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The Big “But” in Skills-Based Volunteerism

Kellogg’s School of Management released a podcast last week on the increasing desire and opportunity for professionals and their companies to move past traditional philanthropy and lend their expertise to nonprofits in need of their specific skill sets, popularly known as skills-based volunteerism.

Non Profit Quaterly, 15 May 2018

2018 Best MBAs: Kathryn Bernell, Northwestern University (Kellogg)

All-around adventurer who’s strikingly passionate and deeply committed to overhauling our broken food system.

Poets & Quants, 06 May 2018

Kellogg announces 2018 Youn Impact Scholars

The addition of 10 new Scholars brings the network to 50 alumni changemakers

26 Mar 2018

Behavioral Economics and Donor Nudges: Impulse or Deliberation?

Stanford Social Innovation Review, 15 Jan 2019

Does It Pay Off to Invest in Companies That Engage in Sustainable Practices?

Kellogg Insight, 06 Nov 2018

Impact Matters, but How Can Nonprofits Prove it? 2 Scholars Offer Ideas to Get it Right.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy, 12 Oct 2018

"My Social Impact Internship: Community and Economic Development"

Inside Kellogg, 04 Oct 2018

How Peer Pressure Can Lead Teens to Underachieve—Even in Schools Where It’s “Cool to Be Smart”

Kellogg Insight, 02 Oct 2018

Cancer Center Switches Focus on Fund-Raising as Problems Mount

Fundraising can quickly dampen when charities sustain a reputational hit, said Professor Sophia Shaw. “They’re exactly like investors in a for-profit company.” But rather than expecting a return on investment, donors are expecting a return on the charity’s mission. “If the donor doesn’t feel that their money is furthering that mission, then they could be reluctant to give it away at that time.”

The New York Times, 25 Sep 2018

Sluuuuurp! Getting To The Bottom Of The Plastic Straw Debate

In a joint panel with Clinical Professor Megan Kashner and Jennifer Dunn, research associate professor at Northwestern, the segment examines the business and environmental impact of Starbuck’s decision to remove plastic straws by 2020.

NPR, 11 Jul 2018

    Social Impact Highlights

    Kellogg’s approach to social impact learning — at all levels — is a collaborative one in which we reinforce the relationship between private and public sectors to improve the lives of people around the world. Explore recent milestones in the Social Impact space at Kellogg.

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