Through The Noise
May 26, 2016
Graham McLaughlin of The Advisory Board on Corporate Responsibility and the Value of Giving Back
Through the Noise #178
Graham McLaughlin //Managing Director of Corporate Responsibility // The Advisory Board
Graham McLaughlin has a pretty cool job. He gets to help his community and help his colleagues do the same through managing the Corporate Responsibility office of the Advisory Board Company. The Advisory Board is a consulting firm focused on making mission-driven organizations do their work better and more effectively but they are also known for their commitment to giving back to the communities around the world where their 4,000 employees live. Through their corporate responsibility program, they encourage employees to donate their time and skills to local organizations doing something meaningful and allow everyone to volunteer 10 daytime hours every month in order to maximize their impact. Don’t miss this episode to find out how a workplace policy that builds in the ability to work for others is making the individuals volunteering more focused and better at their jobs while improving their cities and towns. Could something like this work for your organization?
Graham McLaughlin is the Managing Director of Community Impact at Advisory Board Company. In addition to his business role, he is the co-founder of Clean Decisions, a social enterprise supporting and hiring only individual coming out of incarceration, and has been published or profiled in Guardian Sustainable Business, Washington Post, ABC News, Forbes, National Journal, Washington Business Journal, and others for this professional and personal work.
The Advisory Board Company, a global technology, research, and consulting firm partnering with 125,000 leaders at over 4,000 organizations across health care and higher education.