Thursday, March 06, 2014

The Financial and Social Value of Impact Sourcing

Courtesy of Sarah Troup, The Rockefeller Foundation

With increased focus on shared value, inclusive business, and corporate social responsibility, businesses are looking for both financial return and social impact in their own practices, and in those of their supply chain. At the Outsourcing World Summit, hosted by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), Impact Sourcing—one way for companies to achieve both goals—was a main session topic.

Putting the Impact Sourcing value proposition to the test, Darcy Antonellis, CEO of Vubiquity and until just recently, President of Warner Brothers Technology Group, Tim Langley-Hawthorne, Vice President IT Governance, Western Union and Gene Agee, Vice President, Sprint, asked thoughtful questions of four Impact Sourcing Service Providers, all partners and friends of the Rockefeller Foundation. These service providers were Samasource, Digital Divide Data, Cloud Factory and Rural Shores.

Read the full blog here:
Reposted from Sarah Troup's blog at The Rockefeller Foundation -

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