A Sustainable Leadership Philosophy, A Box of Beads by Caroline Hunter Late one night in Fall 2015 an email arrived at my inbox about a program called “Get REAL.” I had just finished a long stretch of studying. The only sound in the house was the humming of my hard drive, the only light the fluorescence… More Diversity and Inclusion Events Reflection
Simmons Net Impact will be taking a tour of the Museum of African American History on Saturday 4/9 at 10 am. The group will be departing from the SOM lobby at 10 am. Aside from the museum, the group will also be touring the Meeting House and an African American literature exhibit. There will be… More Event Announcement: Museum of African American History Tour
Simmons Net Impact partnered with American Cancer Society on Sunday March 13th, for the Pedal to End Cancer spin event. The event was hosted at the Seaport Hotel with over 100 spin bikes and snacks provided by KIND Bars and HINT water. The Simmons Net Impact team had a raffle table set up with four… More Event Recap: Pedal to End Cancer
Love to spin? Simmons Net Impact is partnering with the American Cancer Society for a 3-hour spin event on Sunday March 13th! To find out more information about this event & to sign up, check out our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1108304325887018/ We’ll be sharing more information as the date draws closer.
At the 2015 Net Impact Conference, Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) CEO Jerry Stritzke talked about his excitement and uncertainty about whether people would embrace his idea to #optoutside this Black Friday. He had recently announced that REI would be closed on the day after Thanksgiving this year. He encouraged people to flee the traditional consumerism… More Event Recap: Simmons Crew #OptsOutside, Gives Thanks for the Beauty of Nature
Join Simmons Net Impact for our own version of Opting Outside on Black Friday, November 27th, following in the footsteps of REI. Come walk off that Thanksgiving dinner and hike the Crystal Springs Trail in the Middlesex Fells located in Stoneham, MA. Don’t worry! This is a moderate 1.5 mile hike. Please wear appropriate clothing… More Event Announcement: #SimmonsOptOutside on Black Friday!
Need something to do on a Friday night? On November 13th from 5-7pm, Simmons Net Impact will be volunteering at Community Servings to help staff prepare hot meals for delivery to the homes of families and individuals in Massachusetts living with acute life-threatening illnesses. Come join us to make a positive impact and, assemble and… More Upcoming Event: Giving Back with Community Servings
Simmons Net Impact hosted its annual fall panel last Tuesday, October 13, titled, “What Does Sustainability Mean to You?” Leading the discussion was Dr. Indra Guertler, Professor of Practice at the Simmons School of Management and panelists Nancy Buzby (Environmental Defense Fund), Kyle Cahill (Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA) and Mark Buckley (Staples). Together, students… More Event Recap: Talking Sustainability & Resetting the New Normal at the Simmons Net Impact Annual Fall Panel
The Simmons Net Impact Chapter is sponsoring a Tour and Tasting at Taza Chocolate Factory on Monday, October 26th, from 12-1 p.m. at the factory in Somerville, MA(561 Windsor Street in Somerville, MA 02143). Just in time for Halloween, the tour will focus on Taza’s mission to create high quality stone ground organic chocolate, while… More Event: Join Us 10/26 for a Taza Chocolate Factory Tour!
“What Does Sustainability Mean to You?” is the theme of this year’s Simmons Net Impact Fall Panel. It will be held on Tuesday, October 13th, 6-8:30pm on the 5th floor of the Simmons SOM building. We are honored to have three influential panelists this year from a diverse set of business sectors, ranging from healthcare to CPG. Together,… More 2015 Fall Panel: What Does Sustainability Mean to You?