Noelle Forde, Senior Underwriter, Zurich Life Assurance plc and Tackle Your Feelings Ambassador takes us through her journey of dealing with postnatal depression and how she has used the tools and techniques she learnt over the past few years to cope with balancing full-time work, homeschooling and other maternal duties during the pandemic.
GOOD HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Gary Shaughnessy, Chair of Parkinson's UK and Z Zurich Foundation and former CEO EMEA, Zurich Insurance, shares his personal story of managing the progressive neurological condition, and the lessons learnt that can help others navigate uncertainty and stress within the workplace.
9th April 2020, 4pm-5pm BST. Our panel of humanitarian leaders discuss the immediate needs created by the pandemic and the best way for the private sector to support them.
This month sees the start of the Paralympic Games, and we will explore the transferable skills between sport, employment and entrepreneurship, as well as highlight athletes who have set up businesses to tackle food poverty, mental health, childhood development and the disability employment gap. This is a collaboration with two of our Knowledge Partners, Untapped and thinkBeyond. In this article, Anna Parisi, Co-Founder, Untapped, shines a light on Paralympians who are focusing on social impact projects outside of their lives as athletes.
Matthew Barrett is the Co-Founder of Goal Click, a global football storytelling platform helping people understand one another and the world through football. In this article, he introduces Goal Click Refugees, a series run in partnership with UNHCR, and articulates why the private sector must have a role in supporting displaced people around the world. Part of ‘Game On’ - a content stream exploring the intersection of sport, business and social impact, run in partnership with thinkBeyond.
Snigdha Sahal, Executive Director and CEO of Action Against Hunger India, shares her personal story of leadership through a global crisis, and what has helped her find balance amidst the turbulance.
Radha Balani, Director of Design and Facilitation at thinkBeyond, explains how the organisation adapted quickly to devise a funding model which has supported the sport-for-good sector around the world during the pandemic.
As part of Game On - Sport for Social Impact this month, run in partnership with thinkBeyond, we will shine a spotlight on how the sport-for-good sector came together to help communities recover and rebuild from Covid-19, exploring how sport has responded and adapted to support some of the world’s most vulnerable people during the pandemic. Here, Denali Lander, Executive Director, Youth Run NOLA, shares how the organisation has evolved its purpose during the Covid-19 crisis and used the pandemic as an opportunity to revaluate what it stands for and why.
As part of our 'MindMatters' channel, we spoke to the Founder & CEO of the world's first crowdfunding platform for homeless people, Alex Stephany, to discuss how he safeguards his mental wellbeing, and that of his team, whilst leading a fast-growing social enterprise.
Meaningful Business and thinkBeyond are excited to present ‘Game On’ - a content stream exploring the intersection of sport, business and social impact. In this launch article, Nick Keller, Founder and President of thinkBeyond, shares the multiple benefits of sport as a pathway for positive change, and its role in helping communities recover from the pandemic.