Take action this Women’s History Month
March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the strides made by women and to acknowledge the challenges that still remain. To mark this month, and International Women’s Day on March 8, we hosted the “Embrace Global Equity for Women & Girls” event. It was a wonderful celebration of global progress, a chance to […]
Beating the odds. Meet Rosemarie, Rozina, Martha, Agnes, Zainab and Hanna.
Addressing gender inequality isn’t something that can be handed down from the top — we must empower the people affected to create lasting change. Our charities know this. When they look at the issues facing women and girls, they understand the best way to solve this is to involve the entire community and give women […]
How to help people affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
Updated 2/23/2023 at 9:40 a.m. ET You’ve seen the horrifying coverage of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake (and subsequent quakes) that has affected millions of people across Turkey and Syria. You heard that over 40,000 people have died and might have seen that the UN predicts that that number will top 50,000. You’ve listened to news […]
The many faces of global health
Health and wellness looks different in every country and on every continent. What some may regard as a right in one country, is inaccessible or scarce in another. Global health represents the environments that affect physical, social and mental well-being for all humans.
Himalayan Cataract Project supports eye health in remote communities
In February, Global Impact is focusing on global health and the environments and obstacles that people around the world face on their path to wellness. Global Impact’s featured charity partner, Himalayan Cataract Project, works to screen communities for eye disease and provide restorative eye surgery for a minimal cost. To support this charity and other […]
ChildFund International: The quest to end female genital mutilation
On February 6, the world observes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, pressing to end the cruel and unecessary practice of female genital mutilation around the world.
Changing Finance to Finance Change and Other Learnings from the 2022 Ashoka Changemaker Summit
Last fall, Geneva Global and Global Impact had the opportunity to travel to Brussels, Belgium, to attend and present at the 2022 Ashoka Changemaker Summit. Geneva Global was also proud to be one of the official sponsors of the summit. At the two-day summit, more than 400 social entrepreneurs, funders, corporations and nonprofits gathered to […]
Top 3 situations companies provided employee financial assistance in 2022
What a year… costly hurricanes, devasting tornados, civil unrest, war… sounds rather depressing. As the wise Mr. Rodgers would say, “look for the helpers” and what I have to report is that this year many companies were the helpers for their employees, thanks to their Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). Global Impact works with corporations to […]
11 tips for choosing ethical and impactful photos
About a year into my first “real” job after college, I accidentally got my company sued. One day the CEO called me into his office and asked if I could find a certain stock image on our website and explain how it got there. A few hours later, after doing some searching, I came back […]
Out with the old, in with a refreshed employee giving program
Welcoming a new year means it is also time to welcome another set of resolutions. This year, while you make your plan to read more, eat healthier, and re-connect with that friend you haven’t spoken to in years, don’t forget to also include your workplace goals and intentions.