Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

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love.futbol – A physical representation of sport and development

One of the organizations that we have long admired is love.futbol. It’s not just because we, well, love futbol (soccer). It’s really more about the organization’s mission. love.futbol provides an…

Challenged Athletes Center

A physical home for heartfelt work. The Doors Open at the Deni & Jeff Jacobs Challenged Athletes Center

So much of the great work being done in the area of sports and development is about the program itself, not so much the physical location, i.e. the building, the…

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Seeing value, financial and otherwise, in Xenith’s mission

On October 5, 2009 we wrote about a sports equipment manufacturer named Xenith. The story came out after we started seeing a flurry of news about the NFL’s study of…

New publication: Social Responsiblity, Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship in the Sports Industry

Special issue of Journal of Management & Organization: Social Responsiblity, Philanthropy and Entrepreneurship in the Sports Industry Abstract This introduction to the special issue of the Journal of Management &…

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Right To Play Announces Partnership with Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)

Congratulations to Johann and the great team at Right to Play (RTP). We have been long time friends and supporters of RTP. Their commitment to sport and development, as evidenced…

Sport and Social Responsibility Summit 2011 – March 18

Sport and Social Responsibility Summit 2011 Sport continues to deliver countless opportunities for brands and properties to demonstrate their caring credentials as social responsibility is further embedded in the mainstream…

Royce Fellowship aligns sports, academics, and development experiences

Thanks to Eli Wolff, head of the Sport and Development Initiative in the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University for making us aware of the following story. As…

Sport, personal and national development

The economics of sports at this point are undeniable. Many individuals, teams, leagues, organizations, companies make A LOT of money from the games we play. That type of wealth distribution…

Steps up the (sports) corporate ladder

We don’t normally highlight job opportunities – though that may change – but we came across one that we fill is representative of the growth in importance and complexity of…

sportanddev weekly update

Remember, the website for sportanddev is http://www.sportanddev.org/. There you can read a lot of great news and find valuable resources. You can also sign up for its newsletter and see…