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Our obsession with heroic sustainability leaders will leave us all disappointed

Our obsession with heroic sustainability leaders will leave us all disappointed | employee community engagement | Scoop.it
We need to let go of the assumption that captains of industry must control, rather than liberate and empower, people and nature
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VSO launches new global facility for corporate volunteering - Devex

VSO launches new global facility for corporate volunteering - Devex | employee community engagement | Scoop.it

VSO launches new global facility for corporate volunteering Devex The idea came about after the U.K.-based volunteering organization and its corporate partner Accenture realized the growing “appetite and need for business skills in development...

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Congratulations to VSO for stewarding this through from the initial idea and securing DFID funding.  Leveraging skills from employees into programmes receiving government aid is a great way to add significant value.

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Companies increasingly see sustainability as key to businesses goals http://www.irmagazine.com/articles/sustainability/20311/companies-increasingly-see-sustainability-key-businesses-goals
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McKinsey survey sees sustainability move from risk management to supporting strategic goals and business opportunity 

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Volunteering - A Great Way To Learn Real Executive Leadership

Volunteering - A Great Way To Learn Real Executive Leadership | employee community engagement | Scoop.it

One of the most powerful ways for younger managers to understand and experience the type of leadership needed for the C-Suite is to do volunteer work early in their careers.

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Wholly agree with Karl Moore’s article on Forbes.com about the leadership development opportunities from volunteering for younger managers.  Our experience of international corporate volunteering programs, like the one mentioned in the article are that the impact can be even greater when the volunteering assignments are in an international context.  

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Wholly agree with Karl Moore’s article on Forbes.com about the leadership development opportunities from volunteering for younger managers.  Our experience of international corporate volunteering programs, like the one mentioned in the article are that the impact can be even greater when the volunteering assignments are in an international context.  
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6 Solutions for International Corporate Volunteering

Thinking about offering international volunteer opportunities through your company's volunteering program?
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Good piece that shows the wide variety of ways that companies can look at ICV. Emerging Wold is missing from the list - a great place to go for help in delivering a programme that builds leaders and helps employees reach their potential.

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