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Common Impact Expands As Corporate Skills-Based Volunteerism Becomes the New Normal

Expansion of leadership team and regional models shepherd in the next generation of pro bono
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NEW YORK, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is expanding its leadership team and introducing new regional models to meet the growing demand of companies who are integrating social and environmental outcomes into their core business practices.  Skills-based volunteering has risen in popularity, with CECP research reporting that now more than 54% of companies host a formal program. Companies use skills-based volunteering to engage and develop their employe

Tackling Modern Slavery Through Transparency - New GRI Task Force

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Modern Slavery affects an estimated 46 million people around the world and poses a prominent risk for companies. Transparency on human rights in supply chains is becoming increasingly necessary due to rising consumer interest as well as regulatory developments.

Sustainability reporting can help companies comply with legislation, but also to identify and address their impact, and highlight innovative solutions and a path forward.

Voya Financial Announces Recipients of 2018 Voya Scholars Program

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NEW YORK, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), has announced the winners of Voya Scholars — a scholarship program launched in collaboration with its nonprofit partner, Scholarship America. Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin Jr. announced the recipients of five $10,000 scholarships at Scholarship America's 2018 Dreams to Success awards dinner in Washington, D.C.

An ‘Activist at Heart’ from the Nonprofit World Joins Nestlé

Riham shares a look behind the Nestlé curtain and gives insight on making the jump from nonprofit advocacy to food innovation.
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by Brittan Maisch, Employer Brand Digital Manager at Nestlé

GRI's 6 Steps to Produce a Sustainability Report Materiality Assessment

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As a standard setter in sustainability reporting, GRI has a responsibility to engage in sustainability reporting and exemplify best practice in doing so. But, as a small non-profit organization, it faces constraints and challenges when reporting on its impacts. As part of our effort towards transparency, we’ll be sharing the process that we underwent when writing our sustainability report, the problems that we found along the way, and the solutions that we found. And it all begins with the materiality assessment. ​

GRI Podcast: Sustainability Ratings

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This month's GRI podcast episode features an interview with Vigeo Eiris, a sustainability rating agency that uses Environmental, Social and Governance data to evaluate companies’ performance. We asked Keeran what makes a good sustainability report, and what are some of the common challenges companies face in the process. We’ll also hear a report from Ireland, where GRI presented a preview of the new Occupational Health and Safety Standard, and the latest sustainability news.

Unlocking Potential: Behind a Corporate Gift to Upskill Women in the Bronx

By Philip Rojc
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PepsiCo may be headquartered in the New York area, but New York City hasn’t been its philanthropic focus.

On the Journey to Adopt GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards

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More and more, there is pressure on companies to become transparent about the impacts they have on their community and the world.

New Ways Forward in Pro Bono at the U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Highlights from the Taproot Foundation's campaign convening
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The Taproot Foundation’s U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations. As part of this year's Summit, Taproot gathered CSR, nonprofit, and government leaders at New Ways Forward to identify and co-design new pro bono solutions for pressing challenges like food access, developing leaders, and driving technology adoption and use in the social sector. 

Highlights from the Taproot Foundation's 2018 U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Tackling food access with pro bono, aligning programs with talent development strategies, and more
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The Taproot Foundation’s U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations.

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