Global Washington 2017
Global Washington’s annual conference is well known and well respected for convening the international development community on the West Coast. Participants include NGO practitioners, corporate sustainability executives, research experts, philanthropists and others working on global issues.
The source for a world of connections, Global Washington is the only organization in Washington state where companies and nonprofits work in tandem in global development. This leads to partnerships that create innovative products and solutions for a greater impact in the world.
Scott Jackson, CEO of Global Impact, explains how the organization helps companies and nonprofits achieve their humanitarian missions. The author of Take Me with You: One Person’s Journey to Find the Charity Within, Jackson discusses how the US Pacific Northwest influence is so strong.
Microsoft’s Cameron Birge describes the tech giant’s humanitarian efforts around the world. Microsoft integrated it’s philanthropic work into the company like other business units. “Helping the world to become a better place” has become a part of Microsoft’s essential framework.