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  • Oracle + NetSuite Social Impact Launches Buildathon 4Good in Manila

    For Hazel May Pajotagana, CFO of HiGi Energy, a social enterprise focused on clean energy and environmentally friendly products, balancing the demands of managing finances for a busy nonprofit organization leaves little time to experiment and optimize HiGi Energy’s ERP system. That’s where the Oracle + NetSuite Social Impact Buildathon 4Good comes in.

  • Legal Aid Society Boosts Efficiency and its Mission with NetSuite

    For the Legal Aid Society of Rochester (LASROC), every dollar saved on administrative efficiency is a dollar that can go toward providing legal services for the roughly 10,000 low-income individuals the nonprofit serves across a nine-county region in central New York.

  • Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders: Failure is Sexy

    Earlier this year, Johannes Haushofer, an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at the prestigious Princeton University, did an odd thing when he posted his “CV of Failures” on Twitter.While most of us view our CV or résumé as our chance to share our most prized accomplishments and accolades, things that are going to impress an audience or help us land our dream job, Haushofer wanted to “give people some perspective."

  • Social Impact Releases Playbook for Companies to Pair Software Product Donations with Pro Bono Service to Maximize Social Impact

    Taproot Foundation and, the Corporate Citizenship arm of NetSuite, recently released a playbook for companies to maximize the social impact of their software donation programs by pairing their program with employee-provided pro bono training and support.

  • Chocolate Maker Theo & Philo Sweetens Its Business with Oracle+NetSuite Social Impact

    As one of the world’s tropical equatorial nations that produce the raw material for chocolate, the Philippines is experiencing growth as an exporter of chocolate. Not coincidentally, Theo & Philo is growing in the Philippines as well. A maker of premium artisanal chocolates, Theo & Philo is the brainchild of Philo Chua, who developed a love of cooking with chocolate while working as an IT programmer in Pittsburgh, PA. 

  • WAKE and Team Up to Empower Women-Led Organizations

    When Trish Tierney and Heather Ramsey founded the Women’s Alliance for Knowledge Exchange (WAKE) in 2015, it was based on their shared belief that women-led organizations around the world are doing important work, but often don’t have access to the latest tools and training that could help them become more efficient. This belief was grounded in their 20 years of experience designing and managing programs aimed at building the technical capacity of organizations serving women in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East.

  • Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology Fosters Technology Entrepreneurship in Africa with

    Jorn Lyseggen founded Meltwater in 2001 with only $15,000. As of 2016, the company has grown to serve more than 25,000 clients around the world and is now a global leader in the online media monitoring and analytics space. Encouraged by that success, Lyseggen, who believes that talent is everywhere, went on to create the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) to give aspiring entrepreneurs in Africa a chance to create successful companies and create jobs and wealth locally.

  • AbilityNet Adapts and Expands on an 11-Year Journey with NetSuite

    Eleven years ago, when AbilityNet, a UK-based nonprofit providing technology accessibility services for disabled and older people needed to modernise its operations, a cloud-based system was a major consideration. As a lean, nonprofit organisation, AbilityNet did not have the staff or budget for a large upfront investment in on-premise software.

  • Measuring the Impact of FASB’s New Guidance on Nonprofit Liquidity, Expense Recording

    In Part 2 of this blog series, we will be further reviewing how FASB’s new updates will change the way nonprofits regulate their financial statements. As promised, we will be covering changes to liquidity and availability of resources, and recording of expenses.