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March 2014

Join net impact l.A. Welcome SocEnt.LA Members Net Impact Los Angeles Chapter invites you to get to know your fellow members at our upcoming events. Check out these photos and join the fun and conversations on topics such as: • What is the future of corporate responsibility?

Volume: 1, Issue : 3

NEWS Look Inside: Announcements

Member Spotlight

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Quickfire Consulting Challenge

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• Can I really influence corporate behavior through the shares of stock that I own? • When should I start a nonprofit? • How do can we support social enterprise in LA? Join the conversation by visting our events calendar at:

www.netimpactla.org/events

We envision a world where business is the creative driving force for EcoSocio solutions. NetImpactLA.org


Announcements! EcoSocio Mixers, Projects, and Workshops

Board Fellows Program At NILAC, we encourage you, our members, to become leaders in your community by serving on nonprofit boards. Therefore we have partnered with the Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce’s Riordan Volunteer Leadership Development Program to offer you forty (40) hours of classroom instruction three times a year. The program offers a comprehensive curriculum that provides business professionals with a broad overview of the key areas of nonprofit governance. Seminar topics include board governance, fundraising basics, foundation giving, strategic planning, financial management and marketing & public relations.

Upcoming Events Save the dates and mark your calendars for our upcoming SoCal Net Impact Chapter Mixer and other great events. The events listed below will keep you current on what is happening at Net Impact LA. To attend, please RSVP HERE.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 2nd Annual Impact Investing Forum Brentwood (Luxe Sunset Hotel) 11:30am to 2:00pm – Net Impact Member Discount Code: AIPGUEST --> PURCHASE

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 March Impact “Madness” Mixer West L.A. 6:00pm to 8:00pm – Toyota & Net Impact Personal Impact $2,500 Award Competition

Thursday, April 10, 2014 Sign up today to reserve your spot!

Application Deadline: April 25, 2014 (Click HERE for the Schedule)

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Net Impact L.A. Leadership Elections Online March 13th - March 27th – Nominations March 28th - April 9th - Vote for your favorite volunteer leadership team nominee. Ballots will be counted April 10th.


Member Spotlight Our Most Valuable Resource - Members and Volunteer Chapter Leaders March 2014 Newsletter

Kori Joneson

Premium Member, Leader, EcoSocio Entrepreneur

“I became a Net Impact LA Professional Chapter Member and Leader to get involved in my community, share my knowledge and skills, enhance my professional experience, meet inspiring people and help others make connections,” said Coowner and Director, Kori Joneson of Lead The Difference. Kori currently serves as NILAC’s volunteer EcoSocio Impact Project Lead helping professionals, social entrepreneurs and organizations use business to create a sustainable impact. When asked who she admires for making a sustainable impact in the world today Kori said “the grassroots social entrepreneurs that are popping up all over the world. These people really get that businesses are a part of a community and are responsible for not only thriving and bettering themselves but their communities as well. My hopes are that one day the term “social entrepreneur” will not exist because this approach to business will be the norm for all organizations.” For the full interview click HERE.

Nominate Your 2014-2015 Leadership Team Today! It’s that time of the year at Net Impact when we seek new volunteer leaders to get involved and make an EcoSocio impact in Los Angeles. If you or someone you know would like to join the volunteer leadership team please click HERE to submit your nominations. Deadline: March 27th. Net Impact LA > 3


Quickfire Consulting Projects for Good: A half-day consulting workshop and service corps Each month Net Impact Los Angeles Chapter can make a difference by offering organizations (social enterprises, nonprofits, etc.) pro-bono consulting. Our Net Impact Los Angeles Chapter is interested in partnering with your organization to offer you the time and talent of business leaders to assist your organization with a particular challenge or goal you are currently facing. Our members have skills in:

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Systems thinking

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Integrated bottom line managment

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Strategy development

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Sustainable marketing

For more information contact us today! info@netimpactla.org - subject: Quickfire

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