Mission Statement

The Social Impact Committee aims to educate its members about businesses' socially responsible activity. Projects and hands-on experiences serve to develop a unique understanding of social impact and ethical behavior in business that will be invaluable to our member's careers.

2016-2017 Highlights

  • Lead Sanger Crisis Challenge along with other organizations, giving 120 participants invaluable leadership experience and opportunity to interact with board members
  • Became semi-finalists in the Yale-Booth Education Conference by creating business plan for VR educational system that teaches soft skills
  • Collaborated with Wolverine Wellness and Mind Matters to promote mental wellness in Ross
  • Provided impact consulting services to Team Gardens, a community garden based in Ypsilanti and Detroit

2015-2016 Highlights

  • Analyzed target market and created business plan for Graduate student's life-saving medical device
  • Continued Green Impact Campaign, completed three local business audits
  • Shaped new ambassador program for local organic clothing company 
  • Discussed careers in social impact through meetings and speaker events
  • Competed in Michigan Business Challenge

2014-2015 Highlights

  • Participated in MSNBC Growing Hope Challenge, submitted three case responses 
  • Initiated Green Impact Campaign training for members, completed one local business audit 
  • Attended Ann Arbor Sustainability Forum on Economic Vitality
  • Visited Ten Thousand Villages to learn about social impact oriented organizations
  • Focused on education about Corporate Social Responsibility through member presentations 

Gallery

Members create a video on why they care about Corporate Social Responsibility

Members create a video on why they care about Corporate Social Responsibility

Team Leaders present ideas for future group development activities 

Team Leaders present ideas for future group development activities 

Our new team sets out to paint the rock! 

Our new team sets out to paint the rock! 

Team members discuss strategies for answering MSNBC case challenges

Team members discuss strategies for answering MSNBC case challenges

Visiting Ten Thousand Villages in early 2015

Visiting Ten Thousand Villages in early 2015

Members grab a bite before heading out to the corporate presentation by McKinsey & Co.

Members grab a bite before heading out to the corporate presentation by McKinsey & Co.