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Join a Webinar on the Launch of the Impact Sourcing Standard and Challenge

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC) will host a webinar to launch the newly developed Impact Sourcing Standard and the Impact Sourcing Challenge.


Apply for NEW Global Impact Sourcing Award

Are you and your organization heavily involved in Impact Sourcing? Leadership teams from customer or provider organizations are invited to apply for the Global Impact Sourcing Award (GISA), which recognizes industry professionals who are leaders in Impact Sourcing.


Report: Stakeholder Input on Global Impact Sourcing Standard

GISC and its members are developing a global standard for Impact Sourcing, aiming to define the minimum criteria for organizations that market their social and community impacts as “Impact Sourcing”.


Introduction to the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition Steering Committee

We’re delighted to present the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC)’s first Steering Committee members. Please find below an introduction from each of the Steering Committee members, an impressive group of leaders that have demonstrated real commitment to advancing Impact Sourcing on behalf of their organizations and the GISC.


Impact Sourcing and Inclusive Supply Chains: A Conversation with Bloomberg and Digital Divide Data 

The next wave for employment in outsourcing is not about finding the next location, it’s about thinking more inclusively when tapping local talent.


Impact Sourcing: The Next Global Hiring Trend 

Procurement leaders are looking for ways to show they are making a positive impact on society. BPO providers are looking to differentiate themselves and identify new talent that meets their needs. Impact Sourcing offers this opportunity.


Recording Available for GISC/IAOP Webinar 

On June 15, the GISC partnered with the IAOP to host a webinar about impact sourcing. The recording of the webinar is now available on the IAOP website.


Impact Sourcing and Inclusive Supply Chains: A Conversation with Microsoft’s Tim Hopper


Impact Sourcing In Action: Autism Empowerment Kit

This report focuses on workplace inclusion of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It provides employers with guidance, recommendations, and resources for providing support and workplace accommodations to empower autistic employees throughout their employment lifecycle—from recruitment to training and career development. This is the first of a series of reports on the inclusion of diverse individuals in the workplace, produced by GISC in partnership with GISC members.


Podcast: The Role of Impact Sourcing in Global Site Strategy 

Hear GISC’s Jon Browning present on Impact Sourcing and the GISC at the IAOP Outsourcing World Summit 2017.

Upcoming Events

Reducing Poverty through Employment: Connecting SDGs 1 and 8

2019 October 17-October 18

On the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, join BSR and the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC) for a practical discussion on how companies can connect the dots between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 8 and 1 to create inclusive opportunities for productive and decent employment that lead to sustainable pathways out of poverty.  

Event Archive

For a complete list of previous events, please visit the Event Archive.