The Thought Leadership Blog

Remembering Lloyd (Tom) Green

Tom Green was seldom what people expected. The first time we met I wasn’t quite sure what to make of him. It was the typical kind of cloyingly hot day in Indonesia where the spiced smell of cigarettes sinks into your clothes. Tom had a ready smile and a big handshake....

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MFC appoints new chief of operations

WASHINGTON, DC, FEBRUARY 1, 2016—Social performance management leader MFC has named Krista Hendry as its new chief of operations. Hendry, formerly the executive director of the Fund for Peace, brings more than a decade’s experience working with companies and civil...

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Vietnam gets first international social performance firm

MFC opens new consulting company in Vietnam. “Up until now if a organization wanted to get funding from an international financial institution it could only work with an international consulting company. MFC-VN changes all that,” said Timothy McLaughlin, the company’s director.
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Stand up, speak out and get clear

New social performance management website engages practitioners in dialogue about what they do “If you’re doing this work without an ethical base you’re just co-opting people.” That’s what Wesley Cragg said recently at a session on social performance management in...

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The nine things you need to do to manage a social crisis

By Gary MacDonald You probably already know how it starts. You’re sitting at your desk when the reception or front gate calls to say that the road is blocked by a group of angry people. You may not have known that it was coming – that’s a separate problem for a later...

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