Category Archives: Social Responsibility

America SCORES w/ Inspired Art, April 27

America SCORES has long championed the integration of sports into a comprehensive education experience. From playing soccer, to offering up the unique Poetry Slam, the organization has brought multiple activities…

For Youth, By Youth – Global Youth Service Day (with some sports sprinkled in!!)

This upcoming weekend is a special time in the world of service. Actually, in the world overall. The Global Youth Service Day(s), “is an annual campaign that celebrates and mobilizes…

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…

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…

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 &…

Right To Play Announces Partnership with CorporaciĆ³n 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…

Putting your money, eh, kidney, where your mouth is

I was made aware of an amazing story on Monday night, a story that was going to “break” on Tuesday. Not that we are trying to scoop anyone of great…