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Three ways to measure your organisation’s social purpose performance

Three ways to measure your organisation’s social purpose performance

More and more organisations are placing social purpose at the heart of their business strategy and it’s easy to see why. Social purpose isn’t just the right…

Introducing ‘Impact-as-a-Service’— software that helps companies make a social impact

Introducing ‘Impact-as-a-Service’— software that helps companies make a social impact

Published in Fortune Magazine June 7, 2021Software has disrupted the world. It has changed our routines and established a new order to our lives. Consider the advances…

Takeouts from a global conversation on Mental Health

Takeouts from a global conversation on Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an incredible toll not just on physical health but on the collective mental health of our world. Across the globe, we have seen both…

Consumers now expect businesses to address inequalities exposed by the pandemic

Consumers now expect businesses to address inequalities exposed by the pandemic

The pandemic has made consumers much more likely to buy from businesses with a social conscience, new research commissioned by EVERFI has found. Some 2,096 adults…

How can businesses help narrow the Covid learning gap?

How can businesses help narrow the Covid learning gap?

Education researchers rarely agree. But on one thing, at least, they are unanimous: the pandemic has widened the gulf in educational attainment between disadvantaged…

UAE businesses are embracing Corporate Social Responsibility as a profitable way to do business

UAE businesses are embracing Corporate Social Responsibility as a profitable way to do business

Corporate Social Responsibility - when businesses adopt practices that have a positive economic, social and environmental impact - is taking off in the UAE. Over…

Four ways that universities can help look after students’ mental health

Four ways that universities can help look after students’ mental health

While the past year has been a struggle for us all, university students have been among those who’ve fared particularly badly. Data from the Office for National…

Closing the learning gap

Closing the learning gap

A year before the pandemic, education researchers found that by the age of 16, disadvantaged children in England were more than 18 months behind their classmates…

Why diversity, equity and inclusion need compassion at their core

Why diversity, equity and inclusion need compassion at their core

Last summer, the shocking deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor prompted waves of protests across the world in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.…

Environmentally-conscious businesses: our young people need you

Environmentally-conscious businesses: our young people need you

One in five young people are so worried about climate change, it gives them nightmares, a poll of 2,000 eight to 16-year-olds found last year. The survey, commissioned…

EVERFI Middle East: Teachers look to businesses to fill the education gap created by Covid

EVERFI Middle East: Teachers look to businesses to fill the education gap created by Covid

In light of the Covid pandemic, ninety-five percent of teachers feel that businesses have a responsibility to support education and fill this gap in learning. This…

EVERFI asks businesses to ‘answer the call’ for a fairer future for young people

EVERFI asks businesses to ‘answer the call’ for a fairer future for young people

The last year has laid bare the scale of inequality in Britain and beyond. That’s why we are now calling on businesses to come together this year to build a…

A view from the frontline: Five things teachers are thinking about after half-term

A view from the frontline: Five things teachers are thinking about after half-term

We have been speaking to teachers nearly every day since the pandemic began, to understand how their needs have changed. Here are five things on teachers’ minds…

Bringing experiential learning alive online

Bringing experiential learning alive online

Despite concerns that online events would present numerous challenges, we have harnessed the huge potential to engage with young people online like never before…

Opinion | The sports industry must try harder to reach the younger generation

Opinion | The sports industry must try harder to reach the younger generation

Now is the time for governing bodies, sponsors and rights holders to think hard about how they reach young people, argues EVERFI EdComs president Nick Fuller in…

Five principles to keep your business’s social purpose goals on track

Five principles to keep your business’s social purpose goals on track

The pandemic has underlined the need for social purpose. Here’s how to make it part of your short, medium and long-term strategy.