Korngold, Alice

Alice Korngold is co-editor of "Giving Thoughts" and the author of "A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems…Where Governments Cannot" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and "Leveraging Good Will: Strengthening Nonprofits by Engaging Businesses" (Jossey Bass, A Wiley Imprint, 2005). For over 20 years, she has been training and placing business executives on NGO/nonprofit boards and consulting to corporations, foundations, and NGOs/nonprofits on board governance, CSR, and sustainability.

Posts by Korngold, Alice

  • Choosing Your Nonprofit Partner: Mitigating Risk, Leveraging the Opportunity (09.09.16 )

    Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts, and Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems…Where Governments Cannot Company executives who are responsible for CSR, foundations, and branding, must often choose among various nonprofits to serve as partners. In some cases, they will even be recommending a role for the company CEO to […]

  • Facing Race in America: The Role of Corporate Philanthropy (08.25.16 )

    Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts, and author of A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems…Where Governments Cannot Given the extreme distress facing our communities due to racial injustice, and calls for “truth and reconciliation” to address our nation’s history of slavery and its legacy, companies and their foundations face this question: […]

  • Q&A with Bob Jones: Old National Bank Foundation Strengthens Board with Nonprofit Representation (08.16.16 )

    By Bob Jones, Chairman and CEO, Old National Bancorp and Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts, and author of A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems…Where Governments Cannot Old National Bank launched its foundation a decade ago with the goal of strengthening communities and positively impacting lives throughout its footprint. Ten years, […]

  • Inspiring the Electorate Through Volunteer and Board Service (08.02.16 )

    By Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts Blog, and Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit By Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot Building successful communities with high employment, quality education and healthcare for all, and vibrant social services and cultural offerings are in the best interest of society and business. This coming November, we […]

  • Brexit: A Cautionary Tale for Nonprofit Boards (06.29.16 )

    By Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts Blog, and Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit By Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot Three-quarters of the UK’s FTSE 250 companies had not discussed contingency planning for a possible Brexit with the chairman of the board or the chairman of the audit committee. The failure of […]

  • The Board’s Responsibility to Determine its Role (06.23.16 )

    By Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts Blog, and Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit By Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot This is the first in a series of posts about building highly effective nonprofit boards. It is essential that each nonprofit board clearly determines what it seeks to achieve in advancing the […]

  • Gender-Inclusive Boards: Better for Business and Better for the World (05.02.16 )

    By Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts Blog, and Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit By Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot Boards with women are not only more successful financially, but they are also more effective in achieving the company’s social responsibility and environmental purposes. Unfortunately, male board members are less likely than […]

  • Philanthropy Can Be Instrumental in Growing Your Company’s Value (04.07.16 )

    By Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts Blog, and Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit By Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot Your corporate philanthropy program should be designed to help achieve your company’s foremost objectives. For many companies, these goals include growing demand for your products in emerging markets, building a more diverse […]

  • Nonprofit Board Service Should Be Accompanied By Donations (09.29.15 )

    by Alice Korngold, Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit By Solving Global Problems… Where Governments Cannot Service on nonprofit boards provides business executives and professionals with a unique opportunity to develop as leaders. In fact, nonprofit board service is the ultimate experience in ethics, accountability, leadership, group dynamics, crisis management and communications. On […]

  • Nonprofit Boards: Boot Camp for Corporate Executives (08.06.14 )

    By Alice Korngold, Author, A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems…Where Governments Cannot With global corporations actively pursuing growth opportunities in emerging markets, Harvard Business School Professor Bill George raises the compelling leadership development challenge facing these businesses in this HBR blog. He points out how companies require entirely new approaches […]

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