The impact you have on social and environmental issues can be added to your financial reporting to attract more investment or donors. See the specific cases Autodesk Foundation has been working on with Mission Measurement and how Autodesk is also a leader incorporating impact measurements into its statutory filings.
Timothy Prestero is the founder and CEO of Design that Matters (DtM), a no-nonsense, award-winning nonprofit in a Salem, Massachusetts. DtM collaborates with the world's best social entrepreneurs and hundreds of superstar volunteers to design breakthrough medical devices for the poor in developing countries. DtM's Firefly infant phototherapy device is treating thousands of newborns in 21 counties, including Vietnam, Myanmar, Ghana and Haiti. In 2012, DtM was named the winner of the National Design Award. Tim holds graduate mechanical and ocean engineering degrees from MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and on the weekends he can be found fishing air rockets out of tree branches with his two boys.
Zoé Bezpalko is building her career at the intersection of sustainability, technology and design. With a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from France and an MBA in Design Strategy from San Francisco, she has international experiences in helping organizations become sustainable, through innovative solutions and business models. At Autodesk, she is now leading the sustainability strategy for the Design & Manufacturing industries, enabling technology to maximize triple bottom line value for Autodesk, its customers, and the planet.