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50 Ideas to Do Good Year-Round (With and Without Opening Your Wallet!)

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We frequently think about giving back, yet we’re only giving about half as much as we intend to. So, what’s the secret to engaging more people in your corporate Goodness program? Making it personal and intentional! 

Voices at Viacom: "What Can People Like Me Do to Facilitate Change?"

Javier Royal, an attorney for Business and Legal Affairs, was inspired to create spaces for people of color after an interaction during a Spark panel with Elaine Welteroth.
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In the Soundbites series, Viacom employees describe a project or experience that has influenced how they approach their work.

I was really excited about Spark, Viacom’s global town hall. I signed up for at least eight sessions over the course of two days —a friend of mine even dubbed me “King of Spark.”

This Lineworker Shows Mia That Girls Can Dig Holes and Set Poles

Ariel Martin: “Decide what you want to do, do it, and don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t.”
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This is part of a series for Women’s History Month where female students met with women who work at Duke Energy to tour each employee’s workplace and learn about careers in the energy industry. By showing the girls careers they were unaware of, we hope to inspire them to cast aside gender roles and set their own path.

Millions of Volunteers Will Transform Public Spaces Into Beautiful Places During the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup

National Nonprofit Launches 2019 Great America Cleanup on First Day of Spring; Nation’s Largest Community Improvement Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – It’s the first day of spring, which means it’s time to kick off the annual Keep America Beautiful®Great American Cleanup®, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

Harnessing a Spirit of Innovation and Creativity

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“If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.”

As the world is still debating the origin of this quote, what we all agree is that innovation happens when people see things differently.

It is for this reason CLP encourages employees to look beyond the ordinary and to find new solutions to carry our business forward.

Here are examples of the diverse ways in which our colleagues have put their original thinking into action:

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ACCP Celebrates Inaugural Purpose Awards Winners

The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals announced the winners of three major awards that recognize excellence among senior executives, leading practitioners, and growing talent within corporate citizenship.
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March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) celebrated exceptional leaders in corporate responsibility through their inaugural Purpose Awards. The awards were given at ACCP: The Corporate Citizenship Conference 2019 to recognize professionals making significant social impact within their companies and communities.

Companies Are Looking to Scale Their Pro Bono Programs, but How?

Key takeaways from State of Pro Bono: Corporate Edition
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As the field of pro bono service continues to grow, companies increasingly identify pro bono programming as a critical element of their overall social impact objectives. Taproot Foundation conducted an inaugural survey of companies doing pro bono to collect data on their programs, identify trends, and share key observations for advancing the field. This resource provides information to help practitioners compare their program design and outcomes to peers in the field, and to support them as they work to effectively tell their success stories and achieve greater

Employee Engagement Makes Domtar a Great Place to Work

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At Domtar, we value our employees and want them to enjoy their work. It’s why we invest in measuring employee engagement and satisfaction and use employee feedback to improve how we do business.

Today’s Leaders Need to Be Great Storytellers

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Ken Chenault, the former CEO of American Express, often paraphrased Napoleon in saying that leaders need to define reality and give hope. Essentially, it is up to leaders to tell their people what is happening now and inspire them by outlining the opportunities that the future holds for them both individually and institutionally.

In sum, leaders need to tell a good story. An authentic, believable and realistic one. But, one filled with promise of a better day, and how we’re going to get there.

Sharene Pierce Helps Keep the Grid Running

For Women’s History Month, she gives this student a behind-the-scenes look at her job
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This is the first in a series for Women’s History Month where female students met with women who work at Duke Energy to tour each employee’s workplace and learn about careers in the energy industry. By showing the girls careers they were unaware of, we hope to inspire them to cast aside gender roles and set their own path.

Eighth-grader Nina Cancro walked into Duke Energy’s Distribution Control Center not sure what to expect. That’s understandable because people rarely see this side of energy delivery, but Sharene Pierce was ready to give her a tour.

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