The website below stopped being updated in 2007.
For an overview of Net Impact in the News, click here.
Net Impact is a network of business leaders committed to using the power of business to improve the world. Originally founded as Students for Responsible Business in 1993, Net Impact has developed into a mission-driven network of nearly 11,000 new leaders for better business and more than 100 graduate student & professional chapters. Net Impact's global network of MBAs, graduate students and professionals includes a diverse group of individuals representing thought-Leaders for the future of business, CSR Leaders, Social Entrepreneurs, Environmental & Renewable Energy Experts, Nonprofit Directors, International Development Specialists, and Socially-Responsible Investors. See Net Impact national's Membership Page for more information about how to join.
The DC Net Impact Professional Chapter is a gathering point for local professionals interested in the goals of Net Impact. We are proud to have been recognized as e Net Impact's Professional Chapter of the Year in 2005. Today, in collaboration with other members of the Washington Area Business Alliance for Sustainability (WABAS), we feature monthly tours/happy hours of local sustainable businesses, panels on topics of interest to members, happy hours, film discussions, and more.
Join our yahoo group at http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/DC_Net_Impact/ where we promote our various events and activities. Or, view current events at the WABAS Calendar.
(Click here to check out a list of past events for: 2004 | 2005 | 2006)
Local Net Impact Chapter Contact Information:
(If you can not reach a particular student chapter, please contact the DC Professional chapter and we will try to help you.)
Why join Net Impact?
- Invest in a movement to shape the future of business and society
- Network with over 11,000 like-minded new generation leaders in-person and online
- Build relationships with Net Impact members locally through our chapter system
- Attend local and national events such as speaker series, career panels and social activities
- Stay on top of relevant news and trends related to socially responsible business through Net Impact e-publications
- Access career resources and hundreds of job postings exclusive to Net Impact members
- Get involved in your community through our nonprofit business consulting program
What is the difference between limited and paid membership?
Limited membership includes: Ability to attend local and regional events, Subscription to monthly newsletter, Leading Business, Limited access to news and trends related to socially responsible business, social entrepreneurship, and corporate social responsibility through the Net Impact website, and Access to online discussion boards centering around issues such as socially responsible investing, renewable energy, international development and more
The benefits of paid membership include: All of the above, as well as: Investment in the future of business and society, Access to our member database of over 13,000 individuals, Access to exclusive, MBA-level job and internship postings, A discount to the annual Net Impact conference, Resources related to careers that combine business skills and social value, A subscription to CSR Weekly, a weekly publication related to corporate social responsibility, and Discounts to chapter organized events.
Grants and fundraising cover only a fraction of the costs to support our network. We depend on modest annual membership dues to continue to expand and strengthen the network that our members value. Lifetime membership is $350. Full professional membership is $50 a year. Full student membership is $25 a year. Limited membership is free. For more details see: http://www.netimpact.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=19.
What is the difference between Net Impact in my city and Net Impact central?
Net Impact central is the central office of the Net Impact network based in San Francisco Through its staff, Net Impact central expands the Net Impact network, supports the 100+ chapters, and manages programs and services.