Mutual/Membership Benefit Organizations, Other

Net Impact

  • San Francisco, CA
  • www.netimpact.org

Mission Statement

The mission of Net Impact is to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

Main Programs

  1. Community Impact
  2. Impact at Work
  3. Curriculum Change
  4. Net Impact Conference
  5. Local Chapters and Member Network
Service Areas

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International

The Net Impact network includes more than 200 chapters in cities throughout the world, all supported by a small, central office in San Francisco, CA. Since the launch of our first international chapters in Latin America, Asia, and Africa in 2007, Net Impact has been rapidly expanding our global reach, especially in the Asia-Pacific region and Western Europe, where there are more than 20 Net Impact chapters.

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer since 2004

Self-reported

Liz Maw

Keywords

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corporate social responsibility, csr, environment, education, networking, nonprofit management

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EIN

03-0552976

 Number

0878170585

Physical Address

150 Spear Street Suite 500

San Francisco, CA 94105

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies, Associations (Y03)

Professional Societies, Associations (W03)

Student Services and Organizations (B80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Community Impact

This program matches our members with local nonprofits to provide free business assistance. Service Corps matches teams of member volunteers with local nonprofits for marketing, strategy, and finance projects.  Board Fellows places Net Impact members on nonprofit boards for one-year fellowships. Theprogram brings valuable business skills to nonprofits, while exposing Net Impact members to
nonprofit management and governance in practice.

Category

Community, Business & Industry

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 2

Impact at Work

The Impact at Work program develops and supports a community of Net Impact social intrapreneurs who leverage their business skills and ideals to make a positive difference in their workplace.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 3

Curriculum Change

Our Curriculum Change Initiative develops and supports a community of Net Impact members, including both graduate students and university staff, who leverage their business skills and ideals to make a positive difference in their school’s curriculum.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 4

Net Impact Conference

Our annual conference, held at one of our student chapters each year, is our cornerstone event. The conference features speakers, panels, and workshops focused on topics like corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and nonprofit management. The conference also includes networking opportunities and a career fair and expo. In 2008, over 2,400 individuals participated, inspired by ideas for using business to improve the world.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 5

Local Chapters and Member Network

Net Impact supports over 200 local chapters who organize events and administer our programs on a local level. Our chapters are located in universities and cities around the world. Chapters help to educate the public on issues related to socially responsible business and society, offer opportunities for community and civic impact, and create a stronger social fabric and network for concerned citizens.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The Net Impact network includes more than 200 chapters in cities throughout the world, all supported by a small, central office in San Francisco, CA. Since the launch of our first international chapters in Latin America, Asia, and Africa in 2007, Net Impact has been rapidly expanding our global reach, especially in the Asia-Pacific region and Western Europe, where there are more than 20 Net Impact chapters.

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NET IMPACT
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Net Impact

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Liz Maw

BIO

Liz joined Net Impact as the Executive Director in 2004.  During her tenure, Net Impact has more than tripled paid membership, grown the chapter network to over 200, and launched new initiatives for campus greening, curriculum change, workplace sustainability, and undergraduate chapters.  Liz’s professional experience includes strategic consulting to nonprofits with the Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit strategy consulting firm, as well as fundraising and direct marketing for nonprofit organizations in New York City and Washington, D.C.  She holds a BA with honors from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia Business School, where she was a co-leader of the Net Impact chapter and a recipient of the Joanne Martin Award for Public and Nonprofit Management.  Liz also spent one semester as an exchange student at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley.  As a volunteer, she co-launched Net Impact's first professional city chapter in 2002 in San Francisco.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Jo Mackness

Center for Responsible Business, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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