How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

We are in the midst of an environmental revolution, and today, organizations are at the forefront, faced with the responsibility of leading by example and conducting business with the environment in mind.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

We are in the midst of an environmental revolution, and today, organizations are at the forefront, faced with the responsibility of leading by example and conducting business with the environment in mind.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

We are in the midst of an environmental revolution, and today, organizations are at the forefront, faced with the responsibility of leading by example and conducting business with the environment in mind. Going green at work extends beyond offering recycling receptacles and announcing a lights-off policy. When you support suppliers who over-exploit the natural environment or carry out practices that cause pollution, you are indirectly contributing to ecosystem damage.

Blame the Crowd, Not the Camera: Challenges to a New Open Photo Policy at the National Gallery

Museum 2.0

Five years ago, I wrote a post arguing that museum photo policies should be as open as possible. Last week, he wrote a series of posts about the British National Gallery''s reversal of their photo policy. Michael Savage might say: turn back the photo policy. Reader, I was wrong.

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8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Through long-term sustained engagement with Black voters, BlackPAC is committed to holding public officials accountable to policies that defend the rights and promotes the dignity of the Black community. Since then, the organization has evolved to address policy issues as well.

3 Steps Nonprofits Can Take to be More Energy Efficient

BoardAssist

The college district is also in the process of developing a report card tool that can measure energy performance and policy compliance over time. energy efficiency environment

Interview: Kedar Iyer, PickyPolly

Amy Sample Ward

Government policy: Rewarding citizens for their behavioral changes and better regulating toxic products. Tags: interview application conservation engagement environment innovation mobile

Seminar: Online Video for Policy Impact on Oct. 29

Influence

It's titled "Online Video for Policy Impact." Jeremy Ames who works in the Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor Environments Division, will speak about their Radon Video Contest -- the first video contest run by the federal government. Our next Web Executive Seminar is coming up fast. We've assembled an impressive panel of presenters. Su Patel of WITNESS, will tell you more about the WITNESS Hub a new advocacy platform for sharing and watching videos about human rights.

New on SSIR: #4Change Examines Social Media for the Climate Change Movement

Amy Sample Ward

Collaborative mapping of climate change policy [link]. Tags: case studies issues 4change climate change environment lessons learned social media My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog. For those that follow the #4Change twitter-based chats, this is a post recapping and highlighting our latest conversation on social media application in the Climate Change movement.

Has Your Organization Thought Through its Social Media Policy?

NTEN

"As the use of virtual environments for business purposes grows, enterprises need to understand how employees are using avatars in ways that might affect the enterprise or the enterprise's reputation," said James Lundy , managing vice president at Gartner, Inc. "We advise establishing codes of behavior that apply in any circumstance when an employee is acting as a company representative, whether in a real or virtual environment." Dee Albritton, Fast Forward.

Wiring the Green Movement for Earth Day

Amy Sample Ward

There are TONS of climate activisits and organizations on Twitter - spreading news, policy alerts, new developments, and ideas. How could the platform also integrate policy items as well as education and action items to get people involved? Tags: issues socialchange strategy climate change earth day environment social media Happy Earth Day, everyone! What are you doing today to celebrate the Earth?

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How to Manage People Who Work Remotely

Tech Soup Blog

That's where telework policies come in. Yet even in the most optimal open work environments, certain tasks, meetings, trainings, and creative processes are either impossible or severely limited if employees can't meet face-to-face.

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Does Social Media Make Your Nonprofit Social?

John Haydon

You need social media policies – That encourages the right people to become spokespeople, and not just minimize risk. In short, social media has dramatically changed the environment your organization lives. Strategy policy

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

Everyaction

The primary goal of PEP’s integrated special education and mental health services is to enable children and youth to succeed in the least restrictive environment, ideally their own school district. Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

As policy changes unfold at the federal, state and local levels, the communities and issues we care about as corporate social responsibility professionals inevitably face uncertainty. Council on Foundations Public Policy Summit. Council on Foundations Public Policy Summit.

