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Impact Makers: Novartis

Maximizing Technology, Time & Teamwork for Critical Impact, Now
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No question, the last eight weeks have been tough on everyone. As a pharma company, Novartis felt a duty to respond and call to be part of the solution. The Novartis purpose is to re-imagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. The Novartis' purpose statement is aligned with four key areas: holding themselves to the highest ethical standards, being part of the solution on pricing and access to medicines, helping tackle global health challenges, and being a responsible citizen. 

Benevity Announces Executive Transitions

Founder and CEO Bryan de Lottinville assumes Executive Chairperson position and Andrew Huddart joins as CEO
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CALGARY, Alberta, June 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that Andrew Huddart has joined Benevity as Chief Executive Officer. Andrew is Benevity’s first successor to founder Bryan de Lottinville who has transitioned into a new role as Executive Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

Our Partners: Tarik Daniels Focuses on Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Through Art, Advocacy and Affirming Care

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Tarik Daniels, founder and Executive Director of the mental health awareness group Whatsinthemirror?, believes art has the power to do more than entertain – it can heal.

After witnessing the traumatic suicide of a neighbor, Tarik suffered from depression for years. His struggles were compounded by an HIV diagnosis, which led to self-doubt and mental health challenges.

Yum! Brands Pledges $3 Million to Advance Equality and Social Justice

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Last Sunday, I shared our "Call for Unity" and committed that Yum! Brands will invest more time, talent and resources to be a greater force for positive change and equality — for restaurant employees and in the communities where we operate alongside our franchisees. Open and honest conversations across our company and with our franchisees are making it clear that we must now take action to help break down the systemic issues of inequality and racism. 

5 Ways to Foster Belonging as You Reopen

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As you begin the challenging process of opening up your offices, stores and facilities, or bringing your people back from furlough, it will be critical to foster belonging, inclusion and cultural safety. There’s a strong correlation between a sense of belonging at work, and commitment and motivation.

Your employees may be feeling some stress and anxiety, so their wellbeing is likely your top priority as you work to ensure both your people and your business thrive.

How Making Strategic Shifts to Granting Plans Can Maximize Impact During COVID-19

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Responding to disasters is nothing new for those of us in the corporate grantmaking space. We react and respond in trying times to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But those disasters, while devastating, are usually confined to a specific geographic area or region. Today’s disaster, COVID-19, has no such boundaries and we’re all having to rethink how we work, what we should do and where we should focus our efforts.

Keep America Beautiful Presents 47 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants to Organizations throughout the United States

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STAMFORD, Conn., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has awarded 47 grants to Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partner organizations for its 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) to reduce the most littered item in America.   

[Webinar] Leading With Purpose In Extraordinary Times

Key insights from Benevity's special COVID-19 report
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The Benevity Labs Special Report: COVID-19 Relief reveals how some of the world’s most iconic brands are activating their people and communities during a global crisis — and the related trends that are emerging as we look toward recovery. 

Join Benevity’s CEO, Bryan de Lottinville, and VP of Marketing, Sona Khosla, to dig deeper into:

U.S. Pro Bono Summit Virtual Series Webinar | Rebuilding Our Communities: Workforce Development

Taproot Foundation brings together panelists on June 17 to explore how pro bono can support Workforce Development organizations in the wake of the current crisis.
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A record 30+ million individuals have filed for unemployment in recent months. Organizations in the workforce development field across the country are experiencing an exponential increase in demand, pushing them to the forefront in this changing world of work.

Rethinking Outcomes in a Crisis Context

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How can foundations ensure that the process of evaluating outcomes is useful and least disruptive? In this critical time, many philanthropic organizations are shifting the ways in which they are supporting grantees.

"Some of the changes instituted might be so effective that they become standard practice in the future. Who knows—perhaps we will look back on this time and wonder why we didn’t do things differently before the pandemic. It feels like anything is possible today."

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