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  • The UC Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business Net Impact Chapter is committed to grow and strengthen a network of leaders who use the power of business to make a positive net social, environmental and economic impact in the Merage and Orange County communities. The enterprises we connect through Net Impact are not only the Non-profit organizations but also the companies who make big money, and still keeping their social and environmental responsibilities on top priority.

     

     

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What is Net Impact?

Net Impact is a global organization of over 200 student and professional chapters with over 10,000 members.  As a network of business people that use their skills for good, members believe their work makes the most impact when working together.  For more information, please visit the International Net Impact Website.

 

What is Merage Net Impact?

The UC Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business Net Impact Chapter is committed to growing and strengthening a network of leaders to use the power of business to make a positive net social, environmental and economic impact in the Merage and Orange County communities.

We believe that a business must be sustainable in two ways:

  1. Financially, and
  2. Socially/Environmentally

 

We believe that business model must consider the social and environmental costs of its activities.  However, an unprofitable business model cannot be described as sustainanble either.

Our aim is to showcase companies and processes that are able to have a positive social/environmental impact while still making a profit.

 

Why focus on making an impact?

Net Impact focuses on the following themes:

1. Corporate social responsibility

2. Social entrepreneurship

3. Environmental sustainability

4. International development

5. Non-profit management

 

Fulfilling social responsibilities in the community and environment is essential to the success corporations today.  The Merage Net Impact club would like to allow their student members to explore and learn skills of all the themes listed above. The Paul Merage School of Business emphasizes on and is expanding in the social responsibility and non-profit management aspect of business in its curriculum, but the Merage Net Impact chapter’s goal is to develop awareness, knowledge, and skills outside of the classroom.

 

We're Recruiting!

We are looking to fill following positions.

 

VP of Communications:

Co-lead with VP of Marketing on marketing material production, event and club awareness outreach, and social involvement growth tracking.  

VP of Strategy: 

Collaborate with President to establish new or maintain existing sponsorship as well as other strategic partnerships with individuals and organizations in Merage and OC community.

VP of Finance:

Plan the annual budget and finances for specific events, and maintain close communication with VP of Operation for all logistic needs.