Driving Change in the #MeToo Era

Driving Change in the #MeToo Era

By Jane Randel Picture this: You’re a chief communications officer of a major Fortune 500 company on a business trip to Europe, in a room full of American and European colleagues, and upon making a strategic recommendation an American man turns to you and says: “Good...

What Should You Look for in a Social Impact Program?

10 Principles of Social Impact There are no hard and fast rules for success, but using examples of great, public case studies the 10 Principles of Social Impact listed below provide a guide as you look to build or assess your own program.   1. It should be authentic....

Common Language around Sexual Harassment

By Jane Randel This Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is like no other. That’s because sexual assault and sexual harassment are front and center in ways they have never been before. Now that we are more open about these issues, however, there is a new challenge on...
Considering ESG in the Investment Process

Considering ESG in the Investment Process

By Robbie Karp Investors increasingly use Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria to screen investments. Management, boards of directors, investors, customers, and employees often demand that companies not just make profits, but also be good corporate...
Time’s Up: Now We Need to Change the Conversation

Time’s Up: Now We Need to Change the Conversation

By Jane Randel Hallelujah! #MeToo is not only sticking around, but inspiring campaigns against sexual harassment like #AfterMeToo and the celebrity-driven Time’s Up campaign, which was a big focus at the Golden Globes. In the past, our flea-like attention spans have...

From #MeToo to #WhatsNext

By Jane Randel Every day there are new stories of well-known men accused of sexually harassing or assaulting their female colleagues. After the initial “shock,” the focus turns to the penalty and how these men will be punished for their actions. Beyond losing their...