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Join Us at Upcoming Event to Learn about Impact Sourcing

We invite you to join us at an event on 19 September, which will include an introduction to Impact Sourcing and the GISC, an interactive panel discussion with GISC member companies, an opportunity to hear from impact workers directly, and time for networking. Join us to learn how procurement teams are tackling unemployment and poverty in the Bay Area—and from all countries from which they source—through Impact Sourcing.


Why Hiring 100,000 Impact Workers Is Only the Beginning: Interview with The Rockefeller Foundation

This week, the GISC challenged the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry to hire 100,000 new impact workers by the end of 2020. The group also announced the launch of the world’s first Impact Sourcing Standard, designed to increase the adoption of Impact Sourcing by setting out uniform criteria for what it entails.

At the launch, we caught up with Mamadou Biteye, Managing Director, Africa Regional Office, The Rockefeller Foundation, as he reflected on the development of the GISC and its progress to date.


Our Challenge to Businesses: Hire 100,000 New Impact Workers by 2020

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC) is challenging the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry to hire 100,000 new impact workers by 2020.


GISC Participates in EOA France Event


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.

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