Half a world away from where I sit today, 70% of the population lives in poverty in Nigeria’s nine-state Niger Delta region. Of the 30 million people who live in this mostly rural area, 62% are younger than age 30.
This article first appeared on Mashable and I'm sharing it here because the business leaders we work with are always interested in effective ways to engage with local officials to solve community challenges.
[Editor's Note: On February 10th BCLC executive director Stephen Jordan and AccountAbility director Steve Rochlin will cover this topic during the next "Conversations with Stephen" discussion.
By Sara Scheller, BCLC
I recently interviewed Faith Frank, President of the AXA Foundation about AXA Achievement, the foundation's program to offer college access and advice to prospective students and their families.
One in six Americans live in so-called “food insecure” homes. That means one in six Americans is seriously hungry, likely under-nourished or malnourished, and doesn’t know when they’ll have their next meal.
I recently interviewed Mike Messner of Seminole Management Company about the company's involvement with Redfields to Greenfields.
BCLC: Can you describe the driving force behind Redfields to Greenfields?
By Mark D'Alessio
Last month the U.S. Chamber hosted its annual Small Business Summit, and I was pleased to be there on behalf of BCLC to meet some of the most charitable and high-impact business owners our nation has.
I recently interviewed Daphne V. Harris, Manager, Civic & Community Relations for Chrysler Group LLC about the company's community investment projects.