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Is the United Nations Getting Ready for the Transformational Power of Forgiveness?

May 17, 2018

During April 24-25, 2018 the United Nations convened a high-level meeting in New York on peacebuilding and sustaining peace. The purpose of the meeting was to assess efforts undertaken and opportunities to strengthen the United Nations work on peacebuilding and sustaining peace. The United Nations... read more

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Thunderbird Knowledge Network Wants Your Feedback

April 24, 2018

Since its resurrection a year ago, Knowledge Network has delivered actionable insights and thought-provoking perspectives to more than 47,000 people! Now it’s time to take it to the next level, and for that we need your help. Take 5 minutes and share your thoughts.read more

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Doing Good While Doing Well

April 10, 2018

It’s a common misconception: a company has to choose between doing well and doing good. But the two are not mutually exclusive. Many very profitable corporations – IBM, Starbucks, and Chipotle to name just a few – are proving that corporate social responsibility (CSR) isn’t just good for society, it’s also good for the bottom line.read more

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Good for the World & the Bottom Line

April 10, 2018

In our highly connected world, people pay attention to corporate behavior. People noticed when Dick’s Sporting Goods banned the sale of assault-type weapons, and when REI said ‘no’ to Black Friday. What’s more: people change their investment in companies when they take a strong stance. In a survey by Cone Communications, 87% of consumers surveyed would purchase a product because the company supported an issue they care about. And 76% would refuse to support a company if its values weren’t aligned with their ownread more

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Climate Change Is a Management Issue

April 4, 2018

Climate change is a hot topic--and what people tend to focus on the most is quantity. How many species are left, how much water is used, how many acres of forest are grown and so on? While the numbers are important, what is even more important is the factor that we can manage: how we use natural resources.read more

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Yep, That’s a Job: Opportunities in Corporate Social Responsibility

April 2, 2018

A simple search on LinkedIn proves that there are no shortages of career opportunities in the field of corporate social responsibility (CSR). And as more companies adopt CSR there will be even more opportunities available. Career options range from CSR Specialist to Social Impact Manager in just about any field that interests you – marketing, politics, media, retail, and many more. A CSR career is a unique opportunity to combine your passion for doing good with an industry that interests you.read more

A B-School’s Role in Speeding Progress for Women in the Boardroom & Beyond

Speeding Progress for Women in the Boardroom & Beyond

March 19, 2018

A seat at the table. A say in the decision. If participation equals representation, then boardrooms around the world need to do better. They need more women.read more

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Women in Entrepreneurship: The 3 Must Haves

March 16, 2018

Entrepreneurship is the new Friday; but, as glossy as it may sound, it's not for everyone. Seventy percent of start-ups fail before getting to their third year and it isn't because they don’t know their stuff or because the product/service they offer is outdated. Instead, it’s because of the personality of the start-ups team members.read more

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Climbing the Corporate Ladder: A 5 Minute Handbook for Women

March 12, 2018

Several issues have been discussed over the years about the role of leadership and its correlation to gender. Often, women feel they have been put on the sidelines when it comes to opportunities at the boardroom table. According to a research study conducted by leadership consultancy firm Zenger Folkman, women represent over 50% of the workforce but only 3-4% of them make it to the CEO level. What happens along the way?read more

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Celebrating International Women's Day 2018

March 8, 2018

Today we are celebrating International Womens Day! Thunderbird is proud to continue its support and help create future leaders and businesswomen in roles, organizations, and communities across the world.read more