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Dell Releases Ambitious Plan for Corporate Responsibility Goals through 2020; Will Drive Collaboration to Develop Industry Assessment for “Ripple Effect” of IT on the Planet and Society

Summary: 
  • As part of Dell’s Powering the Possible initiative, CSR plan articulates strategy for bringing sustainability and business objectives together to benefit customers and planet
  • From IT in education and healthcare to broad environmental benefits, plan articulates path to generate 10 times more benefit from IT than it takes to make and use it
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  • As part of Dell’s Powering the Possible initiative, CSR plan articulates strategy for bringing sustainability and business objectives together to benefit customers and planet
  • From IT in education and healthcare to broad environmental benefits, plan articulates path to generate 10 times more benefit from IT than it takes to make and use it

Taproot Foundation DC Launches First Annual Pro Bono Week

Taproot Foundation DC offering $100,000 in pro bono marketing expertise to area nonprofits October 20-26, 2013
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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.

Building Nonprofit Boards that Transform Lives

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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.

G3ict Recognizes AT&T’s Corporate Accessibility Technology Office as an Industry Model

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Since December 2012, when AT&T launched the Corporate Accessibility Technology Office (CATO), the organization has experienced great success. 

Will Companies Be Prepared To Disclose All By Deadline?

In article, Chris Bayer wonders, one year into the Dodd Frank Section 1502 ruling, if companies are in a position to report
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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.

Read Mr. Bayer’s full article HERE

Pro Bono: Your Company's New HR Strategy

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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. 

How IBM, SAP, PepsiCo and MTV Link Sustainability to Career Development

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Which approach do you think is more effective for learning a language quickly: hours of classroom grammar drills or a concentrated period of immersion in the country where it's the native lexicon?

With all due respect to academics, most of us would guess the real-world experience, and increasingly, the same can be said aboutemployee engagement initiatives.

Women in CSR: Brittany Lothe, SAP

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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.

TriplePundit: Briefly describe your role and responsibilities, and how many years you have been in the business.

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