How to Avoid the Elephant Stampede (And Other Crisis Communications Tips) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

By keeping your ear to the ground and listening carefully to the movements in your environment, you’ll be in control when the stampede hits and you won’t get run over. All Care2 terms of service and privacy policies apply

We've Built The Tools You Need for 2018

Everyaction

Across the country, state and local governments make meaningful policy decisions that affect nearly every issue - from preventing gun violence, to protecting the environment, or safeguarding LGBTQ rights. Throughout 2017, our team introduced some of the most cutting-edge tools to help empower nonprofits to not only reach, but exceed their goals.

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CASE STUDY: Care2 Recruits 10,000 for CHEJ Campaign - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

All Care2 terms of service and privacy policies apply frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Fundamental change at the societal level that will bring about our vision of a world in harmony with the environment. There is an amazing article by Spencer Ackerman about what an Obama administration’s foreign policy might look like. To have a candidate talking in deep, substantive, and cohesive ways about focusing our foreign policy on the betterment of others in the world is a bit mind-blowing.

"Innovation Exchange" at Environmental Defense Fund, and Dave Witzel

Influence

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has launched a new initiative called the Innovation Exchange , to build and strengthen a network of innovators who will develop and adopt environment-friendly business initiatives. see his continuing news feed on " Policy Commons " ideas.) Tags: Environment

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How Ideology Affects Which Causes Donors Support

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Environment: 8.8%. Research and public policy: 1.5%. Environment: 5.9%. Research and public policy: 1.4%. Research and public policy: 1.8%. Environment: 1.3%.

Comparing Twitter Discussion Results with Blogs, Radio & Newspaper

Influence

You can watch or participate in the Twitter discussion , Wednesday June 3, 4pm-6pm EST. This might be a decent case study for anyone without much experience in these venues who is thinking of using Twitter to focus attention around a policy issue. Tags: Collaboration Communication Environment This Wednesday I'll be a guest presenter in a two-hour Twitter-based discussion of environmental issues and social entrepreneurship.

Do you tweet out on a limb?

Steve Bridger

Arguably, you cannot nail down a strategy in an environment of such accelerating turbulence. Set some ground rules: Set a social media policy for your organisation, so it’s clear how to respond to what you’re hearing – and what types of initiatives have internal support.

Burnout, Resilience and Nonprofits: The Latest Research, Trend, and Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the wake of some of the most stressful times for nonprofits and activists that I work with, many are seeking out ways to reduce burnout, practice self-care and build empathetic relationships and supportive policies in the workplace. Simplify Complex Work Environments.

Ask Idealware: Simple Advocacy Tools | Idealware

Idealware

The Good Old Boys are trying to sell off the beautiful environment to their developer friends. Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Ask Idealware: Simple Advocacy Tools By Laura Quinn , September 10, 2007 Eileen asks : We are a small group of "progressives" in the tiny town of Westport MA (pop. 14400).

Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today

EveryAction

Environment. Lambda Legal Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. LPLP is a subsidiary of the Romero Institute, a nonprofit public law and policy center focused on dismantling structural sources of injustice and creating positive solutions.

Shovel-Ready Online Civic Projects #5: "Global Energy Observatory" Interactive Databases and Maps

Influence

It is intended to do all of this in an open, collaborative manner which will engage and support the work of numerous researchers, grad students, government policy wonks and others. To encourage all interested people to understand and analyze energy systems and their impacts on the environment. * Tags: Collaboration Environment Technology

Shovel-Ready Online Civic Project #5: "Global Energy Observatory" Interactive Databases and Maps

Influence

It is intended to do all of this in an open, collaborative manner which will engage and support the work of numerous researchers, grad students, government policy wonks and others. To encourage all interested people to understand and analyze energy systems and their impacts on the environment. * Tags: Technology Environment Collaboration

Medicaid Service Billing for Rehabilitation Agencies: The Advantages of Outsourcing

Vertex Systems

Working with Medicaid also means keeping up with news and policy changes that could affect profit and performance. Outsourcing your billing to a professional service that's completely dedicated to monitoring policy changes and new restrictions helps minimize these risks.

