awards – The National Center for Social Impact

Closing the Skills Gap: MSSC and Amatrol Launch ’Skill Boss,’ a Major Innovation in Workforce

The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), a Washington, D.C-based industry- non-profit, and technical training company Amatrol launched the MSSC CPT + Skill Boss training machine for Certified Production Technicians (CPT) at the 53rd Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference hosted by SkillsUSA. "Manufacturing executives have argued for decades, and still argue, that they need more workers with deeper technical and creative problem-solving skills to be competitive in [...]

GSG Impact Honors Nominations Open

Welcome to the GSG Honors!   The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG), an independent multilateral catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship, invites applications for the 2017 GSG Honors. The awards will be presented at the GSG Impact Summit 2017 in Chicago, July 10-11, 2017. The individual or organizational winners, in four categories, will be flown to Chicago to receive the honors from Sir Ronald [...]

Webinar: National ApprenticeshipUSA Awards

Virtual Thursday, June 08, 2017 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET data-toggle="tooltip" data-placement="right" title="Server TimeZone: Thu, Jun 08, 2017 03:00 PM ~ Thu, Jun 08, 2017 04:00 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)" In 2017, the National Apprenticeship system celebrates a major milestone – 80 years since the enactment of the National Apprenticeship Act in 1937.  In acknowledgement of this milestone, the Department is sponsoring the National [...]

Nominations Open for Guardian Sustainable Business Awards for leader of the year and unsung hero

Readers, cast your votes. The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards are not just about recognising organisations driving change, we want to reward individuals too. Today we’re opening reader nominations for two special awards. Business leader of the year 2017 This award will be given to a leader who has shown dedication and bravery in progressing the sustainable business agenda, both within their own organisation and sector [...]

The Unilever Global Development Award – Shortlist

Recognising businesses that can demonstrate positive impact against one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Adopted on 25 September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030. The SDGs, also known [...]

2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge

About the Challenge InnovateHER: SBA is searching for innovative products and services that help impact and empower the lives of women and families. Due Date:  Jun 23, 2017 @ 11:59pm Winners Announced: July 31, 2017 Prizes First Place    $40,000 Second Place     $20,000 Third Place    $10,000 *** UPDATE – 3/23/2017 – Please note the following adjustments to key dates (these changes are also reflected [...]

Echoing Green Social Impact Talent Report

Each year, Echoing Green evaluates thousands of applications in order to identify high-potential social change leaders from around the globe. We believe these 73 next-generation innovators have the talent and drive to launch bold new ideas for solving some of today’s most pressing and entrenched problems around the world. We are eager to bring this remarkable group to New York for connections and interviews as [...]

Meet the 2017 Skoll Awardees for Social Entrepreneurship

PALO ALTO, CA, MARCH 27, 2017 —Kicking off next week’s 14th Annual Skoll World Forum, the Skoll Foundation announced the four recipients of the 2017 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. The Skoll Awards distinguish transformative leaders whose organizations disrupt the status quo, drive sustainable large-scale change, and are poised to create even greater impact on the world. With the 2017 announcement, the Skoll portfolio now [...]