NationSwell is an award-winning executive membership community and advisory, empowering leaders of purpose-driven enterprises to enhance their impact on society.

Drive change at scale

As a leader, you face unprecedented responsibility, opportunities, and challenges in solving today’s pressing issues. NationSwell understands the shifting landscape and offers unparalleled support. Our unique membership communities and award-winning Studio provide curated experiences, actionable insights, strategic connections, and compelling storytelling to supercharge your impact. Explore our services:

NationSwell Council

A diverse collective of nonprofit executives, founders, thought leaders, and social impact amplifiers working to drive and scale change from the ground up.

Institutional Membership

An invitation-only program for executives of leading companies, philanthropies and investment firms, designed to help enterprises make deeper, more timely, and lasting impact.


Our award-winning Studio develops clear strategies, compelling stories, and illuminating Collaboratives that move influential audiences to action and drive impact.


NationSwell Studio Earns Two W3 Awards
NationSwell Studio earned two W3 Awards for our work with the Center for Health Worker Innovation, showcasing excellence in Branded Entertainment, Public Service & Activism, and General Video, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
NationSwell Collaboratives Receives Two Honors in Fast Company’s 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards
NationSwell Collaboratives was honored for laying the foundation for the Future of Work, connecting committed actors across sectors for scaled action.
Meet NationSwell’s ESG Next Honorees
Explore ESG Next, a NationSwell series designed to give you a glimpse of what’s ahead within this emerging and fast-evolving field of ESG. Over the course of the year, our executive team is profiling the investors, executives, authors, philanthropists, and social sector leaders who are shaping business as a force for social and environmental progress.

From our members

“NationSwell is the premier organization that brings together the most authentic leaders around the most important conversations — giving us the space and support we need so we can be at our best as leaders.”

Chief CSR Officer, Verizon
NationSwell Institutional Member

“NationSwell is where I go to hear about the most innovative ideas and practices in the field; to find out what’s working best for peer leaders; and to get personalized and deeply valued thought-partnership.”

Chief Impact Officer, IBM
NationSwell Institutional Member

“NationSwell wants to know about my aspirations, pain points, key needs — and they work diligently to provide the partnership and resources that are most valuable to my program. They are now my go-to partner.”

Chief Sustainability Officer, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division
NationSwell Institutional Member

“NationSwell brings together inspired thinkers for meaningful connections, and at every meeting I find insights, am able to pressure test ideas, discover blind spots, and hear what peers are doing elsewhere.”

Chief Social Impact Officer, Starbucks Foundation
NationSwell Institutional Member

“When I need expert thought-partnership, when I need a strategic connection and when I want to go to a curated event for insight and inspiration — I go to NationSwell, and I’m always glad I did.”

Executive Vice President, Schmidt Futures
NationSwell Institutional Member

“The openness, warmth and authenticity at the heart of this community is special, and makes NationSwell gatherings a deeply valuable place to learn, share, explore and partner.”

President, Annie E. Casey Foundation
NationSwell Institutional Member

“Working with NationSwell allowed us to scale our efforts and create more impact with our stakeholders than we could have achieved on our own.”

Director Customer Engagements & Insights, Microsoft
NationSwell Institutional Member

New & Noteworthy

2023 Leadership Survey

Between July and August 2023 we surveyed corporate social impact and sustainability leaders across NationSwell’s membership community and beyond. The resulting report explores the direct opinions and experiences of those leaders, in service to advancing collective knowledge about their essential roles.

Fireside Chat with Ryan Gellert

For Climate Week, Patagonia CEO Ryan Gellert joined NationSwell and Council member Baratunde Thurston for a fireside chat to unpack how the company is maintaining its commitment to being a purpose-driven business.

Place-based Impact in Practice

A recap from our Place-Based Impact Collaborative, an immersive, 1.5-day experience designed to explore how community-centered investment and strategic partnerships give new strength to Tulsa.

Five Minutes With Taj Eldridge at Jobs for the Future

We sit down with members of our community whose exemplary leadership deserves a deeper dive. Here’s what Taj Eldridge, Managing Director of Climate Innovation at Jobs for the Future, had to share.

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