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Xylem Employees in Germany Improve Their Communities During October Month of Service

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Xylem employees in Germany have been active during Xylem Watermark’s October Month of Service and have engaged children in their volunteer efforts. Last week, the Ludwigsburg site participated in a creative event, where they built a beautiful wooden shed at a youth farm for local children. Their neighbors at the Langenhagen site supported the Friends Children Forest in Hannover by planting trees and restoring a stream. Both the Ludswigburg and Langenhagen teams are showing how their volunteer efforts are improving their communities during Xylem’s Global Month of Service!

Celebrating Pro Bono Week 2018

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Happy Pro Bono Week! Pro Bono Week recognizes the skilled volunteers who put their talents to work making a positive difference in communities around the world. Common Impact is excited to celebrate the nonprofits, volunteers and leaders that make pro bono so successful - not just in October, but throughout the year! 

Check out how we have been celebrating in our special edition Pro Bono Week newsletter.

An Interview with Arash Ghafoori, Executive Director, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

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Arash Ghafoori is the Executive Director of the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), Southern Nevada’s most comprehensive service provider for homeless youth. Leveraging his diverse background in policy, academia, and the start-up and corporate worlds, Ghafoori has transformed NPHY into a community leader on issues affecting Southern Nevada’s homeless youth.

Breaking Out of the CSR Box: How to Build Social Impact Into Your Whole Business

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By Amy Silverstein and Megan Schumann, Monitor Institute by Deloitte

In recent years, the push for businesses to be about more than business and embrace a social purpose has risen from a murmur among millennial workers and the occasional CEO to a resounding call across the business world. Executives, employees, consumers, and even investors are looking beyond the bottom line and asking, “What does it really mean for companies to have social impact?”

IT@Cork Recognizes VMware for Corporate Responsibility Excellence

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VMware Cork was recently announced as a winner of the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the it@cork leaders awards 2018.
The award submission was a joint effort on behalf of VMinclusion Cork, Cork Giving Network and Real Estate and Workplace. Representatives from across these groups attended the awards at Rochestown Hotel on Friday the 19th of October.

How Are You Using Pro Bono as a People Strategy? | Taproot's Advisory Services Newsletter

In this issue: Taproot Celebrates Pro Bono Week 2018, a new resource, tips on recruiting volunteers, and more
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Pro Bono Week 2018 Spotlight: The Skilled Volunteers Behind Pro Bono 

Arrow Electronics Wins Two Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

PR Daily honors Arrow for top CSR Report and Employee Engagement Campaign
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Arrow Electronics received two 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards from Ragan’s PR Daily, recognizing organizations dedicated to making the world a better place.

Common Impact, SVP Boston and Impact 2030 Post Strong Results From First Citywide Day of Skilled Service

Skills for Cities delivered an estimated $80,000 in pro bono service to Boston nonprofits helping to advance UN Sustainable Development Goals
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BOSTON, October 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, Social Venture Partners Boston, a nonprofit focused on local engaged philanthropy, and Impact 2030, a collaborative that uses corporate volunteerism to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, demonstrated the power of cross-sector collaboration and skilled volunteerism through Skills for Cities Boston, which took place on September 25, 2018 at The Boston Fed.

Duke Energy Named One of the World’s Best Employers by Forbes

Company’s comprehensive benefits and inclusive culture set the company apart
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy has been named to Forbes magazine’s 2018 list of the World’s Best Employers. Duke Energy is one of only nine electric utilities in the U.S. to make the list.  

The ranking is based on Forbes’ 2018 Global 2000 rankings, which included publicly traded companies from 60 countries. Employees were asked to rate their own employer and the likelihood they would recommend the company to a friend or family member.

Company performance highlights include:

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