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Mar 18

University of Texas-Pan American Takes Top Prize for Campaign to Inspire Action on our National Debt

Five students from The University of Texas-Pan American have been awarded first prize in the nationwide 2014 Up to Us campus competition — a five-week challenge that gives a voice to young leaders on fiscal issues. Twenty-two student-led teams from across the country designed plans to educate, engage and inspire action on the challenges the nation faces from rising long-term debt.

Jan 21

College Students Across the Country Take Action to Raise Awareness on America's Fiscal Challenges

Following a year of national discussion on America’s federal budget and long-term debt, today students from across the country are taking matters into their own hands. As part of the second year of the Up to Us initiative, student teams from 24 colleges and universities are launching innovative, creative and thought-provoking campus campaigns focused on fiscal issues.

Dec 17

Students Create Collective Impact by Taking 50,000 Social and Environmental Actions

Net Impact, the leading nonprofit empowering a new generation to work for a sustainable future, is thrilled to announce the winners of this fall’s Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge. The undergraduate Challenge is a competition which inspires undergraduates to take and record small steps to collectively create big social and environmental change. Small Steps, Big Wins is made possible by the Founding and Environmental Partner, Alcoa Foundation, Community Partner, Newman’s Own Foundation, and other leading companies and foundations.

Sep 30

GreenBiz Group and Net Impact Release TD Bank Case Study on Workforce Sustainability

In partnership with GreenBiz Group, Net Impact has released a new corporate case study on TD Bank, a top 10 retail bank in the United States. The report features the learnings and impact of TD Bank’s ambitious Environmental Employee Engagement (EEE) Program first launched in 2012. It serves as both a model and resource for other companies looking to integrate sustainability into corporate culture and processes.

Sep 19

Net Impact Programming Supports Pro Bono Week Oct. 20-26, Alongside Other Leading Nonprofits

Net Impact, the global nonprofit mobilizing a generation of leaders to change the world through their careers, is participating in Pro Bono Week Oct. 20-26 alongside leading nonprofits including the Taproot Foundation, Ashoka, and others.

Sep 09

Campus Leaders Drive World Change Through Small Steps

Today, the Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge returns to college campuses around the world, empowering undergraduates to take small steps to create big social and environmental change. A program of Net Impact, the leading nonprofit empowering a new generation to work for a sustainable future, the challenge is made possible by its title sponsors, Alcoa Foundation and Newman’s Own Foundation, and others.

Aug 15

Net Impact’s Annual Publication Reveals Latest Trends in MBA Programs

Net Impact, a leading nonprofit that inspires a new generation to work for a sustainable future, released its 2013 edition of Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs. Key findings suggest social and environmental issues are a mainstream necessity in MBA programs, in part driven by overwhelming student demand.

Jul 16

Registration Opens for the 2013 Net Impact Conference: Change Starts Here

Registration for the 2013 Net Impact Conference, to be held Oct. 24-26 in California’s Silicon Valley, opens today. Hosted by Net Impact, a global nonprofit inspiring a new generation to work for a sustainable future, this year’s conference is expected to be the largest yet, convening nearly 3,000 thinkers and doers to exchange ideas, build relationships, and develop solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.

May 20

Net Impact's Inaugural Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge Prevents 64,233 Pounds of Carbon Dioxide

Net Impact, a leading nonprofit that inspires a new generation to work for a sustainable future, has announced the results of its first Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge. The Challenge, designed to empower undergraduates to take small steps to create big social and environmental change, drove significant results – including saving more than 64,233 pounds of carbon dioxide.

Jan 22

Millennials from Campuses Around the Globe Tackle the World's Toughest Issues One Step at a Time

On January 22nd, the Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge will launch on college campuses around the world, inspiring students to take small actions that add up to big social and environmental impact. Launched by Net Impact, a nonprofit that empowers a new generation of leaders to work for a sustainable future, this intercollegiate competition aims to reach 50 campuses and 300,000 students by May of 2013. Sponsors, including title sponsor Alcoa Foundation and gold sponsor, Microsoft, have helped make the Challenge possible.

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