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Our Insights

The Inner Workings of Empathy
The Inner Workings of Empathy

Mar 29, 2024

What happens to you when you empathize with someone? How does it work? How does it change you?

Leslie Hale

Co-Founder
3 Keys to Successful Corporate Sustainability Partnerships with NGOs
3 Keys to Successful Corporate Sustainability Partnerships with NGOs

Feb 28, 2024

How to develop long-term, meaningful partnerships through trust, communications, and accountability

Judith Hochhauser Schneider

Partner
Design Swarm for Circularity: Harnessing Our Collective Genius
Design Swarm for Circularity: Harnessing Our Collective Genius

Feb 13, 2024

Success at GreenBiz24! Thank you to our amazing Lightning Speakers and participants.

Carey Renn

Co-Founder
Global Impact Collective featured on the World Wildlife Fund’s Sustainability Works blog
Global Impact Collective featured on the World Wildlife Fund’s Sustainability Works blog

Feb 2, 2024

Judith Hochhauser Schneider discusses circularity and design thinking as a tool for collaboration

Saira McDonald

Design Swarms: A Revolution in Collaborative Problem-Solving
Design Swarms: A Revolution in Collaborative Problem-Solving

Jan 27, 2024

The Global Impact Collective is proud to offer Design Swarms® in partnership with Surya Vanka of Authentic Design.

Tom Bouchard

Founding Advisor
Steve Kaneko Walks Down Memory Lane with University of Washington Industrial Design Leaders
Steve Kaneko Walks Down Memory Lane with University of Washington Industrial Design Leaders

Jan 12, 2024

Global Impact Collective co-founder, Steve Kaneko, speaks with NW design pioneers Harold Kawaguchi, Dell King, George McCain, & David Smith

Saira McDonald

Surya Vanka Named 2024-2025 Chair-elect of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Board of Directors
Surya Vanka Named 2024-2025 Chair-elect of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Board of Directors

Jan 11, 2024

Global Impact Collective founding advisor, Surya Vanka, will serve as chair-elect of the IDSA Board of Directors in 2024.

Saira McDonald

We want to work with you!
We want to work with you!

Jan 9, 2024

How we can work with your organization to apply design thinking to social and environmental challenges

James Bernard

Co-Founder
Launching the Global Impact Collective
Launching the Global Impact Collective

Jan 8, 2024

It all began with a conversation: introducing the Global Impact Collective, a design and strategy consultancy.

James Bernard

Co-Founder
Unlocking the creative potential of mission-driven organizations
Unlocking the creative potential of mission-driven organizations

Dec 19, 2023

Why design thinking is an important tool for mission-driven organizations

James Bernard

Co-Founder
Four types of international development organizations and how they work
Four types of international development organizations and how they work

Dec 14, 2023

The international development industry is confusing. Here are some guidelines to help you better understand the players.

James Bernard

Co-Founder
The Revolving Door Problem: Internal Alignment is Critical Before Pursuing Partnerships
The Revolving Door Problem: Internal Alignment is Critical Before Pursuing Partnerships

Dec 12, 2023

Get clear on who owns relationships with partners and learn to avoid confusion when developing partnerships.

James Bernard

Co-Founder
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