Our global advisory board member Pushpi Weerakoon recently published an article in the Sri Lankan news on guidelines for good governance.
Over one million people have been displaced by conflict and violence in Nigeria. A joint effort between the Nurturers for Hope, the RETA Peace Institute, and thecontactproject, the One for One Million initiative, supports the women, children, and families affected by violence and conflict in Nigeria. Learn more and give.
A useful tool for any business to learn how to become a force for good. Check out the The B Corp Handbook. Author, B Corp owner and sustainability consultant Ryan Honeyman shows that using business as a force for good can help you attract and retain the best talent, distinguish your company in a crowded market, and increase customer trust, and loyalty. With interviews, tips, and best practices from over 100 B Corporations
Read thecontactproject Year Ahead Report 2015. Our annual newsletter with a look back and our vision forward.
Read more about how the first woman to sail on an Indian Navy ship and the founder of an online peacebuilding magazine are helping thecontactproject contribute to peacebuilding across sectors and around the world.
Read Building Peace Forum’s article on the need for women to have a place at the table for sustainability and peace: Where are the Women? Building Peace beyond the Negotiating Table.
Much more than just being nice, compassion is about looking deeply at ourselves and others and recognizing the fundamental goodness we all share. It’s about opening up to the vulnerable space inside every one of us and letting our barriers down. Empowering personal awakening and social change, it might be the most radical and transformative thing we can do. Watch Joanna Macy, leading environmental activist, author, scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, give her keynote lecture The Courage to See, Power to Choose.
‘Until a strong desire for peace sprouts in human heart, there will not be peace in the world’, these words come from Dr. Pradeep Dhakal who has dedicated his life towards peace in the world. Dr. Dhakal is the Founder and Managing Director of Chetanalaya – Institute for Humanity, Peace and Spirituality and the President of the Karuna Aashraya Foundation. Learn more about Dr. Dhaka and our Global Advisory board.