Social Impact Initiative Trends

2023 Trends

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2022 Trends

TREND 1: Change for Good

TREND 2: Nothing About Us Without Us

TREND 3: Stories are as Important as Numbers

TREND 4: Diversity Hiring Changes Lives

TREND 5: Co-Creation Supersedes Consultation


2021 Trends

Corporate Social Responsibility

TREND 1: CSR is an Expectation Not a “Nice to Have”

TREND 2: Putting Investments to Work in a Way That Truly Matters

TREND 3: Purpose and Fulfillment Lead

TREND 4: Climate Change is Front and Center

TREND 5: The Impact of Covid

TREND 6: Corporations Embrace Activism

Social Impact

TREND 1: The Human Aggregation Business Will Bounce Back

TREND 2: Geography Continues to Gain Importance

TREND 3: The Purpose Economy Will Accelerate


2020 Trends

TREND 1: Transparency is so in

TREND 2: Making time to do good: an everyday expectation

TREND 3: Leaders who inspire = brands that inspire

TREND 4: Purpose is profit

TREND 5: Impact beyond grant-making


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