In The Marketplace
Fall 2015  

We are thankful for all that you do to address social issues every day.  
Here are some of the issues we tackled this Fall.  

-- The Cause Consulting Team

Strategies to Generate Both Local and Global Impact

At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's annual Corporate Citizenship Conference Mark facilitated two interactive panels exploring how businesses solve global challenges. 

Masai Villages are at the Forefront of Social Innovation

On a recent trip to Africa, I witnessed first-hand how mobile technology, education, and innovation are transforming local communities in the developing world.  

Read her blog about how Masai villages across Kenya are doubling down on conservation, entrepreneurship, and education to build the future of their communities.

New Global Music + Technology Program

Launching this Fall, HARMAN Inspired empowers young people to realize their possibilities through the power of music, technology, and service.Through strategic partnerships with nonprofits in the U.S., China, India, Germany and Hungary, HARMAN brings contemporary music education and hands-on STEM learning opportunities to students of all ages. We're proud to be a part of the development and launch of this program. Read the press release about the new HARMAN and Little Kids Rock partnership.

New Healthy Living Strategy Shared by BCBSMA

At a November stakeholder meeting, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts gathered nonprofit health and wellness leaders, to share its new Healthy Living corporate citizenship strategy. Nikki Korn facilitated the session fostering vibrant dialogue about how to deepen collaboration in order to achieve greater impact.  Read about the new platform launch or watch the video .

Corporate Responsibility Guide Launched in 3rd Edition

Deborah Leipziger's The Corporate Responsibility Code Book  is the go-to guide for companies trying to understand the landscape of corporate responsibility-related codes of conduct and standards. In the fully revised third edition, Deborah widens her lens to provide detailed analysis of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Gender Equality Principles and ISO 26000 while updating other key tools such as the Equator Principles, the OECD guidelines and GRI's new G4 framework. Pre-order a copy today on Amazon .
Other News...

Read Daniel Smelansky's blog  about his experience participating in Cause Consulting's Youth Designers Take Action PSA Competition

Watch Nikki's BNN interview on designing the high school of the future.

Read the summary of Mark's keynote from the 2015 Jimmy Fund Corporate Partner Summit.

Amy, Natalie and Kayla celebrated the launch of  Fresh Truck, an innovative approach to bringing fresh food and programming to Boston.

Cause Consulting

Cause Consulting is a strategy and communications firm dedicated to
strengthening business + impacting society.  We are thrilled to be part of the global dialogue about this rapidly growing field. Let us know if we can share our ideas with you.