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  • SuiteImpact Team Singapore Gives Back, One Laugh at a Time

    We have all heard the old adage “laughter is the best medicine” and you have to admit, a single funny joke can indeed cheer up the saddest of faces. But for NetSuite.org, the corporate citizenship arm of the company, that adage was exactly what our recent SuiteImpact Team charity event in Singapore was all about – to help heal people with cancer one laugh at a time.Through the SuiteImpact Team, an initiative connecting NetSuite employees with local causes and volunteer opportunities, the Singapo...

  • Cloud Software Sparks Award-Winning Innovation at Solio, Not Just Savings

    For many, turning to cloud software to run their business applications is an economical, agile way to free up resources and potentially get a better handle onoperations.For Better Energy Systems Inc., it helped save the business while also bringing affordable, sustainable energy to people in rural Kenya.It recently earned Better Energy Systems and its CEO Andy Howe the Individual Achievement-Turnaround Award as part of the 2013 ML100 Awards. The ML100 Awards are known as the most prestigious awa...

  • Every Day Is World Water Day for NetSuite.org Grantees

    The statistics are sobering. More than 780 million people around the world lack access to clean water and 2.5 billion live without adequate sanitation, according to the United Nations. More than 3.4 million die each year from water-related diseases—and the global water crisis is only worsening.Population growth and migration to urban areas in Africa, Asia and Latin America are further straining water resources, prompting bleak forecasts on water availability in the developing world over the next...

  • 10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of SuiteWorld 2013

    With a new location, a new slate of sessions and a wealth of new NetSuite partners and customers, SuiteWorld 2013 promises to be the best one yet.The NetSuite conference is moving from San Francisco to the San Jose Convention Center this year to accommodate the roughly 5,000 attendees expected to be at the show May 13-16. And a show with that kind of turnout with more than 180 breakout sessions requires a little preparation. Here are 10 ways SuiteWorld attendees can ensure they get the most out ...

  • FH Canada Combats Global Poverty with NetSuite.org

    As the old proverb says, “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” That’s the philosophy behind NetSuite.org grantee FH Canada, which strives to help build sustainable, self-sufficient communities around the world, including Bangladesh, Uganda, Haiti, Cambodia, Guatemala and Ethiopia.As part of FH International, the Canadian branch of the organization (http://www.fhcanada.org/) focuses on aiding local communities in building and managing c...

  • 22 Organizations to Receive Pro Bono Support from the SuiteVolunteers!

    In October, we announced our renewed commitment to the community through the NetSuite.org Employee Corporate Citizenship programs, SuiteImpact Teams and SuiteVolunteers! We have been thrilled with the roll-out of these initiatives and the terrific feedback we’ve received from NetSuite employees around the world.This holiday season, our SuiteImpact Teams held their first events, partnering with community organizations around the world, from Manila to Brno. Our employee ambassadors are eagerly pla...

  • SuiteImpact Team Manila Runs for a Cause

    The New Year always brings with it a lot of new possibilities; and for the NetSuite Manila office, 2013 brings new opportunities for the the SuiteImpact team to give back to the community. As part of the company’s NetSuite.org corporate citizenship efforts, the SuiteImpact Team Manila, led by employee Ambassadors EA Raymundo, Louie Baltazar, and Mel Vargas, sponsored 50 employees to join the Ten Moves Run for 10, a fun run in Manila organized by the organization The Entire Nation (TEN) Moves! TE...

  • San Francisco SPCA Focuses on Core Mission of Animal Welfare and Advocacy with NetSuite.org

    It’s not often that business software can make the case that it’s saving lives, but that’s just what’s happening at the San Francisco SPCA with the help of NetSuite and NetSuite.org, the company’s corporate citizenship arm.The SF SPCA is one of the most successful animal welfare organizations in the U.S., with a tradition of commitment and innovation that dates back to its founding in 1868. In fact, the non-profit organization is recognized for pioneering the “no-kill” philosophy that is increas...

  • SuiteVolunteers: Pro Bono Service in Action

    Seconds count when a runaway teen makes a call for help -- be it for food, shelter, medical assistance or transportation.So, when the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) recognized its call center volunteers were wasting precious time with four or five clicks to find the information they needed when responding to those calls for help, the group turned to NetSuite’s employee volunteers.NetSuite.org's contributions to charities and social enterprises go beyond simply providing software grants ...