Community CSR News

Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation Announce National Expansion of Repair Corps Program

More than 260 Veterans and Their Families to Benefit from Home Repairs
Press Release

(3BL Media) Atlanta - July 19, 2012 - Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation® today announced the national expansion of the Repair Corps Program, a joint initiative to remodel and renovate homes across the country for U.S. military veterans and their families.

The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, and OWSD Launch Awards Recognizing Women Scientists in Developing Countries

Celebrating the achievements of early career women scientists creates role models, critical to retaining top talent and building a stronger research culture in developing countries
Press Release

(3BL Media) Amsterdam - July 19, 2012 - The Elsevier Foundation, the academy of sciences for the developing world (TWAS) and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) announced today the launch of an awards program recognizing talented early career women scientists from Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

A New Education for Business Leaders

Rethinking Education
Article

Reinventing how we teach young adults to be leaders might be the defining opportunity of our time. But it’s going to take a wholesale rethinking of how we educate.

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 2012 Integral Fellows Award Nominees

15 Microsoft alumni recognized for extraordinary leadership in philanthropy
Press Release

(3BL Media) Bellevue, WA - July 12, 2012 - Today the Microsoft Alumni Foundation announced its nominees for the 2012 Integral Fellows Awards. Each year the foundation recognizes Microsoft alumni who dedicate their time, talent, and resources to help address local, national, or global challenges.  The award highlights the wide range of global impact that Microsoft alumni have in the nonprofit community around issues including conservation, clean-burning wood stoves, and hydrocephalus.

The 2012 Cabot Community Tour Concludes with Huge Celebration in Portland, Maine

The 2,300-Mile, Two-Month Celebration from Miami to Portland Honored Volunteers, Community and Cooperatives
Press Release

(3BL Media) Portland, ME - July 12, 2012 - Nearly a thousand people gathered at Payson Park earlier this week to welcome a group of bike riders who rode 2,300 miles from Miami, Florida to Portland, Maine as part of Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s 2012 Community Tour, a two-month long celebration of volunteers, community and cooperatives.  The riders were greeted by throngs of well wishers, family and friends and were accompanied by riders from throughout the greater Portland area as they rode i

The 2012 Millennial Impact Report: Harnessing Generation Y for CSR and EVP Success

Blog

Generation Y doesn’t have a great reputation.

More often than not, today’s cohort of young people — often referred to as Millennials, or the population born between 1980 and 2000 — are depicted as entitled, selfish and lazy. Parents, employers and even the New York Times portray them as a “Generation Me,” a demanding population spoiled by technology that values little over their number one priority: fun.

This characterization seems a little unfair.

Cabot® Creamery Cooperative Celebrates The United Nation's International Year of Cooperatives in Portland on July 7th

Globe Drop and Day of Festivities Mark the Impact Cooperatives Have On The U.S. and Global Economy at the Only Celebration of its Kind in the United States
Press Release

(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - July 7, 2012 - Did you know more than one billion people worldwide are members of cooperatives?  Did you also know that the domestic and international cooperative movement represents more than $1 trillion in revenues, and that if all the world’s cooperatives were a country, it would be the size of Spain, and rank as the tenth largest Gross Domestic Product in the world?  This economic activity is even more impressive because it is generated by people working together, in a democratic fashion, to meet their

2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Video Interview with Karen Baker, State of California

Multimedia with summary

The 3BL Media video team was on location at the 2012 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to capture footage and insights from the annual event. This series of videos captures comments from thought leaders and practitioners about effective community involvement programs.

ING U.S. Summer Interns Experience the Power of Volunteerism

Multimedia with summary

ING U.S. summer interns are enriching their lives with new skills inside and outside the walls of the company.

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