CSR Panel – Thursday January 30th!

CSR Panel – Thursday January 30th!

Please join Simmons Net Impact for our 7th annual CSR panel on Thursday January 30, 2014. Title, “Fair Fashion: CSR Challenges in the Apparel Industry,”  the panel will discuss the apparel industry’s trend of on-shoring, supply chain transparency, human rights and consumer awareness, among other relevant topics. Networking event: 5:30pm Panel: 6pm – 7:30pm Location: … Continue reading

2013 Net Impact Conference

2013 Net Impact Conference

The 2013 Net Impact Conference is this week! October 24-26 in San Jose California. This year over 15 representatives from Simmons SOM will be joining the conference and participating in the many interactive sessions, workshops, and networking events focused on the following tracks: Career & Professional Development Community Development Corporate Impact Energy & Clean Tech … Continue reading

Welcome to our new Leadership Team!

Simmons Net Impact is pleased to welcome the 2013-2014 leadership team! President: Ananda Jaakson President Elect & VP of Marketing: Olga Karagiannis VP of Events & Co-VP of Social Media: Ellen Shea VP of Membership & Co-VP of Social Media: LaNitra Webb The team will operate under the guidance of the new Net Impact faculty … Continue reading

Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events!

Hey Members! There are a couple of great local events coming up… Mark your calendars! The Social Enterprise Institute’s November Lecture Series featuring Akshaya Patra on Food for Education: Join the Social Enterprise Institute as we welcome Ms. Madhu Sridhar, the President and CEO of Akshaya Patra for our special November Social Enterprise Lecture Series … Continue reading

Join the team! Now accepting applications

Join the team! Now accepting applications

  Simmons Net Impact is now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 leadership team! Are you a full or part-time SOM graduate student who wants to gain leadership experience and make an impact at Simmons?   2012 was a phenomenal year for our chapter and we expect 2013 to be even better! Consider applying for one … Continue reading

KALLARI Chocolate Tasting Event

KALLARI Chocolate Tasting Event

KALLARI CHOCOLATE Tasting Event Tuesday, October 23rd 5-5:45PM Sponsored by Simmons Net Impact Join us for a  tasting and talk with Judy Logback (MBA/MEM) Managing Director of KALLARI Chocolate. KALLARI is the only farmers’ cooperative in the world that harvests, markets, and enjoys all profits from its own line of organic chocolate.  KALLARI chocolate is produced … Continue reading

CSR Panelists Added! Don’t forget to register!

CSR Panelists Added! Don’t forget to register!

We have such a great lineup for next week’s CSR Panel themed “Food & Health: The Impact of Your Choices.” We’ve recently confirmed that representatives of Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aramark will be joining us! Check out the full lineup below. And don’t forget — this year’s panel will be preceded by a career networking hour … Continue reading

Extended 15% Discount on Conference!

Extended 15% Discount on Conference!

Hi all, REALLY exciting news! The Marketing Team manager for the 2012 Net Impact Conference just secured an extended 15% discount for our entire Marketing Team to help us continue to get our numbers up! This limited-time discount will expire next Wednesday, Oct 3, and the registration code is 2012ERDE. Questions? Drop us a line: … Continue reading

CSR Panel in Health & Wellness: What would you ask?

CSR Panel in Health & Wellness: What would you ask?

We are gearing up for this year’s sixth annual CSR panel and are really excited about our topic. We are hosting companies in healthcare (Partners Healthcare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield), food service production (Sodexo, Aramark: think school lunches and hospitals), and food production (Bimbo Bakeries USA: think Sara Lee, Boboli, Entenmann’s) and are going to be … Continue reading

Changing Energy Behavior at the Workplace

Hey, Simmons Net Impact members! We’d like to make you aware of a FREE event happening this week in Boston! See details below:  What:  Workshop – Changing Energy Behavior at the Workplace When:  Friday, September 21, 12:00 – 4:30 PM (includes lunch and coffee break) Where:  Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, New England Room, 600 … Continue reading