Author Archives: bainsocialimpact

Bain partners with Village Enterprise

Village Enterprise equips people living in extreme poverty with the resources to create sustainable businesses, including business training, mentoring, grants and savings programs. Read more about recent support provided by Bain Bay Area to help with their future growth ambitions … Continue reading

Solving big environmental problems with TNC

We are excited to unveil an interview with Mike Sweeney, the executive director of TNC’s California chapter. He joined The Nature Conservancy in 1998 and has had 16 years of experience solving major environmental problems in the US. Before TNC, … Continue reading

Bringing consulting to the classroom with Spark 101

Jerrod and Matt, Consultant and Senior Associate Consultant in our Dallas office, share their recent Bain Social Impact experience devoted to education, one of Bain’s global social impact priorities. One of the many reasons we love working at Bain is … Continue reading

Bain London at the JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge

Last week, despite a London tube strike, 30 die-hard Bain employees made it to Battersea Park to take part in the annual JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.  Read more about the event below. For the past three years, Bain has … Continue reading

Joining forces to save the planet

The Bain Bay Area is excited to announce that The Nature Conservancy is their latest multiyear social impact partner. Read on to learn more about the organization and the work planned for the coming years. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is … Continue reading

2015 India Philanthropy Report

Aditya Goel and Swati Ganeti, Consultant and Senior Associate Consultant respectively, in our New Delhi office share their experience as part of the team contributing to the 2015 India Philanthropy Report. This year, we got the exciting chance to be … Continue reading

Celebrating World Environment Day

In celebration of World Environment Day and Bain’s continued certification as 100% CarbonNeutral®, Green Teams around the globe held special office events this week. We’ll celebrate on the blog by sharing a few additional pictures from the Antarctica expedition.

Striving for a greener future

Julian Critchlow, a Director in our London office and head of our Utility and Alternative Energy practice, recently wrote about his quest to be green in both his professional and personal life.  Read Julian’s recent contribution to the Financial Times to learn about some … Continue reading

Building school leadership in California

Education is one of Bain’s global social impact priorities.  Here, Ashwin and Carey, a Consultant and Associate Consultant in our Los Angeles office, talk about their recent experience on an important, ongoing education project in California.  Over the last four months, … Continue reading

Innovation-Led Development for Poor Nations

Bryan Mezue is a second year consultant who recently co-authored a paper with Harvard Professor Clay Christensen on the role of innovation in macroeconomic development. He also co-founded and sits of the board of WAVE, a vocational education non-profit in … Continue reading

My KIPPternship at Bain SF

KIPP is a rapidly expanding network of charter schools that serves underrepresented and unprivileged communities throughout the nation. To date, KIPP has grown to 162 schools across 20 states serving more than 58,000 students from predominantly less privileged backgrounds. KIPP’s … Continue reading

Launching a social enterprise post-Bain

Dave is a second year consultant who recently left Bain to work full-time on his new social enterprise, BookBugs. Read on to learn about how he plans to improve literacy and spread the joy of reading to children across the … Continue reading

How agricultural innovations can transform lives

Innovations can transform the lives of those farming and living on less than $4 a day, but what will it take to get these products into the hands of smallholder farmers?  A new report released today by Bain and Acumen, with … Continue reading

Working on the 2014 India Philanthropy Report

A Consultant in our Mumbai office shares his experience as part of the team contributing to the 2014 India Philanthropy Report. Earlier this year, I was staffed on a very exciting project – helping research and write Bain’s India Philanthropy … Continue reading

Celebrating our Social Impact leaders

Vikki Tam, Pedro Caruso and Lori Estiverne were recently named in the Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Leaders by Diversity MBA Magazine.  Awarded annually to a variety of leaders from Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and educational institutions, the Top 100 … Continue reading