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Dreamforce 2017

We’ve teamed up with Salesforce.org to cover Dreamforce 2017, San Francisco’s biggest annual convention and the world’s largest nonprofit technology conference, taking place November 6-9. This year we will be covering key global issues from the conference including education, workforce development, and impact – through engaging discussions with thought leaders on the front lines of social change. Stay tuned for live Facebook interviews as well.

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How Nonprofits Harness Artificial Intelligence to Make a Better World
The idea of access to artificial intelligence (often referred to as “AI” for short) for all is still at a nascent stage. Nevertheless, its potential is limitless – from refugee assistance, to helping students at risk of not completing school, to shortening the response time for teens who are in a personal crisis. During the recent ...
Nov 22, 2017 10:40 AM ET
How to Run With the Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, also known as the Global Goals) are not just for the environmental or social impact sector. In fact, they are designed for everyone as they can serve as inspiration for every person, company and NGO that seeks to do their part to transform our world. The SDGs apply to government and the private sector, cities and rural areas, and...
Nov 15, 2017 7:45 AM ET
In the Face of Climate Change: The Challenges of Sustainability Leadership
Climate change affects everyone–every individual, business, city and nation. And the risks are even more acute in the world’s poorest regions, compounding inequality worldwide. Thankfully, many environmental leaders from multiple sectors have refused to be intimidated by the scale and complexities of climate change. The obstacles to taking on climate action are many, including...
Nov 14, 2017 1:15 PM ET
How Women Leaders in Technology Transform the Non-Profit World
In recent years, the nonprofit sector has witnessed more women ascending to technology management positions. These leaders are on the front lines of discussions on management and employee engagement. And at a time when many organizations are shifting to a social enterprise model, technology remains central to NGOs’ missions. During the ...
Nov 13, 2017 8:20 PM ET
Salesforce.org, From Corporate Philanthropy to Social Enterprise
For 18 years, Salesforce.org has been central to the customer relationship management (CRM) and cloud computing giant’s culture. The company has long touted what it describes its technology as a powerful equalizer that provides access to data and knowledge to NGOs and educational institutions. This strategy is about far more than Salesforce simply cutting checks to what it sees as...
Nov 13, 2017 3:00 PM ET