Jul. 16, 2021 11:52 am
Brittany Bronson: ‘So many Black women get stuck in the middle because we don’t have mentors and champions’
The DEI expert and career coach with experience in both the private and public sector shares what she thinks employers need to do to strengthen DEI practices, as well as ways to improve retention of BIPOC employees.
Nov. 25, 2020 7:30 am
Harnessing the private sector to reform the criminal justice system
Chris Bentley writes about investment decisions that can influence long-term justice system reform in this guest column from ImpactPHL.
Aug. 6, 2020 4:06 pm
To create good jobs for Philadelphians, now is the time to do everything
Guest columnist Matt Bergheiser offers a civic project for consideration: "Let’s unite to grow good and dignified jobs at a scale we could not have imagined even six months ago."
Jul. 21, 2020 5:02 pm
Power moves: Jasmine Sessoms becomes senior VP of corporate affairs for Hilco Redevelopment Partners
The Point Breeze native will handle community and government outreach as the company cleans up and redevelops the former PES refinery site.
Dec. 10, 2019 7:43 am
Pro-tip: If your pitch is patronizing, you’re gonna strike out
Columnist Valerie Johnson has some words for those who discount the expertise of the women professionals they're selling to. And those who have to have the last word.
Apr. 15, 2019 8:00 am
In conversation with Bill Golderer: On changes at Philly’s United Way, his new hires and the bat signal
The CEO with a gift for memorable turns-of-phrase and pop culture allusions has a plan to drop Philadelphia's poverty rate by six percentage points.
Jan. 13, 2016 10:45 am
Social entrepreneurs — Here’s how to choose your revenue model
Many social entrepreneurs are shy about talking about revenue. Don't do that.
Jul. 21, 2014 12:31 pm
Guest Post: The Point of Profit — Do You Really Need It?
This column is part of a monthly series by Tivoni Devor on “The Business of Nonprofits.” What is profit? Profit is all the money your organization has minus expenses, including salaries, bonuses, debt management, etc. Revenue minus expenses equals surplus revenue. Surplus revenue can be used in many ways including expansion, reinvestment and savings. If […]
Oct. 8, 2012 11:39 am
For-Profit ShoeBox Recycling Thinks Beyond the Donation-Oriented Model
Employee Bamba does a quality check on the latest shipment at ShoeBox Recycling. A local recycling startup is putting a new twist on an old business, aiming to prove that green is golden. ShoeBox Recycling, based in Fairless Hills, Pa., is on a mission to recycle unwanted shoes. Not for spare parts — but for […]