at some sample films, please take a look at the Social Impact Media Awards: You can download the catalogue here: http://simaawards.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/SIMA-Ntwk-Catalog_FINAL.pdf Bookings and additional information can be found here: http://simaawards.org/sima-film-showcase/ “Let’s leverage the power of storytelling!” For more information, contact Sasha...