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Common Impact Launches Pro Bono Perspectives, a New Podcast to Inspire Social Impact

Episodes feature everyday leaders driving community change by reframing the concept of work
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a nonprofit organization that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is launching a new podcast – Pro Bono Perspectives. Hosted by CEO Danielle Holly, Pro Bono Perspectives is the latest in a series of new Common Impact initiatives focused on showcasing the people, organizations and ideas that are shaping new models for purpose-driven work.

The Four Ps of Leadership

Blog

In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.

Fast Track to Best Practice Sustainability Reporting

Article

The business benefits of sustainability reporting do not go unnoticed: in addition to a useful risk management tool, reporting can also generate savings, inform better decision-making, and increase stakeholder trust. But many companies new to reporting are asking: where should we start?

Common Impact Expands Leadership Team With Addition of Tara Cardone, Chief Operating Officer

Organization builds staff capacity to support expanding need for pro bono programs and community disaster relief efforts
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of Tara Cardone as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Enterprise Community Partners and International Living Future Institute Partner to Bring Healthy Buildings to Where They are Most Needed

Development of next generation of Enterprise Green Communities Criteria to synchronize with ILFI’s healthy materials programs, including Red List, Declare and the Living Product Challenge
Press Release

PITTSBURGH, September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As the first to address the unique needs of the affordable housing sector, Enterprise Community Partners Inc. (Enterprise) and the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) have partnered to scale programs for healthy, sustainable development into Enterprise’s Green Communities Criteria.

Nespresso Revives Zimbabwe’s Coffee Production

Press Release

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, September 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Nespresso announced today a long-term investment plan to revive Zimbabwe’s coffee industry and stimulate the rural economy.

The company will provide training and technical assistance to 400 smallholder coffee farmers over the next five years, with the goal of increasing the country’s production of quality sustainable coffee.

From Treatment to Prevention - Shifting Focus of Reporting on Waste

Article

Businesses have a direct influence on the production of their goods and play a major role in reducing waste generation. Updating the GRI disclosures on waste will emphasize ‘prevent’ over ‘treat’.

MGM Resorts Foundation Now Accepting Nonprofit Grant Proposals for the 2018 – 2019 Community Grant Fund Program

Nonprofits to submit applications online at www.mgmresortsfoundation.org
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The MGM Resorts Foundation will accept nonprofit grant applications through its online portal until September 28, 2018. Funding will be awarded to local nonprofit agencies that provide services focused on strengthening neighborhoods, strengthening children and providing strength in difficult times. 

As a result of the contributions made by MGM Resorts International employees, The MGM Resorts Foundation will award qualifying agencies in Southern Nevada, Michigan, Mississippi and Maryland. 

Keep America Beautiful’s National Planting Day Kicks off Sept. 8

National nonprofit issues nationwide call to action to plant native species, pollinators this fall
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, is mobilizing Americans to bolster their local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs and plants for its seventh annual National Planting Day.

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