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  • 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 ...

  • NetSuite Employees Give Back For the Holidays

    Last week, in the first installment of our SuiteImpact Holiday blog, we told you about the incredible spirit of giving back in our Manila office, and their long-term commitment to the Philippine Christian Foundation. Today, I wanted to share a few more stories of the unique ways that our spirited NetSuite employees have decided to give back this year.In NetSuite’s Brno, Czech Republic office, employees were able to get some of their Christmas shopping done while supporting an amazing local organ...

  • NetSuite Manila Makes Dreams Come True This Holiday Season

    In early December, the NetSuite Manila team held their 5th annual Adopt-a-Child giving program with non-profit partner Philippine Christian Foundation (PCF). Employees generously provided gifts for 120 children this year, with one of the popular gifts being a bicycle! Dozens of employees selected to purchase a bicycle as their gift—and seeing all of those bikes lined up waiting for their new owners was really spectacular.

  • Change Management for NetSuite Install Prompts Funeral, Birthday Party at Blandin Foundation

    Change management is often a make-or-break component of any major technology project and sometimes it takes serious steps to get it done right -- as serious as a funeral.The Blandin Foundation, Minnesota’s largest rural-focused foundation, serving these communities with grants, scholarships, community leadership programs and public policy advocacy, took a creative approach when it implemented NetSuite recently.Instead of following an antiseptic, formulaic approach that a Big Consulting firm migh...

  • Kiva Focuses on Core Mission of Alleviating Poverty with NetSuite

    Founded in 2005, the non-profit organization Kiva has been remarkably successful in its mission to help alleviate poverty by facilitating microfinance loans to entrepreneurs in nearly 70 countries around the world.Growing steadily each year, the San Francisco-based non-profit has connected nearly 850,000 lenders and $377 million to borrowers around the world since its launch. With a 99 percent repayment rate, Kiva is making a genuine difference in economic conditions and quality of life in some ...