Best Practices in Social Innovation - Free VolunteerMatch Webinar with Jason Saul, CEO, Mission Measurement, 1/25

Jan 11, 2011 8:00 AM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 11, 2011 - In the latest Best Practice Network webinar from VolunteerMatch, business consultant and leader on measuring social impact, Jason Saul, Founder and CEO of Mission Measurement LLC, will explore the concept of social responsibility and empower companies to take back control of the social agenda.

The session is based on Jason Saul's book Social Innovation Inc. and expertise in the field. Issues like the environment, education, health care and international development are now huge areas of economic influence...and business opportunity. To seize this opportunity, companies must develop a new generation of social strategies. Instead of using business to drive social change, companies are using social change to drive business.

Speaker Profile: Jason Saul, Founder and CEO, Mission Measurement LLC

Jason Saul is one of the nation’s leading experts on measuring social impact. He is the founder and CEO of Mission Measurement LLC, a strategy consulting firm that helps corporations, nonprofits and public sector clients to measure and improve their social impact. He has advised some of the world’s largest corporations, government agencies and nonprofits, including: Walmart, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Kraft Foods, Levi Strauss & Co., Easter Seals, American Red Cross, the Smithsonian and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Prior to founding Mission Measurement, Jason practiced as a public finance attorney at Mayer, Brown in Chicago.

Jason serves on the faculty of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches corporate social responsibility and nonprofit management. He also serves on the faculty of Boston College’s Center for Corporate Citizenship. Jason is the founder of the Center for What Works, a national nonprofit focused on benchmarking and performance measurement. He is the author of numerous books and articles on social strategy and measurement, including: Benchmarking for Nonprofits: How to Manage, Measure and Improve Performance; Social Innovation, Inc.: Five Strategies to Drive Business Value through Social Change; and The End of Fundraising: How to Raise More by Selling Your Impact.

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