Posts Under ‘nonprofits’ Category

NGOs continue to be the most trusted institution in the world. And, yet…

The 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer came out a couple of days ago. In a global environment of declining trust of the key institutions they focus on (government, business, media and NGOs), NGOs continue to shine. In fact, NGOs have been the most trusted global institution in the Edelman study every year since at least 2008….Continue Reading…

On trust and NGOs

Two years ago I wrote a post about the Edelman Trust Barometer and how NGOs were the most trusted institution globally. Recently their 2014 Barometer came out and NGOs remain the most trusted institution. This seems to have been the case for many years. Trust in government is declining. Trust in business is higher than…Continue Reading…

Social Media for Social Service Organizations – a new series

Much of what is written by and for nonprofits around the use of technology and social media focuses on charitable (read: fundraising and donor relations) strategies and cause marketing. What’s missing is how technology can be used as an incredible tool for client service. I find it’s a topic that doesn’t get talked or written…Continue Reading…

In NGO’s we trust

I came across the release of the yearly Edelman Trust Barometer recently and was happy to see how NGOs faired. I found praise for NGOs a bit muted. Watch. “The role of NGOs is not to lead in the solution, it is to partner with the major actors, such as business or government, in making…Continue Reading…