The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.
OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — VolunteerMatch, the world’s largest volunteer engagement network, today announced its support for Governor Gavin Newsom’s #CaliforniansForAll service initiative. The 20+ year-old nonprofit organization, headquartered in Oakland, provides free volunteer recruiting services to over 128,000 nonprofits nationally -- and over 13,000 in California.
This week we honor National Volunteer Week, April 19th-25th, an effort led by Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. With this special holiday, we can celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world.
New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.
Strategies for adapting programs and purposefully engaging employees
April is Volunteer Month, but with the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling many in-person/community volunteer opportunities, there are other ways to make an impact - virtually and remotely - during this time of social distancing. How do we continue to support the operation of nonprofit organizations - balancing their needs, your resources and current limitations imposed on us by COVID-19?
In times of immense strain and crisis our truest colors often show through. As the entire globe faces the unprecedented and catastrophic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen moments of brightness during a fog of immense sadness and uncertainty.
This is the time when many things will be put to the test, including how business responds. In this moment of global need, we will remember those companies that stood tall, acted quickly and with humanity. We will also remember those that did not.
April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time.
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.
Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.
Inspired by response to COVID-19, organization asks citizens, corporations and local communities to unite in a ‘virtual volunteerism’ movement
ATLANTA, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/– Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today it would make April 2020 the first-ever “Global Volunteer Month” to recognize the thousands of people around the world who serve as points of light in their own communities – and in light of COVID-19, as a galvanizing moment to inspire and activate the next generation of volunteers who will help support the most vulnerable populations in the weeks and months ahea