SocialCoding4Good Celebrates Global Pro Bono Week with New Opportunities for Technical Professionals
Palo Alto, California, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- This is an extraordinary time to be focused on technology in the service of social good. New apps and tools are being developed every day to help solve the world’s most pressing challenges, from education and environment to health and poverty. We’re thrilled to see so much energy and creativity being dedicated to this “technology-for-good” global movement, especially during pioneering events like Taproot Foundation’s Pro Bono Week!
PHOENIX, Ariz., October 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A program matching business professionals with arts organizations needing skills-based consulting expertise to meet their mission and expand their impact in the community will be “relaunched” by Arizona Citizens for the Arts at a celebration during Pro Bono Week.
On Wednesday, October 23rd, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series featured Godwin Agbara and Andrea Reba Miller and their presentation entitled, “Section 1502: Perspectives from the U.S. GAO”.
If you missed it, Source Intelligence is now offering anytime viewing of the presentation on vimeo.
Numerous studies indicate that companies with workplace giving and employee volunteering programs outperform those with more traditional financial incentives.
Numerous studies indicate that companies with workplace giving and employee volunteering programs will experience the benefit of positive employee attitudes, overall satisfaction, and increased performance that the usual financial incentives cannot achieve on their own.
Volunteers can help nonprofits win prizes of up to $15,000 by sharing service project stories
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – To celebrate National Pro Bono Week, A Billion + Change and Points of Light are teaming up with Companies With A Mission and their partner, The Brees Dream Foundation, to offer professionals the chance to showcase their pro bono service support for nonprofits of their choice through the $1 million Super Service Challenge.
All are Invited to Join the Conversations Online, October 23 and 25
Arlington, Va., October 23, 2013 /3BL Media - Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program, a global leader in matching corporate executives with top social entrepreneurs for impactful pro bono placements, will host a pair of webcast conversations with program alumni on October 23 and 25, as part of Global Pro Bono Week.
The first edition of the Global Slavery Index has been released from the Walk Free Foundation, estimating that there are 30 million slaves in the world
Slavery is a reality, and whether you realize it or not, some of the metal in your products might be made by forced workers that had no choice in the matter. The largest form of forced labor is located in the private industry, according to Quartz, where the laborers are often bonded and work in slave conditions. The Global Slavery Index is a new effor
LOS ANGELES, Calif., October 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ —Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society, announced today the inaugural recipients of the Golden Root Awards. The Golden Root Awards recognizes individuals, nonprofit organizations, and businesses for their pro bono achievements in the Los Angeles area. The awards will be given at a celebration event, which takes place on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Acento Advertising in Santa Monica.