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Podcast: How Social Mission Fuels Growth at DDD
Join DDD's Jeremy Hockenstein and Sopheap Im with CultureLab's Aga Bajer about how important it is for an organisation to have a meaningful mission and purpose. Can a meaningful social mission help you grow your business and win in the marketplace? Digital Divide Data (DDD) proves that it can.
GISC members report first year progress of the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge
One year ago, the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge launched with the goal of creating jobs for those most in need through the power of procurement and global supply chains. 17 GISC member companies have pledged to hire more than 25,000 new impact workers by the end of 2020.
One Year In: Meeting the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge
We are excited to share some of the stories of the impact workers who have been employed by GISC members since the launch of our Challenge in order to offer insight into how a company’s procurement decisions can truly contribute to poverty alleviation and inclusive growth around the world.
How Companies Can Balance Social Impact and Financial Goals
DDD, a social business that trains and hires underprivileged workers to do outsourced IT work. DDD’s founder and initial management team knew that they focused more energy on their mission than on making money, so they made sure that their board included some tough-minded, business-savvy members.
Impact sourcing and young social entrepreneurs: Two approaches to tackle youth unemployment
Digital Divide Data was one of the first firms to adopt Impact Sourcing, which generally means that firms, usually operating in global supply chains, selectively employ staff from disadvantaged target groups.
Expanding the AWS Cloud – An AWS Region is coming to South Africa!
One of my favorite stories to come from Africa, however, is the work we are doing alongside our partners—Intel and Digital Divide Data—to help the National Museums of Kenya digitize their entire collection of artifacts.
DDD Presents at AWS Summits and ReInvent
AWS generously featured the National Museum of Kenya and the AWS/DDD Cloud Center of Excellence in Kenya workforce development program at several of its 2017 summits and conferences. The story was presented to tens of thousands of attendees from the commercial, public sector and NGO communities. Below are links to the videos DDD developed for these forums and presentations.