Taproot Foundation DC offering $100,000 in pro bono marketing expertise to area nonprofits October 20-26, 2013
October 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the people who volunteer their professional expertise in marketing, legal services, HR, strategy and IT to support nonprofits. Inspired by the American Bar Association, Taproot Foundation works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year in the third week of October.
At Taproot Foundation, we know connecting talented professionals with opportunities for pro bono and board service can dramatically change the game for nonprofits working to improve society.
Nearly two million nonprofit board seats need to be filled annually. The good news is that professionals want to join these boards. A recent research project Taproot led, in conjunction with BoardSource, found that 87% of human resources professionals and 92% of marketing professionals are interested in board service but far fewer actually serve.
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Many publicly traded companies are hard pressed to find a solution by May 2014, when they must disclose the origin of conflict minerals contained in their products. After Source Intelligence put on the Global Conflict Mineral symposium in August, Chris Bayer wondered is companies are prepared to disclose all.
We set out to answer the question, “How can pro bono become a core part of your company's HR strategy?” To get to the bottom of this, we partnered with Brian Grill, Executive Director of Merck's Office of Corporate Philanthropy and Executive Vice President of the Merck Foundation, to lead a webinar on the topic with ACCP. Miss the conversation? Don't worry; we've got you covered.
Welcome to our series of interviews with leading female CSR practitioners where we are learning about what inspires these women and how they found their way to careers in sustainability. Read the rest of the series here.
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