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Pfizer’s 15-Year Legacy of Skills-Based Volunteering Helps Improve Healthcare Capacity Around the World

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Fifteen years ago, Pfizer established its skills-based volunteer program that takes a collaborative approach to deliver on its commitment to address pressing health needs in underserved communities around the world. Through this unique initiative, 490 Pfizer colleagues have contributed their diverse expertise and time in 50 countries to work with more than 70 partner organizations on projects aimed at strengthening health systems.

Accenture Is Taking a Leap to Make a Difference: Tiffany & Tyrone's Story

Accenture helped Tiffany and Tyrone realize their dream to build more equal and inclusive communities in its Corporate Citizenship Report
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Accenture is committed to helping people succeed and grow in the digital era. Business partners Tiffany Hoang and Tyrone Botelho got the skills and mentoring they needed to build their business through Accenture's Skills to Succeed partner Youth Business USA. Want to read more stories about how Accenture is making a difference? Read its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report.

AgExport Hoy: Inviting MSMEs to Accelerate Their Innovation

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La Red de Innovación e Impacto, un proyecto financiado por el Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, lanzó El Poder de Crecer, un concurso que busca identificar y premiar a organizaciones que están empoderando micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.

El Poder de Crecer: Concurso Impulsado por La Red de Innovación e Impacto selecciona candidatos innovadores para que unan fuerzas con los actuales miembros de La Red (Alumni) con el fin de:

Video: How to Craft a Volunteer Program That Meets Employee Needs

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In overwhelming numbers, employees want their companies to offer ways for them to volunteer and lend a hand to their communities.

Yet, research shows that one-third of employees won’t actually give through their workplace because they’re not able to choose the causes that matter to them.

This disconnect is a problem.

Arbor Day Foundation and Boise Paper Celebrate 10th Project UP™ Planting Day

Milestone Planting Day will restore Houston park devastated by Hurricane Harvey
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – This spring, the Arbor Day Foundation and Boise Paper will celebrate the 10th planting day event of Project UP™, a partnership to revitalize neighborhoods across North America through tree planting. Project UP turns abandoned and neglected urban spaces into clean, green neighborhood gathering places where families and individuals can come together, relax and thrive.

Scotiabank Announces Eighth Cohort of Scotia Vision Achiever Programme

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Scotiabank Jamaica announced the eighth cohort of small business owners in the 2018 edition of the Scotia Vision Achiever Programme last Wednesday.

The intensive 17-week course led by renowned business coach Marcia Woon Choy begins in April...

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Celebrating Our Employees Living a Life of Service

By Tina Morefield, Director, Community Engagment, AT&T
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During April, National Volunteer Month, we’re celebrating our employees who go above and beyond to make a positive impact on their community. Throughout the month, employees across the country will be participating in marquee volunteer events with City Year Care Force.

Conoce más sobre Travolution!

Organización que trabaja para fortalecer las redes de trabajo y comercialización de proyectos comunitarios a través del turismo y el desarrollo local.
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Conoce más sobre Travolution, organización que trabaja para fortalecer las redes de trabajo y comercialización de proyectos comunitarios a través del turismo y el desarrollo local, miembros de La Red de Innovación e Impacto y uno de los Alumni participantes en el Concurso de Innovación powertogrow.wec.org

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