The year 2021 was an amazing year of new beginnings for Global Grassroots Consulting. We are grateful for everything that has happened to us, both good and bad. Below is a timeline of events for the year 2021. We hope that you enjoy this year recap.
Founding of Global Grassroots Consulting
Ian Shepardson, CEO of Global Grassroots Consulting, founded the social impact organization in March of 2021. After just 2 months of being released from his previous full time role, he was ready to turn his dream into a reality.
After Global Grassroots Consulting's incorporation, Ian began his work to connect with social entrepreneurs in an effort to promote his brand, create partnerships and indentify potential clients.
Our First Client
In June of 2021, Global Grassroots Consulting established their first client! Primed OD, led by the courageous Kiera Penpeci, is a DEI consulting organization that improves DEI practices within organizations. Check out their website to learn more!
Creation of Global Grassroots Consulting's Website
After weeks of hard work, Global Grassroots Consulting published the first edition of their website! It has come a long way since then and we are grateful for all those who have viewed and interacted with it since. Thank you.
Global Grassroots Consulting's Second Client
In August of 2021, Global Grassroots ocnsulting established their second client! Humanity thru Equity, led by the humble Sydni Makemo and Chiavone Mobley, is also a DEI consulting organization that improves DEI practices within organizations. Check out their website to learn more!
The Spread of Ian's Insights
The First Edition of Global Grassroots Gazette
Global Grassroots Gazette is our monthly newsletter that we send to our network. View last month's edition here!
The First Social Impact Spotlight
Social Impact Spotlight is a monthly highlight of social impact companies that are doing amazing work today to create a better, more holisitic world for tomorrow. Global Grassroots Consulting selects a company in their network to showcase as the Social Impact Spotlight, in order to amplify the voice of these social ventures. View this month's Social Impact Spotlight here.
The First Global Grassroots Webinar
On November 2nd, our CEO, Ian Shepardson, hosted the first edition of the Global Grassroots Webinar. During this webinar, Ian shared insights into the prospecting process for social impact organizations. The conversation was informative and the participation was great! Thank you to all of those who joined. View the recording of our webinar here.
buildingPULSE: A New Client
In November, Global Grassroots Consulting established their third client, buildingPULSE. buildingPULSE is a sustainability organization that uses technology and IoT processes to establish energy savings for breweries in the Santa Rosa region. Click here to learn more about their work.
Founders for Good Network
In December, we established the Founders for Good Network, a networking group on LinkedIn for social entrepreneurs. Founders for Good Network is a space for leaders of social ventures, and general do-gooders, to share problems that they are facing, helpful tips and accomplishments. Click here to join our group on LinkedIn.
Anihan Technologies: A New Client
In December, Global Grassroots Consulting established their newest client, Anihan Technologies (AniTech). AniTech is a sustainability organization based in the Philippines. AniTech uses technology and IoT to help companies in the food production supply chain process, reduce on food waste and food loss. 1/3 of the global food supply is wasted each year. Click here to learn more about AniTech and the amazing work that they do!
Featured Article on Green.Org
In December, Global Grassroots Consulting was featured in an article published by Green.Org. Green.Org is a digital branding firm that amplifies the voices of organizations and leaders that are focused in the field of sustainability. Click here to view the full article!