Results are in -- Comparing Twitter Discussion Results with Blogs, Radio & Newspaper

Influence

You can watch or participate in the Twitter discussion , Wednesday June 3, 4pm-6pm EST. This might be a decent case study for anyone without much experience in these venues who is thinking of using Twitter to focus attention around a policy issue. Tags: Collaboration Communication Environment

[Results are in!] Comparing Twitter Discussion Results with Blogs, Radio & Newspaper

Influence

You can watch or participate in the Twitter discussion , Wednesday June 3, 4pm-6pm EST. This might be a decent case study for anyone without much experience in these venues who is thinking of using Twitter to focus attention around a policy issue. Tags: Collaboration Communication Environment The Twitter discussion originally blogged about below took place on June 3, here's my top impressions: First, you can see the full transcript here , posted by the event sponsor Ashoka.

Connect Supporters with Local Elected Officials using Local Advocacy

EveryAction

Across the country, state and local governments make meaningful policy decisions that affect nearly every issue - from preventing gun violence, to protecting the environment, or safeguarding LGBTQ rights. Change doesn’t just happen in Washington, DC. That’s why we expanded EveryAction’s industry-leading advocacy tools to include Local Advocacy. EveryAction clients have already used advocacy forms to send hundreds of thousands of messages to federal elected officials.

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How Nonprofits Can Build Trust with Strong Internal Controls

Connection Cafe

Are you willing you leave the important job of internal controls to a “ catch me if you can ” environment? Comply with laws, regulations and policies. Ignored or missing policies. Component 1: Control Environment.

Demographics Are Destiny: How and Why to Diversify Your Staff Now!

NTEN

By establishing our goals, understanding the true value of diversity, engaging all constituents in the outreach process, and hiring diverse staff, we can achieve our business goals and create a richer working environment. Change Management Community Leadership NPTech NTEN PolicyBy Jocelyn Harmon, Director of Nonprofit Services, Care2 Unless you've been living under a barrel, you know the demographics of the U.S. are changing.

4 Ways Thinking Like A Marketer Will Help Volunteer Retention

TechImpact

Find out if all your volunteers are up to date on your nonprofit’s processes, language, best practices, and policies. Create a better volunteer environment. Corral a team and brainstorm the best ways to improve your volunteers’ working environment.

NetCentric Advocacy: Earth Day Virtual March

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Data in the Party: Whos On First | Main | Wish you Were Here: Phone to Post-Card Ideas for Civic Engagement » April 20, 2005 Earth Day Virtual March On the first Earth Day, 20 million Americans called for a cleaner, healthier environment. It is a reflection of a hostile foriegn policy. It is a reflection of a hostile foriegn policy.

How Successful Nonprofits Invest, and Reinvest, in their Online Presence

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The environment is always changing. Have there been demographic, economic, or policy changes that affect your messages and offerings?

The Importance of Training and Development for Start-ups

Gyrus

A lot of times in bustling start-ups and small business environments, there is an underlying sentiment, along the lines of “I don’t care how you do it, just get it done.” The role of Human Resources is exceedingly difficult in these small environments.

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Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

Gyrus

The best way to ready ourselves for this shifting environment is Continuous Learning. Establishing a formal policy of Continuous Learning. This is the most important step in promoting a continuous learning environment.

Creating the Right Culture at your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

3) Evaluate your Policies – nonprofits rely on people to deliver on their missions, so people need to be happy and productive. That means having good, logical, effective policies both around things like benefits and worklife AND about the way work gets done. Culture is mission.

Sustainability 101: What your nonprofit needs to know

Connection Cafe

When it was first bandied about, the meaning was all about ecology and the environment. Do you have financial policies in place that audit your organizational health? Sustainability. It’s a big word packed with meaning.

Building a Culture of Healthcare Philanthropy with Patients at the Center

Connection Cafe

The current uncertainty of healthcare has shifted much of the talk away from patients and caregivers to policy and process. In an environment where operating margins are often much thinner than is ideal, this revenue stream becomes mission-critical to the overall system.

NetCentric Advocacy: Wiki Program Officer! Wiki a Strategy on Nitrogen for 5-15 million!

Network-Centric Advocacy

If you know environmentalists or others that are working on restoration, nitrogen policy, science of N role int he ecosystem, CAFOs, Farm Bill or just general gurus that know a lot about pollution and nitrogen please tell them to plug into the wiki to shape a real grant program! An increasingly dangerous threat to our environment and human health, nitrogen pollution is degrading water quality and coastal ecosystems, contributing to climate change and posing a variety of health risks.

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