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We collaborate with leading corporations, foundations, and top institutions across sectors (including universities, government agencies, and international organizations) through meaningful partnerships.

RICSI Five Outreach Themes

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The RICSI envisions a Future of Work that, through education, reskilling, and a commitment to sustainability, is engaging and offers opportunities for all.

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The RICSI explores the “social determinants” of health to recommend practical steps for better — and more equitable — outcomes.

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Climate change is a social as well as an environmental issue. The RICSI’s work in this space links social justice to climate change to ensure we move the needle in a holistic way.

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The RICSI explores how, through the lens of “multiple diversities” — a framework that encompasses many unseen DEI factors – we can achieve more meaningful belonging.

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The RICSI’s work, anchored in Newark, New Jersey, explores local, national, and global factors related to inclusive growth and ensuring that economic prosperity reaches the individuals and communities that need it most.

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Future of Work

The RICSI launched its Future of Work initiative to conduct research on COVID-19 and the Future of work. Special emphasis was given to how actions taken by corporations in response to the pandemic can leverage the tools of Corporate Social Innovation (CSI) to mitigate challenges and help society “build back better.”

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Social Determinants of Health Hackathon

Social Determinants of Health Hackathon Fall 2021. Contact ricsi.director@business.rutgers.edu for more information.

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QUASI Seminar Series

The Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation is proud to host the Questions & Unanswers About Social Innovation (QUASI) Seminar Series. Framed as debates, QUASI seminars are designed to help scholars develop richer and more refined research questions about social innovation.

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