WINGS Network Monthly Update – December

WINGSForum – On the Road to Mexico

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Early bird registration for members has been extended until Jan. 12th! Visit the WINGSForum website to find out more.

News

CECP releases new publication: Investing With Purpose

screen-shot-2016-12-06-at-16-02-38The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) has released a new publication, ‘Investing with Purpose’.This is an inaugural study that outlines six approaches for large companies to enhance their investments and corporate societal engagement initiatives and offers a road map for companies to get their start. You can read the full report here.

 

Giving Tuesday Re-Cap

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This year was another successful year for the #givingtuesday campaign. PayPal, an online payment system, have announced that users donated more than $48 million globally on #givingtuesday 2016, beating the previous GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® for the “most money raised online for charity in 24-hours” from last year. Read more about the results from #givingtuesday here.

Events

NileTESOL Conference

Cairo, 23rd – 24th Jan

NileTESOL is a professional association for all those individuals who are actively involved in the development of the teaching of English and in teaching content in English in Egypt and globally.

2017 Board of Boards (CECP)

New York, 27th Feb

CECP’s Board of Boards, a Forbes-named top three “power player” event for CEOs, is a three hour, closed-door networking discussion. The event provides the opportunity for peers to discuss the business imperative for infusing stakeholder needs into core business strategy. Remarks from CEO Force for Good honorees inform a board meeting-style conversation. This year’s event includes first-ever strategic investor presentations in the afternoon.

IFIP Pacific Regional Hui

Ōtaki, New Zealand, 8th – 9th May

A rare opportunity for funders and indigenous leaders/groups to meet together in a small indigenous Māori community, only an hour from the capital city, that initiated a tribal development plan 30 years ago. Witness the development.

Philanthropy Summit 2017

Wellington, New Zealand, 10th – 12th May

Innovation is playing an increasingly crucial role in the success of communities, organisations and even countries and can fundamentally shift the impact of philanthropy. In May 2017, Philanthropy New Zealand are hosting the country’s largest gathering of leaders involved with philanthropy. Held at Te Papa, Innovate for Impact will bring together global and local thought leaders from philanthropy, business, iwi, government, investment and the community sector along with innovators for the two-day summit.

Membership Update

To learn more about membership, email Sarah.

Alliance Magazine

Did you know that WINGS members are eligible for a free or discounted subscription to Alliance Magazine? Be sure to reach out for more information.

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