At the Board Source Leadership Forum in Chicago last year, LinkedIn announced the launch of a new initiative to help solve one of the biggest challenges in the nonprofit sector: finding and recruiting the best board members.
Taproot has been a core partner in helping LinkedIn design and launch the new Board Connect program. LinkedIn's path to create Board Connect is a unique example of a company in the tech field that not only had a strong interest in donating their product but also wanted to create a solution in partnership with the nonprofits it was looking to help.
Indiana University Bloomington librarian wins award for first-time presenters
New York, October 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce Ms. Sherri Michaels, Head of Collection Management at Indiana University Bloomington, as the winner of the second annual Elsevier Library Connect Charleston Conference Award for first-time presenters.
Social Enterprise Quarterback to Celebrate Global Pro Bono Week
October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Quarterback, a social enterprise startup driving mutual advancement among nonprofits and MBAs, announces its participation in global Pro Bono Week from October 20-26, 2013. Founded in 2012, Quarterback offers a groundbreaking professional development and social impact program designed for the world’s top MBA candidates. “Our focus on the future leaders of the business world gives us a unique opportunity to activate and empower the pro bono ethic early in professionals’ careers,”
With the increased demand from corporations to undertake their compliance with conflict minerals due diligence requirement under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Source Intelligence is now offering customized conflict minerals demos to those looking for the complete solution.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Non-Profits (Endeavour), a pioneer in the growing pro bono movement, will be joining the global celebration of Pro Bono Week this October. Since 2007, Endeavour has delivered nearly $5 million in pro bono consulting to local, national and international non-profit organizations based in Canada.
With the eve of the 4th and last quarter of the first reporting period upon us, top executives at technology-based companies are scrambling to recover from false starts and sub-optimal solutions and implement a conflict minerals program plan immediately.
Stone Soup Films, a Washington DC nonprofit film cooperative, announces its participation in Pro Bono Week from October 20-26, 2013. Taproot Foundation is convening intermediary partners around Pro Bono Week to celebrate and activate pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Stone Soup Films is the only nonprofit production company in the country that harnesses volunteer film and television professionals to create short promotional documentaries free of charge to worthy organizations.